In the early days of summer, Sicilian fishermen embark on Mattanza, the ancient practice of driving schools of tuna fish into a carefully arranged system of nets. As a result, tuna is heavily featured in traditional Sicilian fare. Discover the traditional Polpette Di Tonno Fresco recipe featuring Sicilian Tuna Meatballs in our delicious Puttanesca Sauce.
This simple salt scrub combines ancient sea salt from Trapani, raw organic honey, and beautiful organic extra virgin olive oil. While the salt serves to purify your skin, honey serves as both a binder for the scrub and an anti-inflammatory to soothe, and extra virgin olive oil nourishes and moisturizes.
Where the old country meets the Wild West, there’s nothing quite like a Spaghetti Western. Combining the fiery, rustic flavors of Corleone with the smooth western tastes of Wyoming Whiskey, just a sip of this bloody mary inspired cocktail will bring visions of bouncing tumbleweeds, the sounds of hard hooves on dry dirt, and the slow click of a r...
Shag carpets, shades of browns and mustards, flared pants, and the soulful sound of Al Green singing "Let's Stay Together" flash through your head with the first whiff of nutty-sweet Amaretto liquor. Gaining its flavor from almonds, apricot or peach pits, the delightful spirit has been a popular addition to cocktails in the US since it first appeared on the scene in the 1960s. We've put together some of our favorite cocktails to make with Amaretto.
Bud-laced branches hover above dry grass fields speckled with flashes of green. Warmth from an early spring sun melts the crisp air and tickles the buds to unleash their tight grip, quickly unfurling pale pink blossoms in a wave of color across Agrigento. Soon, these same branches will hang heavy with sweet Sicilian almonds. The first days of spring have been announced, and it is time to celebrate Sicily's awakening.
Using Extra Virgin Olive Oil to slowly poach delicate white fish, this recipe is both delicious and heart-healthy. Fork tender with just the right notes of vegetal, peppery Extra Virgil Olive Oil to tickle your senses, fresh Halibut slowly cooks to deliver the most succulent rendition of the delicate white fish you'll ever experience.
Light, creamy, fluffy, clould-like fresh cheese, ricotta has earned a special place in many hearts. Made from the leftover whey created during cheese production, ricotta was invented as a way to repurpose the delicious dairy byproduct by reheating it to allow for the tiny curds in the whey to grow and solidify into the fluffy and fresh cheese we've come to love. Whipped into pancakes, it makes for a deliciously savory rendition of the breakfast favorite.
Bright, fresh, and sweet, the intoxicating scent of citrus floats on Sicily's saline Mediterranean breeze, swaying through the hills like the gentle surf that caresses its shoreline. Across the verdant island, striking hues of yellow, green, and orange pop through curtains of greenery. This symphony of color, smell, and taste springs from sidewalks, crawls up mountainsides, and adorns roadways, making Sicily the iconic citrus paradise it is beloved as.