Add Your Blog | | Signup
Sicily Scene · 1W ago

WAGGIES AND WHOOPEES

Well, I've had a bit of a blogging hiatus and I expect regular readers will be wondering how Bertie-Pierrine is. She's fine, thank you, but, like her mummy, she's not really keen on certain ...
Sicily Scene · 2W ago

DONA NOBIS PACEM 2017

With thanks, as always, to the wonderful Mimi Lenox for her year-round work for this day.Laura Pausini - Il mondo che vorrei
Sicily Scene · 4W ago

SICILIAN KISSES

Can there be anyone who doesn't like Baci Perugina? I often buy just one in the bar, to see, from the saying or proverb inside, if this will be the day that my life changes!But now they are ...
Sicily Scene · 1M ago

(SLIGHTLY SICILIAN) CHOCOLATE REFRIGERATOR CAKE

Every cook, I imagine, has a favourite chocolate refrigerator cake recipe and this one, which I came across a few weeks ago, has now become mine. I did add glacé cherries and I "Sicilianised...
Sicily Scene · 1M ago

THE END OF SUMMER

Summer has officially ended and, whilst I am not a beachy person and rejoice in everything at last being open again, I will be sorry to see the end of the gelato season and of its companions...
Sicily Scene · 1M ago

SABATO MUSICALE ON MONDAY

I'm sorry there's been a bit of a break - blame the relentless heat, even for Sicily, this summer and, quite posibly, ageing!Anyway, what better way to kickstart the blog again than with mus...
Sicily Scene · 2M ago

TRUE LOVE

I just thought I'd let you all know that true love is alive and well in Sicily:I don't know why the sea turned pink in the second photo - perhaps it knows fuschia is my favourite colour!
Sicily Scene · 2M ago

A TALE OF TWO HEROES

On the eve of the first anniversary of the horrific 24th August earthquake in Central Italy, it is sad indeed to be writing about another quake, this time on the Neapolitan island of Ischia....
Sicily Scene · 3M ago

FEASTING WITH AN OLD FRIEND

My friend Carol King, who has recently returned to Sicily, and I decided to celebrate Ferragosto a day late this year, so I kind of cooked her a little meal:The antipasti included olives, su...
Sicily Scene · 3M ago

BUON FERRAGOSTO 2017

Top, left to right:  Duomo, Cefalù; looking up from Modica BassaBottom, left to right:  The Madonie; Princess Grace of Monaco depicted in flower petals at Noto Infiorata, 2017