Think in taste, appreciate the ordinary

coppola nasuki guru


Excerpts, reflections and considerations regarding the Italian and Sicilian culinary landscape. along dirt roads and dead alley rather than cruising the avenues and boulevards.

Jan Theo
European City Survey What city is the cleanest or the safest? In which city is it easy to find a …
Jan Theo
Arrest No peace for Cosimo De Roberto. The former director of Palermo’s cemeteries. He is charged with corruption and abusing …
Jan Theo
Who’s Diletta Leotta Who is Diletta Leotta? She’s Italy’s newest sweetheart. And she is Sicilian, born in Catania. She started …
Jan Theo
Wedding bells Radiohead is in Sicily. Not for a concert though. Singer Thom Yorke, 51,  is getting married. And why …
Jan Theo
Remember Siculino? Siculino and Siculia are lockdown children. Puppets actually. A Sicilian answer to boredom. During the lockdown period children …
Jan Theo
Not just ornamental Aloe vera is a particular plant. A succulent plant that needs little cure. And yet cures. Apart …
Sampolo 246 - Cultori del Gusto
a fancy plate with bread and onion: the Sicilian diet
pasta feudo Mondello

Further more

Vini Cassarà - Kilim
Frolla Divina cookies, three categories
Feudo Mondello
Vini Cassarà - Sicilian Mastery

man sleeping on a bench with a typical Sicilian hat

From dusk till dawn

From dusk till dawn

An arbitrary selection of the finest place to stay overnight
Porta maqueda
silhouette of a man eating, wearing a typical Sicilian Coppola

Dig in

Dig in

Feeling peckish, hungry or ravenous?
waiter, please
banner il Sicilano, the best aperitif place in the old town