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Buon Ferragosto to every one!  Oggi,  the 15th of  August even in the middle of an Australian winter,  it seems like the sky and the sun are screaming Happy Ferragosto…

Ferragosto, or Assumption Day, is an Italian national holiday celebrated on August 15. Many businesses and shops in Italy are closed on August 15 although on the coast and near major tourist sites shops are more likely to be some open. Most museums and tourist sites are open on August 15.  Continue reading “BUON FERRAGOSTO FROM THE ISC” »

La Cucina dei Monsu’. Involtini di Pesce Spada alla Siciliana.

Sicilian cooking is hailed throughout Italy as one of the best in our Bel Paese.

It evolved over 25 centuries of foreign occupation and influence. The secret of Sicilian excellent cuisine lies on the island’s climate, its fertile volcanic soil and history. Due to the warm weather, vegetables grow much better and are fresher and juicier, than other countries. Continue reading “La Cucina dei Monsu’. Involtini di Pesce Spada alla Siciliana.” »