giugno 10, 2012

“Caldofreddo”: a MUST when you go to Trapani or nearby

Do you know what “caldofreddo” is? Caldofreddo is a very particular ice cream prepared in the western part of Sicily. Literally in Italian these are two separate […]
maggio 28, 2012

‘Pasta con l’anciova’, breadcrumb is the secret!

Do you know how to make one of the most renowned Sicilian pasta dish? It’s what we call “pasta cu l’anciova” which literally means pasta with […]
marzo 24, 2012

A delicious spring pasta: Bronte’s pistachio’s pesto & speck

Do you know what the pesto of pistachio is? It is a sauce made of grounded pistachio from Bronte, a town near Catania, and it is […]
marzo 10, 2012

Local Expert Award ? The Sicilian Cuisine Blog is in!!!

This short post is to thank the website Charming Sicily to have awarded me with the title of ‘Sicilian Local Expert’. It’s always nice when somebody […]
marzo 2, 2012

Exquisite fava beans mash: the Sicilian “maccu”

Do you know what is the so-called “MACCO DI FAVE”? In Sicilian the word macco becomes maccu and is used to name an exquisite dish we […]
febbraio 21, 2012

The period of Carnival: costumes and sweets galore!

Sicilian Carnival Week The Carnival in Italy is the period of festivity dedicated to the children and it always comes before the Lent, the forty days […]
febbraio 20, 2012

The stuffed rustic bread in Sicily is called “pane cunzato”

Do you know what “pane cunzato” is? And how can we make it? Pane cunzato in Sicilian dialect means literally stuffed bread. When we talk about this preparation which […]
febbraio 6, 2012

Reviews: “Four Seasons”, the brand new restaurant in Lascari

Yesterday I spent a lovely day in Lascari, a small village near the more famous Cefalù, where there is a new born restaurant called “Four Seasons” […]
gennaio 28, 2012

CheeseArt in Ragusa, for those who love cheese!

Do you know what “CheeseArt” is? CheeseArt is a great event located in Ragusa and organised by the Association Corfilac. It will celebrate the opening of two […]
gennaio 6, 2012

Happy Birthday and Happy New Year!!!

Here we go! A year has passed since I started this online experience that has given me a lot of satisfacions. Thanks for the many mails, […]
dicembre 24, 2011

Merry Christmas from the Sicilian Cuisine Blog

It’s almost midnight and Baby Jesus is about to come to this world once again. I would like to wish a Merry Christmas and a Happy […]
dicembre 20, 2011

Delicious fried cardoons, aka “cardi in pastella”

Do you know what cardoons are? And how we eat them? Here we have some vegetables that are not easy to find in other part of […]