How to make Cannoli – Sicilian taste

Regardless of what you might think, cannoli, the famous Sicilian pastry with sweet ricotta has Arabic origins. In fact, historians have found that cannoli were first made in the Harem of Qalc’at al-Nissa (Caltanissetta). The story is quite funny as the concubines … Read More

Summer 2020: The best beaches near Siracusa

Siracusa has some of the best beaches in Sicily (Italy? the world?) and this is why we’ve compiled a list of the best beaches near Siracusa for your upcoming holiday to the best island in the world. Pssst… it’s never … Read More

Sicilian Taste: Puppetti i muccu

Here we are with the second appointment with our Sicilian Taste column! If you missed the first recipe, make sure to read the recipe of the Spaghetti alla Siracusana now. What is muccu? Muccu is the newborn of bluefish and … Read More

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Top 5 Things to See in Syracuse, Sicily

It’s almost impossible to summarise all the top things to see in Syracuse, Sicily, in only one brief article. There are too many beautiful things this incredible city has to offer, but we’ll try our best to give you the … Read More

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Sicilian Taste: Spaghetti alla Siracusana Recipe

Spaghetti alla Siracusana is our first recipe of a new column, Sicilian Taste, on our refreshed blog where we’ll share all the best recipes from our island. Eating Sicilian – Spaghetti alla Siracusana Recipe Preparation: 30 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesServing: … Read More

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5 Romantic Ideas for Gay Couples in Sicily

Sicily is the perfect place for any getaway, but in this article, we share 5 Romantic Ideas for Gay Couples in Sicily. The biggest island of the Mediterranean Sea doesn’t need an introduction but if you wish to read a … Read More


What’s On in Syracuse in November?

If you think of Sicily, I’m sure, you think about its beautiful beaches, the sunshine and the hot summer days. What you might not know though, it’s that Sicily and in particular Syracuse hosts a lot of events also during … Read More

The magic of Ortigia

Ortigia, unique Old town extended on an island steeped in colors, sea, art and culture; flavors and traditions that run between streets and alleys. Two bridges connect “U Scogghiu” (the old quarter in popular dialect) to the Mainland marking time … Read More