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 coating This coating is different. First of all because it is seasoned. Not mere breadcrumb. And then because it is an essential part in the preparation of a dish. It signs a dish, it is almost a technique. There are no eggs involved. Only a bath in olive oil before the coating. So not […]
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The Sicilian solution Breading may not be invented in Sicily. But it is sure is a popular cooking technique. When …
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What is bottarga Bottarga is cured fish roe. That fish may be tuna, grey mullet. The name probably derives from …
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Polpette al limone Polpette with limone. That shows how versatile both products are. It would be wrong to translate polpette …
Tagliere
liquori
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Concours Wine Still Red winners: GOLD Triumphal march on Brno The 2020 concours mondial took place in the Czech republic. A lesser know wine region, yet with great history. The …
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An Italian icon If not all, most Italian households have a moka pot. Often more than one. The spare parts are easily available. And making coffee is rather straightforward. Rather, …
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Wedding bells Radiohead is in Sicily. Not for a concert though. Singer Thom Yorke, 51,  is getting married. And why …
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Remember Siculino? Siculino and Siculia are lockdown children. Puppets actually. A Sicilian answer to boredom. During the lockdown period children …
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Not just ornamental Aloe vera is a particular plant. A succulent plant that needs little cure. And yet cures. Apart …
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Scopa
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1. Minchia, vulgarly popular Popular indeed. But it is with great reluctance we introduce you to this word. Why? Simply because it refers to the male organ. The Jimmy, the …
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1. Jasmine Jasmine flowers perfume summer nights in Palermo. Whereas other flowers use their bright colours to attract, jasmine uses smell. As soon as the sun sets, the plant sends …