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Watermelon Pudding from Sicily

Sicily is famous for its luscious desserts. However, there are some surprisingly light recipes, which are perfect for hot summer days. One of my favourites is a typical Sicilian dessert called “gelo di anguria”, or watermelon pudding. In Palermo it is called “gelo di mellone”, or “gelu di mulini”. Sicilians know how to choose a ...

The Best Street Food in Palermo

I asked Marco Romeo "What is the best street food in Palermo, Sicily?". He is a Palermitano and a licensed tour guide who leads the StrEat Palermo Tour. This is what he told me. Palermo is one of the best cities in the world to gorge on traditional Italian food where the best of Sicilian food is sold by street vendors. Every single ...

Car-Free Islands in Italy

Looking for a green destination without noisy crowds and cars? There are a few islands in Italy that are off limits to cars. There you can bike, walk and enjoy clean air. Alicudi, Sicily Leave your car behind, hope on a ferry and head to this charming island that is part of the Aeolian volcanic archipelago in ...

Travelling by Vintage Train

Is there anything more romantic than travelling by train in Italy? Yes, travelling by VINTAGE train! The Italian state railway foundation runs a project “Timeless railways” with excellent itineraries in Lombardy, Tuscany, Abruzzo and Sicily for those who want to travel at a slow pace in old restored steam and diesel trains.The “Val D’Orcia Railway” ...