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In Italian, fra diavolo refers to peppery dishes. It means literally, ‘brother devil’ and refers to a so-called Sicilian Robin Hood, Michele Pezza (1771-1806),  who disguised himself as a Franciscan friar and so was called 'Fra Diavolo'.




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