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Teatro Massimo Palermo

Teatro Massimo

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Fried battered cardoons (I carduna ca pastetta)

The ancient saying “a tempu di carduni, lu cuteddu servi a lu patruni” (when thistles grow, the master needs his knife for the harvest) means

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Easter cakes to taste in Sicily

Cover image: Pupi cu l’ovu – ph. lacucinadiziapeppa

The well nown Sicilian bakery art, during special occasions, gives of its best and, at Easter, coinciding with Springtime,

Sicilian prickly pears

The origins of the opuntia ficus indica, the botanical name of the prickly pears, are to be found in the fifteenth century, when they were imported

  • Sicilian blood oranges - ph Fabio Cavasenna

Sicilian blood oranges

Sicily is the country of oranges, whose fragrance fills the air in springtime… (Guy de Maupassant)
Sicilian blood oranges, cultivated exclusively in the Piana di  Catania 

  • Militello Val di Catania - ph. Mario Sibilla Guzzone

Militello in Val di Catania

 “Sicily is the country of oranges, whose fragrance fills the air in springtime….But what constitutes, above all, a land unique and most interesting in this world,

  • Frutta Martorana - ph Pasticceria Costa di Palermo

The Frutta Martorana

These exquisite marzipan sweets, perfectly reproducing  vegetables and fruit, are a true expression of a great gastronomical creativity .

Gracefully placed in wicker baskets or in

  • Panorama from the Rocca di Cerere - Foto Arangio

Rocca di Cerere’s Geopark

The Geopark is a universe apart, one of the uncountable faces of Sicily and its petrified heart at the same time.
Geoparco Rocca di Cerere extends

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The tomato extract (astrattu)

An intense summer sun that lasts for at least a week and a little watery, very sweet and perfectely ripe tomato. These are the two indispensable

Vie Francigene of Sicily

They are called the Vie Francigene of Sicily and, like the ones that connected France to Rome, they are the ancient routes taken by pilgrims who

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