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Welcome to Sicilians in the World

Over the years I've known so many Sicilians that for many reasons lived so far away from Sicily. I knew their stories and shared their memories. This is a dream....gather all Sicilians in the world in one virtual place.....and a dream, sometimes, comes true!

Stefano Cavagnacchi

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My story from Nicholas Mistretta

Vincenzo Mistretta (the one with the foulard)My Name is Nicholas Mistretta and I would like to tell you a little about how my family came to work and settle in England in 1952, my Parents where both from a small Village called Camporeale in the province of Palermo, close to the border of the Trapani province. After the second world war there was great poverty, especially in the remote villages. My father, Vincenzo Mistretta, arrived in 1952 leaving his wife and three children to find work as it was advertised in their local village............ Read More.......>

 
Main news - The Historic Vucciria Market

Renato Guttuso - VucciriaWhat inspired Renato Guttuso, famous Sicilian artist, to dedicate a painting, in 1974, to the Vuccirìa market? The “Vuccirìa di Palermo” is the title of the painting that soon became one of his most famous works and an emblem of Sicily..............Read More.......>

 
Recipe of the week - Cuttlefish ink pasta

Pasta cu u nivuru di sicci - Author CyboRoZ

Ingredients: for 4 persons: 400 gr (16 oz) penne or spaghetti pasta; 3 medium-sized cuttlefish; 300 gr (12 oz) tomato sauce; 1 onion; 1 clove of garlic, 1 tablespoon of broth; a glass of red wine; olive oil; salt.

Clean the cuttlefish and set aside the vesicles (it will be easier to ask to fishmonger to do it for you) ......Read More.......>

 
New video - Bizarre Food in Sicily

 
Palermo

COORDINATES: 38°06′56″N 13°21′41″E SURFACE: 158,88 km2 INHABITANTS: 656.607

Palermo (Italian pronunciation: [paˈlɛrmo], Sicilian: Palermu, Latin: Panormus, from Greek: Πάνορμος, Panormos, Arabic: بلرم‎, Balharm) is a historic city in Southern Italy, the capital of both the autonomous region of Sicily and the Province of Palermo. The city is noted for its rich history, culture, architecture and gastronomy, playing an important role throughout much of its existence; it is over 2,700 years old. Palermo is located in the northwest of the island of Sicily, right by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea...........Read More.......>

 


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