By Tim Jepson No wonder Sicily has such fine food. Geography and history have bequeathed the island a culinary tradition that draws on dishes from the ancient Greeks, Arabs and Normans, and from as far afield as Spain, Greece, North Africa and the Middle East. To this can be added a wealth of ingredients that is exceptional even by Italian stand...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   The cathedral is still the hub around which the entire old town revolves, placed in a fascinating setting between the vast horizon of the sea and the broad mountain rising above it. The Rock towering over the city, called the "promontory of Hercules"...

È rientrata nei giorni scorsi a New York la Delegazione dell'ASILM - American Society of the Italian Legions of Merit - che ha visitato la Sicilia. L'ASILM, come è noto, è la società con sede a New York che riunisce le personalità decorate dalla Repubblica Italiana. Durante il soggiorno in Sicilia la Delegazione, composta da importati membri della...

Thursday, December 10th, 6:30 P.M. - Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street - (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) - New York, NY 10013 - RSVP Code: Sicily1210. For reservations, please call the Italian American Museum at 212.965.9000 or Email: ItalianAmericanMuseum@gmail.com Book Presentation...

Domenica 20 Dicembre si terrà a Palermo, presso il Castello a Mare un'edizione speciale de "La PiccolaCucina", programma di successo del Centro di Cultura Italiana di Houston (www.iccchouston.com) ideato, implementato e condotto, da Tiziana Ciacciofera Triolo, direttrice dei Programmi e del Marketing del Centro. Tiziana, Palermitana DOC si è trasfe...

  WTI Magazine #21    2014 Mar, 14Author : Vino OK      Translation by:   Located in the western part of Sicily, the wine area corresponding to the present Alcamo DOC name was introduced to the viticulture by Greek colonists who settled here at least seven centuries before the birth of Christ. Then with the Phoenicians and then the Romans, the p...

  WTI Magazine #37    2014 July, 2Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   When you think about Palermo, between the good things that come to mind you have the sea, the sun, the art, the food and Santa Rosalia, the beloved patron saint. "U festìnu" (the feast) dedicated to her represents the beating heart of this city of a thousand colors, wi...

"Tarocco blood oranges are in from Sicily, Italy", says Kara Wilson with John Vena Produce, Inc. They are grown on the volcanic plain of Mt. Etna, where the fertile soil gives the oranges their deep color and unique flavor.   "Tarocco oranges contain the highest level of vitamin C of any orange variety in the world with a medium size providi...

SICILY, Italy — Two years ago, the J. Paul Getty Museum ended a lengthy dispute with Italian cultural authorities by returning a towering limestone and marble statue of a Greek goddess to Sicily. The sculpture is now the pride of the relatively modest Museo Archeologico in Aidone — and by far its biggest attraction. The tiny hilltop town in centra...

Nel giorno in cui la "Grande mela" esulta per la elezione a sindaco dell'italoamericano Bill De Blasio con una valanga di suffragi, Ragusa piange il suo italoamericano Joe Baglieri, ragusano purosangue.   Ancor giovane, come tanti sogna un avvenire migliore per concretizzare le sue speranze, è il fascino del sogno americano. A Brooklyn trova...