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7 restaurants and chalets on the beach in Ragusa area

Date created: Thu, 28 Jun, 2018

Sandy beaches, cliffs bathed by the crystal sea, the warm Sicilian sun, fabulous sunsets or the moon reflected on the sea. These are the suggestive scenes for a lunch or dinner in the restaurants and chalets on the sea of ​​the Ragusa coast we selected for you. An unforgettable experience to please the  palate and sight. Ideal for relaxing...

Best local food you can try during your Easter family holiday in Sicily

Date created: Wed, 14 Feb, 2018

Easter is an amazing time to visit Sicily, especially if you are a foodie. As with all holidays food is a central part of it. If you are lucky enough to be on the island during this period (and luckier still to be staying at our of our fantastic villas) here are some tips to help you get the most out of seasonal delicacies.


Testa di Turco

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

Testa di Turco - Ingredients for 4 people: 350 gr flour 00; 5 eggs; 100 gr of lard; 350 gr fresh sheep's ricotta; sugar; honey.

Preparation: Melt the lard over low heat. Just melted, remove from heat and add the flour  together with the eggs. Knead the...

Scacce recipe

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

Scacce - Ingredients: Ingredients for the dough: 1 kg of wheat flour; 1 egg; half a stick of yeast; water; salt; olive oil (1/2 cup). *Condiments: fried eggplant, tomato and cheese (provolone cheese and cacao cavallo), or cottage cheese and sausage.


Pasta with swordfish and Pachino tomatoes

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

Pasta with swordfish and Pachino cherry tomato - Ingredients: 200 grams of pasta penne; 2 slices of swordfish, cut into cubes, and without the skin; 8 Pachino cherry tomatoes; parsley to taste; 3 leaves of mint; natural unsalted shelled pistachios; salt to taste; black pepper to taste; 1 clove of garlic; oil; red wine. 

Preparation - Cook...

Pasta with sardines

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

Pasta con le sarde (Pasta with sardines) - Ingredients: 600gr of bucatini; 400 grams of sardines without head and tail; 2 onions; 50 grams of raisins; 50 grams of pine nuts; 4 anchovies; 1 bunch of fennel; olive oil, salt and pepper; 100 gr toasted breadcrumbs.


Pasta alla Norma

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

Pasta alla Norma - Ingredients for 4 people: 350 gr. short pasta rifled; 500 gr. tomato sauce; 2 medium eggplants; 200 gr. salted ricotta; 3 cloves of garlic; 1 bunch of fresh basil; extra virgin olive oil; salt; pepper.

Preparation -  Cut the eggplant into...

Giuggiulena: Sicilian Recipe

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

Giuggiulena - Ingredients: 1 kg of sesame; 600 grams of sugar; 300 grams of honey; 500 grams of almonds.

Preparation - Wash the sesame seeds and dry in the oven. Dissolve 500 grams of sugar and 500 grams of honey in a pan. Add the sesame seeds and almonds...

Cassata Siciliana: Sicilian Recipe

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

Cassata Siciliana - Ingredients for 4 people - 1 sponge cake; 400 grams of cottage cheese; 400 grams of mixed candied fruit; 250 grams of sugar ; 200 grams of powdered sugar ; 200 grams of apricot jelly ; ½ cup of Marsala ; orange flower water ; 30 grams of pistachios ; 80 grams of dark chocolate ; 1...

Caponata: Sicilian Recipe

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

Caponata - Ingredients for 4 people - 80 gr pitted green olives; 200 gr of tomato paste; 2 eggplants; 1 red and 1 yellow pepper; 30 gr of salted capers; 1 tablespoon pine nuts; 2 stalks of celery; 2 tablespoons vinegar; 1 onion; 1 teaspoon sugar; oil; salt; basil.

Preparation - Rinse the eggplant, remove the stems together at the tip of...