Top 10 cooking mistakes I see during my cooking classes

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It looks like this year there will be no winter season in Sicily, we are flying from autumn straight into spring.

Back from New Years celebrations in Cyprus with my in-laws, I could not miss the chance to buy spices at Limassol old market for some friends and f

The 2010 LoveSicily Christmas recipe is my Ravioli with Piacentino cheese, Walnuts and Pasta amara (100% cocoa) served with a sage and but

After a full immersion into Modica's chocolate and its Chocobarocco festival, today I decided to prepare something special with yet some more choco

At the beginning of November, Susan Van Allen, author of

Few weeks ago, a nice family Sunday in the woods around Noto Antica offered a fantastic ingredient for a great risotto: wild saffron.

For many years "Patacchi" (Jerusalem artichokes), now known with the more elegant name of "topinambur", were a mysterious ingredient to me.

Antica Dolceria Bonajuto is famous all over the world for their top quality traditional chocolate, but

A couple of days ago I got an email by Lorenzo Piccione, owner of Piano Grillo Olive Grove in Chiaramonte Gulfi, saying:

I think Mediterranean cuisine would not be the same without falafel, panelle, farinata, humus and the fantastic soups you can make with chickpeas.

I love Autumn and its wonderful products and last week I made a lunch using four seasonal ingredients: Porcini mushroom, pistachios and chestnuts f