settembre 13, 2020

3 Questions to Sicilian best selling author Alessandro D’Avenia

Known to the general public for his several books and his eloquence, Sicilian best selling author Alessandro D’Avenia to me was just a nice kid I liked to […]
agosto 10, 2020

Moltivolti, a lot more than a simple restaurant in town

Moltivolti is not just a place to eat in Palermo. It is a way of living and being open to other cultures, valuing diversity and making […]
marzo 22, 2020

In Palermo Marsala wine and Art nouveau have only one name: FLORIO!

There is nothing better than sipping a fine Florio Marsala wine with a nice dessert or at the end of a rich lunch. The Vecchioflorio, the old dry […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
luglio 15, 2012

Sicilian folklore: “Il festino di Santa Rusulia”

Do you know what “festino” (or fistinu) means? Fistinu is the Sicilian word to indicate the Festino of Santa Rosalia, a huge festivity dedicated to the […]
marzo 15, 2011

The traditional pizza from Palermo is called “Sfincione”

Do you know what “sfincione” is? This is the traditional name for our Sicilian pizza. Probably the name derives from the latin spongia, which means sponge, […]
febbraio 11, 2011

An introduction to Sicilian rotisserie, every moment is the right moment

Do you know what the so-called “rosticceria siciliana” is? The word rosticceria means rotisserie and in Sicily is a very big deal. We are all crazy […]