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Il Cartellone, the Jewish quarter in Modica

2018-01-08T19:16:57+01:00

Among the feuds in Eastern Sicily, the County of Modica was one of the largest: the local Jewish community, which according to a census taken in 1492 was about a twentieth part of the whole Jewish population of the Island, was giving a big [...]

Il Cartellone, the Jewish quarter in Modica2018-01-08T19:16:57+01:00

All Saints’ Day in Sicily: a centuries-long tradition

2018-01-08T19:26:04+01:00

The Solemnity of All Saints, celebrated on November 2nd every year, is one of the most cherished feast days in Sicily: even if it is known as a “commemoration of the dead”, the island celebrates it with a zeal that is unique from the [...]

All Saints’ Day in Sicily: a centuries-long tradition2018-01-08T19:26:04+01:00

A walk in Modica in Fall

2018-01-08T19:41:44+01:00

Modica does not only have a cultural and monumental heritage of international importance, but also a remarkable natural and panoramic value. Fall is the best season if you want to enjoy the colors of nature while you are taking a walk in Modica, discovering [...]

A walk in Modica in Fall2018-01-08T19:41:44+01:00

The Arabic pastry tradition: the “Cubbaita”

2018-01-25T14:29:19+01:00

Some Sicilian recipes clearly reveal their Arabic origin, far in time and deep-rooted: the Cubbaita is a typical Sicilian dessert whose name comes from the Arabic word “quibbiat” which means “with almonds”. The recipe and method of making this almond brittle varies delightfully from [...]

The Arabic pastry tradition: the “Cubbaita”2018-01-25T14:29:19+01:00
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