isole egadi

Discover Isole Egadi

Have you ever heard of Isole Egadi in Italy? The Isole Egadi (Egadi Islands) are a small archipelago made of 3 islands and 2 islets in front of the North-Western coast of Sicily. They are only a few miles away from Trapani, where you can easily take a ferry to reach this paradise and spend […]

caponata

How To Make The Authentic Italian Caponata

Have you tried the Italian Caponata? Caponata is a traditional Sicilian side dish: simple ingredients mixed together for an amazing sweet and sour flavour. There are many slightly different recipes depending on the city where it is made. Every city in Sicily has its own version! Do you know where its name comes from? It […]

taormina

Taormina: A Sicilian Treasure

Is Taormina your next Italian destination? We believe that Taormina is one of those unforgettable places you must see in Italy. Perched on the side of a mountain, Taormina has a strategic position. From there you can enjoy an amazing view of the coast and of the Etna volcano. The town is also magic! Its […]

Pasta alla Norma

Let’s Make Pasta alla Norma

Have you tried Pasta alla Norma and can’t live without anymore? The Pasta alla Norma is a delicious Italian recipe from Sicily. It was invented in Catania and quickly spread across the island. What does “alla Norma” mean? The legend tells that the comedy writer Nino Martoglio, after tasting this dish, said: “This is a […]

lampedusa

Lampedusa: The Italian Southernmost Island

Last trace of Italy in the Mediterranean Sea before the African coasts, Lampedusa is the biggest of the Pelagie Islands, a small archipelago which includes Linosa and Lampione. Some scholars think that its name comes from the greek λέπας (lépas), which means “rock”, because of its rocky landscape, others from λαμπάς (lampás), “torch”, in relation to the […]

sicilian desserts

Top Ten Sicilian Desserts

Did you try our list of Sicilian recipes? If you did, now you know how you could prepare a traditional meal. If you want to respect the tradition, however, you have to know that you cannot complete a lunch or a dinner without something sweet. In Sicilian patisserie there are some common ingredients like ricotta, […]

sicilian recipes

Top 10 Sicilian Recipes

Sicilian cuisine is well known all around the world not only because is part of the Italian tradition but also because it well represents the Mediterranean typical ingredients and diet. The traditional Sicilian recipes are based on an extraordinary variety of ingredients, even though some of them recur very often. Olive oil is one of the most used (as well as […]

Marzamemi

A Fishermen Village in Sicily: Marzamemi

Taking a stroll in one of the little streets of this “borgo” will surprise you with its authenticity and its atmosphere. Every corner, every sound and every smell remember the past of this beautiful place that every summer seduce lot of tourists, not only for its landscape but also for its unique sea, still uncontaminated […]

arancine

How To Prepare Authentic Arancine

Without doubt Southern Italy is well known for its tasteful cuisine and for its intense flavours which are part of a long tradition that still astonishes tourists from all over the world. Everyone surely knows one of the best Southern Italy food : I’m talking about Arancine, a sort of fried rice timbale filled with […]

montalbano

Why English People love Montalbano

A beautiful house in front of the sea, a warm sun heating the sand of the beach, the regular sound of the waves crashing onto the seashore, the smell of fresh fish just roasted and the wonderful view of a Sicilian village… In such a paradise you would never think about any trouble and the […]