Category Archives: Recipes & Cooking Ideas

Grandma María’s cavati con il “Buso”

cavati col buso

The “cavati col buso” with pistachio pesto is a fabulous first course. It is prepared in just a few minutes and is very creamy and super tasty! Grandma Maria’s pasta always has its own magic… It may be her skill or the love she puts into preparing it, or the fact that making “cavati col […]

3 unusual Sicilian autumn dishes

sicilian dishes for cold times

When the days get colder, why not bring to the table a dish that warms the body and spirit? At the end of a long day, treating yourself with a warming and comforting recipe linked to tradition is a real pleasure. Certainly, legumes and hot soups prevail in the long and cold autumn-winter period, but […]

Sicilian street food: Arancine palermitane al ragù

The question arises spontaneously: is it called “arancina” or “arancino”? The answer deserves a separate article. In short, in Palermo it is called arancinA and its shape is strictly round, while in Catania it is called arancinO and takes the shape of a cone. The Arancini or Arancine are a typical specialty of Sicilian cuisine. […]

Bruschetta Mediterranea


“Bruschetta mediterranea” is one of the most popular preparations of Italian antipasti. With a simple and Mediterranean taste, it is difficult to give up the strong and familiar taste of its basic ingredients such as: Extra Virgin Olive Oil, cherry tomatoes and basil. There are several versions of bruschetta, our proposal includes the use of […]

Busiate con pesto alla trapanese


Busiate are a fresh pasta typical of Trapani in eastern Sicily, which takes its name from the tool with which it is prepared, “i busi” or “irons” for knitting, which characterize the classic spiral shape. The people of Trapani modified the original pesto recipe by adding the typical local ingredients, then almonds and dried or […]