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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What’s hummus? Hummus is not a Sicilian dish. And that is somehow strange. Sicily has all ingredients, in abundance. Yet, they are never put together in one single dish. Hummus has conquered the world. It is praised for its taste and versatility and health. Strangely enough, Sicilians remain rather indifferent. Ingredients Sicilian olive oil is […]
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What’s hummus? Hummus is not a Sicilian dish. And that is somehow strange. Sicily has all ingredients, in abundance. Yet, …
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In a nutshell Pistachio or pistacchio (IT) comes from Asia. The ancient Greek liked what they saw and imported the …
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Ideology and intolerance Milk braised pork loin is an exclusive dish. It excludes vegetarians and the lactose intolerant. The presence …
Tagliere
liquori
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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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Grillo Wonderful white wine! An extraordinary variety. The popularity is also due to the fact it withstands the torrid summers. Grillo is the basis for the production of Marsala wine.  …
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Earthquake! Yes, it was an earthquake. The shock was perceived in Palermo city and eleven towns in the province. With …
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Ready steady go The Sole Luna festival starts. Which is not evident in this strange period. With minor changes respect …
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The Italian diminutive When and how to use a diminutive? In the Italian language a noun is reduced by adding …
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Scopa
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1. Agatho Agatho was 103 years old when he became pope. Born in Palermo in 575 he ruled the Vatican for three years. And yet, he left a footprint. He …
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1. Henry Armetta, a Hollywood pioneer From Palermo to Hollywood. With an obligatory stop-over in New York. Born Enrico, Henry was type-casted in silent films. The Italian restaurant owner, barber, …