giugno 13, 2015

Considerations on Sicily, food, work and mafia

 Who doesn’t like the movie “The Godfather”? Undoubtedly it’s a good movie. Some say even a masterpiece. But… it’s just a movie. Reality is different.   […]
maggio 25, 2015

Etna Coffee, Sicilian street food in London: it’s a YES for me!

Lately I have been caught up in the ‘British got talent’ tv show really badly, so… when yesterday I went to try the first Sicilian street […]
maggio 15, 2015

Andrea Lucchetta promotes Sicilian oranges at Expo Milan

Photo Source: Andrea Lucchetta (selfie) Yesterday there was an unusual yet brilliant promoter at the Expo’s Cluster Bio-Mediterranean stand in Milan. I am talking about volleyball […]
aprile 30, 2015

The basics of Sicilian cuisine: “la pastella” aka batter

Have you ever heard about cheese or veggies fried in “pastella”? One of the most basic preparation in our cuisine is the batter, that we call […]
marzo 29, 2015

Whitebait fritters paired with Mandrarossa pinot grigio

Have you ever tried those tiny newborn whitebaits fish called in Italian “neonata“? In the Bel Paese the fishing of whitebaits has been regulated by specific […]
febbraio 14, 2015

The Carnival in Messina is with the black & white pignolata!

Photo source: Siciliafan.it Have you ever heard of the famous Carnival sweet called “pignolata“? Pignolata, also called pignoccata, is very popular in the whole of Sicily […]
gennaio 25, 2015

Caponata under attack, threats by stock cubes

Definetely there is no peace for Sicilian cuisine these days. Soon after the tweet about arancini, we had to witness a second attempt to kill another […]
gennaio 17, 2015

Expo Milan 2015 and the tweet about “arancinI”

The real traditional Sicilian “Arancina alla carne” What a storm! It’s the case of the day. Seriously, since yesterday in Palermo everyone is talking about the […]
gennaio 7, 2015

Sicilian pork loin cooked with golden apples

Have you ever tried the famous “maialino nero dei Nebrodi”? It is a breed of black pork that comes from the Sicilian mountain chain of Nebrodi. […]
dicembre 4, 2014

P like Palermo, P like pane & panelle!!!

The renowned pane e panelle (homemade) PALERMO and PANELLE: The two words are forever bond, because the ‘pane e panelle‘ (the panelle sandwich) is together with […]
novembre 21, 2014

The “Antica Focacceria” celebrates 180 years of life!

The Antica Focacceria San Francesco, one of the most famous gastronomic spot in Palermo for street food and traditional Sicilian dishes tonight is celebrating its 180 […]
ottobre 19, 2014

Nicolosi and the Etna Chocolate Festival

Box of chocolate (Photo source: Stratta1836.it) Where are you all crazy chocoholics?  If you happen to live or visit Eastern Sicily these days, plan a trip […]