Santa Lucia in Amsterdam, the patron of light

Santa Lucia in Amsterdam, the patron of light

History   Sicily irradiates tradition. There are more festivities throughout the year than anywhere else. People are proud of their history, and especially their food. Every day is a celebration in the southern Italian island, but some dates are particularly...
Sicilian Aperitivo, a mix of tradition and live music

Sicilian Aperitivo, a mix of tradition and live music

Wondering how Italians enjoy their night? The aperitivo is an Italian tradition where people gather with friends before dinner to drink and eat some snacks. A perfect moment to talk about the past day and appreaciate, usually, a nice glass of Prosecco or Spritz. You...
Sicily has never been this close

Sicily has never been this close

  Professional Sicilian pasta makers Simone Usenato and Vincenzo Patti bring to Amsterdam the authentic, century-old cooking traditions of the biggest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily. Sicilian cuisine is widely praised both in Italy and the rest of the...
Genovesi Ericine

Genovesi Ericine

Typical dessert made in Erice, a small town at the top of the Erice mountain overlooking Trapani. Famous throughout the province of Trapani and also throughout Sicily. The story wants that around the 1500 at the times in which in the Port of Trapani the Genoese landed...