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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Sicilian Chocolate

Aztec medicine The origin of Sicilian chocolate lays in South America. The Aztecs prepared a drink based on cocoa beans. It was bitter and spicy. And served as medicine. Spanish conquistadores somehow took interest and added it to the looting list. Back in Spain, with added sugar, the drink made its name. No longer as […]

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Mexico and Sicily Chicken in chocolate sauce has a Mexican mother. She goes by the name of Mole de pollo.

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Buccellato

Happy Holidays Buccellato is a typical Christmas period sweet. It ain’t exactly a light cake. Under a layer of shortcrust

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Not only white United in colors they come and yet white prevails. Not a social but a culinary consideration. The

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The chicken and the orange Chicken and poultry in general match well. More than sweetness, orange brings tanginess. It makes

Tagliere
liquori
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Frank Cornelissen

Sicily photo frankcornelissen.it Frank Cornelissen?! That doesn’t sound very Sicilian. How wrong can one be. Sicilian is by definition a mix. An intense exchange of DNA, ideas and culture is

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Orange wine

Red, white and rosé What is orange wine? Well, that’s all in the skin. White wine has no contact with the skin. So it really doesn’t matter using white or

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Sicilian Chocolate

Aztec medicine The origin of Sicilian chocolate lays in South America. The Aztecs prepared a drink based on cocoa beans.

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Music and meals

A tasty tune What does music do to meals? Does specific music enrich specific food? And can bad music ruin

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Immacolata concezione

December 8 L’immacolata concezione, the immaculate conception. The catholic doctrine saying Mary was born free of the original sin. A

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Alicudi tripping

Eolian islands Alicudi is one of the seven islands of the Eolian islands. Eight if you count the inhabit island

Pane e cipudda
Scopa
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Orange Peel

1. Zests The easiest way to use orange peel is as zests. Make sure to remove the bitter white pith. Finely slice right before using.  How to use the zests?

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1. Timing It all starts with mistake number one. Timing. Much depends on what kind of pasta you will be preparing. Fresh pasta needs a couple of minutes. Ravioli and