Tag Archives: Sicily

Sicilian Spaghetti Stuffed Eggplant Rollups {Involtini di Melanzane}

We just returned from ten fabulous days in France, spending half our stay in Provence, and the other half in the French Alps so my husband and his friends could climb mountains on their bikes. Now our trip to Sicily last month seems so far away… Continue reading

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Palermo Style Chicken Cutlets With Pistachio Caper Sauce {Cotoletta di Pollo alla Palermitana}

Palermo Style Chicken Cutlets With Pistachio Caper Sauce {Cotoletta di Pollo alla Palermitana}

We recently spent eleven days driving around the island of Sicily, and though I’ll always remember the gorgeous scenery we enjoyed from coast to coast, it is the food that impressed me. Sicilians eat well; there is no other way to say it. With fruit and vegetable stalls on every other corner, fresh seafood stores […] Continue reading

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Sicilian Seafood Soup With Couscous

We are anxiously planning our trip to Sicily for early May, so when my latest Saveur magazine came in the mail with a big bowl of Sicilian seafood stew featured on the cover, I must admit that I got a little excited. The article is all about Si… Continue reading

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Police arrest 109 suspected mafia members during raids

Footage shows raids carried out by the Italian Carabinieri police in Catania, Sicily Continue reading

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‘World’s oldest mafia don’ hosts extravagant 100th birthday party

Procopio di Maggio, long regarded as the head of Cosa Nostra in a town in Sicily, sparks public anger with lavish fireworks display to celebrate his birthday Continue reading

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Scientists in Italy rediscover snake that was used by ancient Greeks as a weapon of war

Greek navy would hurl snakes such as the Javelin Sand Boa at enemy ships, experts say Continue reading

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Arrest of wife of mob boss indicates growing role of women in Cosa Nostra

Arrest of Teresa Marino is latest in crackdown on Sicilian mafia Continue reading

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Mount Etna in pictures: Volcano spews lava and clouds of ash in latest eruption

In pics: Volcano spews lava and clouds of ash in latest eruption Continue reading

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Italian police disrupt alleged Mafia plot to assassinate country’s interior minister

Plot to kill Angelino Alfano originated in the notorious Cosa Nostra stronghold of Corleone in Sicily Continue reading

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I Love Touring Italy

Italy is the world’s top vacation destination. It has something for everyone; its attractions include secular and religious sites spanning centuries, isolated villages and dynamic cities, beaches, ski resorts, and world-class fashion. And, let’s not forget its outstanding cuisine, and its unique wines. Continue reading

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Italian Pasta

When we hear the term Italian cuisine, the first name that comes in our mind is pasta. Though it was originated in Italy, it is famous worldwide. Pasta is like noodles, made from certain grain flours with water and/or eggs mixtures. Continue reading

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