giugno 27, 2020

Sicilian Summertime: an infographic!

Here it is: the first infographic about Sicilian summer products and dishes! Nothing is more Sicilian than a pasta soup with tenerumi in august, eggplants are […]
giugno 14, 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 […]
maggio 16, 2020

10 must haves that will make your kitchen scream “Sicilian”

The kitchen, especially if open-space is where we spend most of the time in Sicily. Every Sicilian family loves their kitchen, because we love food, not […]
maggio 2, 2020

White & red bruschetta, the typical Sicilian starter

Do you know how to prepare some traditional starter called bruschetta? It’s very easy, but to make a perfect bruschetta you must have the perfect bread, […]
aprile 11, 2020

‘Mpanate e Nfigghiulate’, the traditional Easter food in Ragusa & Scicli

Have you ever heard the Sicilian word “mpanate“? And what about another difficult one: “nfigghiulata“? If you are not from the south of Sicily, meaning in […]
gennaio 25, 2020

A Sicilian soul born in Uk, interview with Chef Emilia Strazzanti

With the start of the New Year we always try to change something about our lives, whether is an habit, something we want to fix, or […]
dicembre 23, 2019

Christmas Eve in Messina with the “pitoni messinesi”

Have you ever heard of a Sicilian delicacy called the “pitoni messinesi”?   One of the most traditional food you can eat in Messina‘s families for […]
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 […]
agosto 20, 2019

Eggplant or Aubergine rolls? Let’s call them “Involtini di melanzane!”

Have you ever tried the “involtini di melanzane”? Involtini in Italian means rolls and the origin of this recipe is actually unknown but it definitely falls […]
febbraio 28, 2019

Lentils pasta soup: a soothing dish for your cold winters

Have you ever tried pasta soup with lentils? Yes I said pasta soup, because in Italy not only we eat pasta asciutta but we also have […]
dicembre 5, 2018

Sweet and sour fried red pumpkin

Do you know how to cook sweet and sour fried pumpkin? This is a delicious colourful side dish perfect to be served with either meat or […]
agosto 3, 2018

Spaghetti with pesto trapanese, a proper summer delight

Have you ever heard of the typical “pesto alla trapanese”? It’s pesto Trapani style: fresh, light, tasty, … I would call it a recipe with character, […]