The obligatory Godfather Tour in Sicily

I have already written in a previous post that ‘When in Sicily do as the Sicilians do…’. (I wrote about our Sicilian cooking class here). The first thing that comes to everyone’s mind about Sicily is the Mafia, then Corleone, then the Godfather movies. You can visit near Taormina 2 iconic spots connected to this famous movie and imagine to be a bit ‘Sicilian’.



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When in Sicily do as the Sicilians do and cook some Italian dishes

I was so lucky I could spend a whole summer in Taormina / Giardini Naxos in 2014. Taormina is (one of) the most beautiful city(ies) in Italy, it is a small treasure box. Everywhere you go you can find palaces from the 18th-19th centuries, shops with expensive souvenirs and fantastic restaurants.


Eating is important for the Italians, everyone knows it. The best food is Italian: Spaghetti Bolognese, Pizza Margherita, Cannelloni with Spinach and Ricotta, Focaccia, Bruschetta, Lasagne…etc I must finish because I am hungry right now and thinking about such amazing dishes would make me more hungry.

It is possible to go on a cooking course in Taormina in many restaurants, we with my team went to one of these to learn there some secrets only Italian cooks can know.

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