Sicily

The Sicilian Speciality that is Worth a Journey

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When thinking about Sicily, drop the Mafia and take the arancini instead: these golden orbs of deep fried rice exemplify Sicilian street food. But that hasn’t stopped Sicilians from debating the tradition's history, name and recipe. Some scholars trace their origins to St. Lucy’s day, celebrated on December 13th, when citizens ate rice to commemorate a grain[...]

Palermo dreaming

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Sicily is great. And I'm not just saying that because so far no one tried to steal anything from me. I found a great hostel where I've been meeting tons of nice people (Casa di Amici, more on that soon), have taken day trips to stunning beach towns, visited catacombs and of course had an overload of the local specialities which happen to be all sweet. Cannol[...]