Christmas lunch in Sicily
If there is an occasion that unites everyone at the table, it is Christmas. Houses are lively with friends loved ones, streets are empty, between a toast and Christmas carol, we leave work behind and celebrate the end of a year now. Italian tables during the holidays are a feast of flavours and colours. 
Here below we are discovering the typical Christmas dishes served in Sicily.
Winter time and the Mediterranean Diet
Even in the coldest months, the Mediterranean diet is an excellent ally for health. It ensures many precious micro and macronutrients to defend against the ailments of the period. Here are which foods to aim for.
Scents and aromas of Sicilian spices
There are beauties in Sicily that capture the eyes, others that intrigue the most refined and curious palates, finally there are beauties that can only be discovered through the sense of smell.The aromatic herbs, spices, wild plants used in the...
Why is the Sicilian Oregano unique?
The taste of Sicilian oregano is very different compared to other types of oregano, as it is a slightly bitter and spicy, and it does taste very unique. What really makes the difference of course is the territory giving it...
The Sicilian green gold
The pistachio is one of the oldest trees cultivated by man. It is the most “noble” cousin of lentisk and terebinth, native to ancient Persia. The pistachios arrived in Greece in the sixth century BC with Alexander the Great. A...
Almonds are undisputed protagonists of sweet and savoury recipes and an integral part of the Mediterranean diet.They are among the most popular dried fruits in the world, always highly appreciated and consumed in many different variations. Widespread in Italy for...
Eucalyptus Honey
 Eucalyptus is an evergreen tree plant, native to Oceania and the Philippines. It was studied and observed for the first time by a French botanist in the 1700s, who is also responsible for the name attributed to it.
Acacia Honey
Acacia honey provides proteins, vitamins, mineral salts, amino acids and thanks to its qualities, it represents a valid energizing and restorative alternative for athletes or for all those who need to recover after a long convalescence or seasonal illness.
10 benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is the highest quality olive oil available, extracted from the olive fruit without the use of any heat or chemicals.
In this article we’re looking at the major health benefits of adding Extra Virgin Olive Oil to your diet, based on the latest scientific evidence.
Chestnut Honey
Chestnut honey is a dark coloured honey made from the flower nectar of the chestnut trees’ species; the one produced in Europe comes primarily from the flower nectar of the sweet chestnut tree (Castanea sativa), which is spread throughout the...
The Mediterranean diet
The Mediterranean diet is a healthy and balanced diet, typical of the areas of the Mediterranean basin, included in the UNESCO list of oral and intangible heritage of humanity
La cucina Siciliana (Sicilian cuisine)
Sicilian cuisine is the expression of the culinary art developed in Sicily since ancient times and is closely linked to the historical, cultural and religious events of the island
How to recognise an Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Bring only quality to your dining table.
Discover the 12 key points that characterise a quality extra virgin olive oil.
Honey tasting at home
Become a honey expert and engage with family and friends with a honey tasting at home.
Try some of the best honey delicacies we offer and learn how to recognise colour, smell and taste
How to taste Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Tasting extra virgin olive oil is a unique experience of its kind. After reading this article you will be able to recognise a quality olive oil from a poor one.
Cerasuola Olive
Cerasuola is the most popular cultivar in the Sicilian territory
Biancolilla olive
Biancolilla cultivar is considered one of the oldest varieties among those currently existing in Italian olive groves
Carolea Olive
Carolea is an olive that produces superior quality extra virgin Sicilian oil
Nocellara del Belice Olive
The Nocellara del Belice is a very valuable cultivar. In 1998 it obtained the DOP certification (protected designation of origin).
Nocellara Etnea Olive
Nocellara Etnea is a Sicilian native cultivar with a dual purpose that grows in particular in the central and eastern area of ​​Sicily, in the area between the provinces of Enna, Catania, Messina, Syracuse and Ragusa.
Tonda Iblea olive
Tonda Iblea is a Sicilian native cultivar that typically grows in the eastern area of ​​the island