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Modica celebrates: the Saint George procession at a gallop

2017-10-15T12:55:08+02:00

The main peculiarity of the most popular and cherished celebrations in Sicily is that they mix the sacred and the profane: the combination between Christian tradition and the Sicilian’s warm-hearted personality makes the local folklore both picturesque and solemn at the same time.. Modica [...]

Modica celebrates: the Saint George procession at a gallop2017-10-15T12:55:08+02:00

Pastry-making in Modica: the Easter “Mpanatigghi”

2017-08-01T14:11:00+02:00

Only a few places in the world can offer their visitors such a rich variety of local food and wine products: you just need to step in a bakery or a restaurant in Modica in order to get overwhelmed by an explosion of smells, shapes [...]

Pastry-making in Modica: the Easter “Mpanatigghi”2017-08-01T14:11:00+02:00

The celebration of the Madonna-Vasa Vasa: Easter and folklore in Modica

2017-04-28T20:30:30+02:00

There are traditions and customs that Sicilians cherish and pass on with great passion and devotion: Easter is the time of the year when, in every town, Sicilian folklore is expressed at its best and seduces all the tourists who are spending their spring holidays [...]

The celebration of the Madonna-Vasa Vasa: Easter and folklore in Modica2017-04-28T20:30:30+02:00

Sicilian Cassata: from the old oven-baked cassata recipe up to nowadays

2017-04-28T20:49:29+02:00

We don’t know who created the first recipe for this traditional sweet from Sicily: it seems that its name comes from the Arabic term quas’at, which means “round bowl”, probably because of its typical shape. We also know that the ancient Greeks used to make [...]

Sicilian Cassata: from the old oven-baked cassata recipe up to nowadays2017-04-28T20:49:29+02:00
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