I Segreti del Chiostro in Santa Caterina. The rebirth of the nuns’ bakery in Palermo

The ambitious project of recovery and opening to the public of the convent of Santa Caterina is part of the rediscovery of the bakery that the seclusion nuns conducted for centuries. Today the space is a meeting place for taste ...Leggi altro

Jan. 21 2019

Palermo. The renaissance of cucina d’autore

Don’t believe the Palermitani who tell you that nothing interesting is happening in their city. Palermo, for those who live there, is often obvious, taken for granted. But recently, it’s been doing its best to show its brighter side, the ...Leggi altro

Jul. 24 2017

Focaccias & Co. 7 Sicilian specialties and a sfincione recipe

Thick and soft, or thin and crisp; stuffed with anchovies or sausage, oozing local cheeses and added with elderflowers or fennel pollen. 7 classic Sicilian focaccias and a recipe for sfincione courtesy of Osteria Ballarò.

Jul. 06 2017

Domina IOOC, the winners of the international olive oil competition held in Palermo

347 labels hailing from da 19 different countries participated in Domina International Oliva Oil Contest. The last day of events, May 7th, 2017 awarded the best extra virgin olive oils on a world level. 

May. 09 2017

Fresh pasta in Palermo, 6 places for quality goods

[caption id="attachment_134931" align="alignnone" width=""]Ravioli di tumminia, Pastificio Pastando, Palermo[/caption] Tumminia, Russello, Senatore Cappelli. These are only a few of the ancient grains used for making bread and pasta in Sicily. Today they are living a true Renaissance. As part of ...Leggi altro

Apr. 25 2017

Proper espresso while on vacation: 8 quality brews on the beach

June means planning summer vacation. The lunch, dinner and aperitivo offer in Italy’s coastal resort cities is ample, but what about choice in caffeinated beverages? Mediterrnanean lovers, here’s our list of Italy’s best seaside coffee shops.

Jun. 17 2016
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