Top 10 cooking mistakes I see during my cooking classes

I have been teaching cooking classes to hundreds of people for over a decade now and the best part of the experience has always been sharing our passion for food, personal kitchen anecdotes, cooking tips and exchanging recipes.

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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

It is olive harvest time and the Sicilian countryside smells of freshly pressed olives.

This is one of my favourite fish soups with cockles, mussels, clams and king prawns.

This post was inspired by a question that my friend Yvonne Maffei of My Halal Kitchen asked h

"A firmai a tiempu a tiempu!" - I just stopped her on time!" told me Turuzzu.