febbraio 15, 2018

What do Sicilians eat for breakfast?

Do you know what Sicilians usually eat for breakfast? When I decided to create a food blog I loved the idea of posting not only mere recipes, […]
dicembre 13, 2017

Traditional Sicilian Caldarroste vs Modern Chestnut Cake

Which one is gonna win: Sicilian tradition or a bit of food innovation and creativity? Today is all about chestnuts, but there is a tough match […]
novembre 30, 2017

Homemade little gifts for your Christmas or Secret Santa? Here some ideas!

December has definitely arrived: cold, a bit wet but always extremely charming. Going out in December is so beautiful as you get to see Christmas decorations […]
maggio 22, 2017

Crespelle, zeppole or Benedettine: 3 names but only 1 recipe!

Have you ever heard of the “crespelle di riso catanesi”? Or as we call it in Sicilian “i crispeddi”? This is a recipe which is traditionally […]
aprile 22, 2017

Pan d’arancio: the perfect marriage between Sicilian almonds & oranges

Have you ever heard of a Sicilian cake called “pan d’arancio”? The pan d’arancio (literally orange bread) is a typical cake prepared in the province of […]
marzo 25, 2017

Crazy about Sicilian granita? Go to the “Nivarata” in Acireale

Have you ever tried a Sicilian granita? A granita is a flavored slush but on a completely different level. It’s typical of Eastern Sicily (especially Catania […]
ottobre 30, 2016

All Souls Day and the traditional Sicilian “cannistru ri morti!”

Have you ever heard the Italian expression “canestro dei morti“? And what about the Sicilian “u’ cannistru ri morti“? Maybe from your grandmother or grandfather? The […]
luglio 17, 2016

Fresh peaches in white wine, our summery fruit salads

Have you ever tried this delicate peach salads during the hottest days of the  summer? When I was a teen-ager we used to spend summer in […]
febbraio 6, 2016

Sicilian homemade bread fritters: for Carnival, but not only!

Do you know how to prepare some bread fritters for Carnival? In my family the Sunday before the famous pancake tuesday (that precedes Ash wednesday) we […]
novembre 11, 2012

Saint Martin’s day, his cookies and the Moscato wine!

Have you ever heard about the  S. Martin festivity? Well, November the 11th is the day of Saint Martin and in Sicily is usually accompanied by […]
gennaio 22, 2011

“Biancomangiare”, the Sicilian white pudding

Do you know how to cook Biancomangiare, the Sicilian white pudding? And why is it called that way? The origin of this delicious dessert is told […]