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Tak Copenhagen: a Sicilian palate in Scandinavia's gourmet capital

Tak Copenhagen: a Sicilian palate in Scandinavia's gourmet capital

As I mentioned on our FB page a couple of weeks ago, this month I took my Sicilian palate to the Gourmet Capital of Scandinavia, Copenhagen, and its fantastic cooking festival.

Nonna Elvira's galateo: etiquette advice

Nonna Elvira's galateo: etiquette advice

Every time I go through my grandmother's recipe books and notes I discover new elements that show my grandparents full care and respect for food.

Mizzica!

Mizzica!

Last week, Alfredo and Angelo from Mizzica.com came to visit the cooking school in Modica.
They have recently launched their website which offers access to top quality Sicilian products on-line and during our meeting we discussed about all sorts of products and ideas.

Sicilian "Natural Wines"

Sicilian "Natural Wines"

In Sicily, an increasing number of wine producers sharing a respectful and concerned approch to nature, have managed to translate this love for their land into excellent quality wines. This is why in our cookery tour, we only visit producers of organic wines who are using a combination of ancient and innovative techniques in the name of quality and sustainability, starting from the field up to the bottle.

Cooking? ........ just a family thing

Cooking? ........ just a family thing

Love and passion for food have always been part of my family culture and I am happy that my daughter has fully embraced this passion and discovered already the fun that food can offer.

To me, eating Nonna Elvira's food was always fun and a good lesson at the same time, but I also used to spend lots of time "playing" in the kitchen with her and my mom, and loved every minute of it.

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