Pork loin with blood orange sauce

This is an interesting way to use the blood orange juice for an unsual main course which can be the highlight for an elegant dinner. The acidity and the sourness of the orange… Continue reading

Chicory, shrimps and blood orange sauce

Serves 4 people Ingredients: 8 shrimp tails 200 gr. chicory 2 blood oranges, both the juice and the peel 2 garlic cloves ginger extra virgin olive oil butter salt chilly pepper Cleanse the… Continue reading

Blood oranges from eastern Sicily are good for us!

Citrus fruit growing is particularly developed round the Mediterranean, with its sub-tropical climate, characterized by temperatures from 0° C to 35°C, autumn and winter rainfall and hot summers. The best-known Sicilian oranges are… Continue reading

Spaghetti all’Eoliana

Serves 4/5 450gr spaghetti (you can also use penne rigate) 140gr salted capers 6 san marzano tomatoes 1 clove of garlic 3 basil leaves 50gr green olives 50gr oz black olives 70gr tablespoons… Continue reading

Pantelleria for wine lovers and luxury travellers

This small and lonely island situated in the heart of Mediterranean Sea, closer to Tunisia than to Sicily,  is a real unicum, a place where wine lovers should go once in a life… Continue reading

A recipe and tales about Sicilian swordfish

Foodie travelers coming to Sicily cannot miss two things: a visit to a historical market and a traditional Sicilian cooking class. Catania historic fish market lays in the heart of the Baroque town, steps… Continue reading

What about luxury tours in Sicily?

Luxury. Sicily. Do these two words tickle enough your imagination and let you desire to experience one of our Sicily luxury tours? Sicily has a mythical image, it is a legend of charm… Continue reading

Street-level Palermo

Natalie Cammarata wrote this article on Palermitani street food, appeared on Chicago Tribune last May 13, 2013. Enjoy it! “This Sicilian city is full of secrets, but its street food isn’t one of… Continue reading

“They live with passion” – No Reservations in Sicily

No Reservations in Sicily. “They live with passion” – Enjoy Tony ‘s experience in our beautiful island Part 1 <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/GcEXJo5h5_U&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen> Part 2 <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/-AEMV419Czc&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen>… Continue reading

Feudo Principi di Butera and the miracle of wine

“It was soon after the war. Everything started from the china, a roborant bitter liqueur, an after-dinner drink with digestive properties, homemade by Uncle Domenico from the bark of the fine Cinchona calisaya,… Continue reading

The March of St. Agatha – Celebrating a Life Misunderstood

It is February 6th, 9.15 am.  Shrilling bangers[1] shatter and split a gloomy, rainy sky. The Cathedral’s festive bells welcome back the flowing river of devotees, dressed with their white cotton saccu[2]  and… Continue reading

Pino Cuttaia and the Character of Sole

I have a somewhat surprising confession.  I harbour a certain disinclination for Michelin starred cuisine.  Generally speaking, I find it boring, its chefs usually, ahem, much too, shall we say, pretentious?  Oh my… Continue reading

A new live eruption on Mt Etna

6.45 am. A new eruption on Mt Etna, full of snow. Enjoy!

Would you like a glass of Sicilian wine?

The largest Italian and Mediterranean island, Sicily is a charming land rich in history, art and culture and with old oenological traditions.  It is also a land of marvelous and well-renowned wines. One… Continue reading

Sicily Bizarre Foods: the Palermitani Spleen Sandwich

Andrew Zimmern travels to Sicily in “Bizarre Foods” where he samples a cow spleen sandwich, named “pani ‘ca meusa” in Sicilian language, Palermo’s original fast food item since the 1800s. It is a… Continue reading