>Slow Food Presidia: 29 good, clean and fair reasons for travelling to and around Sicily

>I was surprised and incredulous the first time I I run up against a Chinese garlic at a famous local chain of supermarkets. “What the hell I have to do with a Chinese… Continue reading

>Zucchini, potatos & tuma cheese sformato

>Mine is preatty a big family. I have 17 first cousins from my father’s side that makes more or less 45 if we consider wives, husbands and children. We are very close and… Continue reading

>Cauliflower sformato: when your husband hates cauliflower and you don’t!

> My husband Enzo hates cauliflowers. To tell the truth he hates eating whatever is green colored, that means most of the vegetables, which is a problem for me since I really love… Continue reading

>Happy New 2009!

> Happy New 2009! May this year bring serenity and prosperity to you, your families and friends!

>Christmas Eve dinner

> orange salad selection of typical Sicilian appetizers Fourteen people at dinner for Cristmas Eve and two days for preparing all the courses. Big families’ reunions are a tradition for Christmas Eve as… Continue reading

>Talks about wine: Zibibbo, the wine to make merry

> Let’s start our talks about Sicilian wine from the Zibibbo (kind of muscatel wine), once named by Sicilians “the wine to make merry”. Brought by the Phoenicians to the Sicilian island of… Continue reading

>Sfoglio, a dessert from the Madonie area

> The Madonie Mountains are located not so far from Palermo holding some of the most distinctive and well-kept villages in Sicily, many on them dating back to the Middle Ages. The recipe… Continue reading

>Enoteca Sicilia – the wine with its soul

> Aldo is one of those people one should meet in life. If you visit Catania I suggest to pop around his Enoteca di Sicilia ready to be overwhelmed by his infectious enthusiam.… Continue reading

>Buccellato – the typical Sicilian dessert for Christmas

> The word Buccellato comes from the latin word buccellatum meaning half-eaten (or cucciddatu in Sicilian slang). It is a typical dessert for Christmas served all over the island. Cooked in the oven,… Continue reading

>Cuccia cake – welcome to Christmas time

>The Cuccia is a typical Sicilian dessert which traditionally inaugurate Christmas time on the day of St. Lucy, the 13th of December.500 gr of soft wheat50 gr of fresh ricotta cheese300 gr of… Continue reading

>About Sicily

> “… A landscape in which it is possible to find what on earthseems to be made to seduce eyes, mind, imagination…”. These are the true words of a great writer Guy de… Continue reading

>A new experience

>That’s a new experience for me. I’m scared and excited about it. I’ve always liked writing and to tell the true during my teens I thought I was going to be a journalist,… Continue reading