ottobre 11, 2019
Capo

Palermo street food, the perfect tour to learn who we are

“We are what we eat” is a book written by an American professor and it was also the foundation of my graduate thesis, which is the […]
gennaio 19, 2019

Sicilian icons: Paolo Borsellino & the Antica focacceria San Francesco

Do you know what the “Antica focacceria San Francesco” is? And what has to do with Paolo Borsellino? Well, read on and everything will be clarified. In […]
maggio 19, 2018

Royal Wedding: the cake has got Sicilian lemons!!!

Dear Sicilian foodies, Could I ever let this event falling behind without notice? Of course not! 😀 The big day has finally arrived: Prince Harry and […]
dicembre 5, 2017

10 days of Sicilian food & culture in Palermo for the 3rd edition of the Street Food Fest

Are you ready for a complete full immersion of Sicilian Street Food? Well… you’d better be because is coming up in few days a Christmas edition […]
maggio 21, 2017

A Sicilian Festival in Spitafields, London

Are you crazy about Sicilian food and products? Do you miss your local cannoli and the exquisite arancine? Well… stop for a second and read this […]
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 […]
febbraio 3, 2017

Palermo is the Capital of the Italian Culture for 2018

  Dear friends,  I am so proud to announce that Palermo two days ago has been nominated by the Mibact Commission <<Capital of Italian Culture for […]
novembre 10, 2016

Comics & food, from Boston to Palermo with Phil Amara

A couple of months ago I had the pleasure to meet an American teacher and former comics editor with Sicilian roots, who is also author of […]
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 […]
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 […]
luglio 28, 2015

5 reasons to visit Sicily on Holiday

In 1887 the eminent German author J. W. Goethe wrote in his renowned book The Italian journey: “To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is […]
luglio 14, 2014

The tradition of the Festino: babbaluci, calia and semenza

I have to be honest with you: when I was a child, we were never particularly crazy about the “Festino of Santa Rosalia”, (or in Sicilian […]