Savouring the complex sicilian soul through food

Sicilian is more than a geographical adjective, it is a way of living, a way of being. It is a feeling of superiority, it is a defence, it is a menace. Nasuki.guru guides you along savours and smells, barren mountains and incomprehensible squalor, immense beauty, joyous people, leaving no one indifferent.

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Quarantine inspired Siculino, the cactus shaped puppet is a lockdown product. Remember when covid-19 dominated our daily life? That’s when two Catanese, Flavio and Sara, got creative. Children, they knew, were bored out of their head. They couple, you see, are experienced entertainers. Add a deep love for their native island. Good things were bound […]
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What’s in a name The word involtini refers to rolls or roulades. An outer layer envelops a filling. The list …
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What’s in a name Picchi pacchio, pronounced as ‘pee-ki pack-ioo. Some claim different yet similar names as correct. Picchiu pacchiu, …
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What’s granita Granita is a wonderful union of two liquids and sugar. Brought to freezing temperature and mixed. It would be …
Tagliere
liquori
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Tears from the sky The cycle of water guarantees and endless supply. Or doesn’t it? Sure it does. Not all water is drinkable though. What we serve to the thirsty …
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Count Negroni Count Camilo Negroni. He gave his name to the drink. And gained immortality. The flamboyant aristocrat asked his barman and friend to fortify the then ubiquitous ‘Americano‘ cocktail. …
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Quarantine inspired Siculino, the cactus shaped puppet is a lockdown product. Remember when covid-19 dominated our daily life? That’s when …
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What’s in a name ‘Sembra una vespa !’ It looks like a wasp! That is what Enrico Piaggio exclaimed in …
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Amarcord Federico Fellini introduced the world to Amarcord. In origin is translates as ‘I remember’, in a nostalgic way. This musing …
Pane e cipudda
Scopa
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1. Be nice, be respectful Should one care about etiquette in a bar? Yes, you should. It allows you to live the full experience. Offering you that little extra, that …
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1. Trapanese Talking about light lunch. In this recipe the ingredients remain small. Not blended as in the pesto version. Peeled and deseeded tomato. Basil, almonds, garlic and olive oil. …