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Testo in italiano


In this episode of the Cannolo Report:

  • News in Sicily
  • Out and about in Sicily
  • Next weeks in Sicily
  • Sicilian Almanac of the past

News in Sicily

Following the news of this episode



Walking this nice town facing the African sea

Meusa, Arancina, Insalata di mare and Cannola

The Sicilian -Australian chef Carmela D’Amore, Ambassador to Sicilian food, and his husband Marco give us some tips about what to eat if you come to Sicily


Out and about in Sicily

  • Walking Nicolosi, Eastern Sicily, 70000 inhabitants
  • Walking Piana degli Albanesi, Western Sicily, 6000 inhabitants
  • Walking Mineo, inland Sicily, 5000 inhabitants


Almanac of the past

02 October 1862  Amysterious crime occurred in Palermo known as the story of the Palermo Stabblers when 13 people are stabbed simultaneously in Palermo, in 11 more or less equidistant points.

Sicilian saying “Lu Signuri duna viscotta a cu’ nun àvi anghi”  (God gives cookies to those who don’t have teeth) which means that luck often happens to those who don’t need it.

Photos of the past This photograph is from the 1940s and we see some women and children in front of a Sicilian farm. We see clothes hanging behind, we imagine the characteristic smell of chickens everywhere. There is a cart perhaps for transporting fruit or grain. The women seem to be reading a letter from some distant relative.


Next weeks in Sicily

01-05 October Taobuk festival in Taormina

05 October San Placido feast in Castel di Lucio

08-10  OctoberCatania Book Festival


Host: Carmela D’Amore from Sorrento (Victoria, Australia)


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