52 Reasons to Love Sicily | Soccer Culture

52 Reasons to Love Sicily #28. Sweet like pink and bitter like black. Soccer culture is alive an well in Sicily, and although “Rosa Nero” (Pink and Black), Palermo’s Football Club, has its ups and downs, cheering for the local team alongside “calcio” fans is always invigorating and definitely an off-the-beaten-path experience. Catania’s Elefanti Football…

Tonight! Presentation about the Divine and Sacred Feminine Sites of Eastern Sicily

Tonight! Join me at 7:30PM Eastern online for Myths and Mysteries of Sicily: Part I, Eastern Sicily. I’ll discuss the divine feminine and sacred feminine sites in Eastern Sicily. Details and registration at Myths and Mysteries of Sicily: Part I, Eastern Sicily Update: Enjoy!  RECORDINGMyths and Mysteries of Sicily: Eastern Sicily, Part Ihttps://youtu.be/R5Lsbsa1q0E

Happy Mother’s Day! 52 Reasons to Love Sicily | The Mother Goddess’ Presence is Everywhere

Happy Mother’s Day! 52 Reasons to Love Sicily #24. The Mother Goddess’ Presence is Everywhere Demeter, the goddess of the grain, female fertilization, and the harvest, who is the mother of Persephone, represents the great matriarch in ancient Greek mythology. Her power to cultivate the bounties on the Earth’s surface for us are illustrated significantly…

52 Reasons to Love Sicily | Strolls Through Public Gardens

52 Reasons to Love Sicily #22. Strolls through public gardens offer a different kind of exploring. Villa Giulia, an oasis of greenery in Palermo that was commissioned in 1777, presents you with a geometric layout accentuated with neoclassical band shells and allegorical statues. In the midst of the park, is the Villa Giulia version of…

52 Reasons to Love Sicily | Castles and Their Stories

52 Reasons to Love Sicily #21. Castles and their stories pervade hilltop towns in Sicily. This castle pictured, Il Castello di Caccamo in Palermo Province, presents travelers an especially interesting glimpse into Europe’s medieval past. Scholars think the site has been home to some kind of fortress for millennia, meanwhile, this impenetrable iteration, the largest…

Our Busiate Partè

Grazie mille Giuseppe Sciurca, Valeria Signorino, and Chef Nino Elia with assistance from Bill DiGilio for making today’s Make Busiate Pasta with Giuseppe Sciurca and Biancomangiare with Nino Elia a success! I was too busy cooking, managing, and then eating to take photos (oops!). So, these inspired reports below have been provided by RoseAnn Pusateri-Rowe…