Halloween mask “Etna style”: here’s how to create it


Even if it doesn’t seem like it, Mount Etna is also a place of magic linked to mysteries. There are stories of ghosts of queens who lost their slipper here, there are stories of mysterious sounds heard in Valle del Bove, and for some years mysterious sculptures have appeared among the most beautiful birch trees. […]

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Mardi-Gras all around Mt Etna


The Mardi-Gras Carnival all around Mount Etna, as well as almost everywhere in Italy, dates back to the medieval Spanish tradition. That is, it granted three days of celebration without rules before the Lent period of penance. This festival is influenced by even more ancient echoes, which recall the Roman “bacchanalia” but then in the […]

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Etnean recipes for a Carnival dinner


In the year of Covid pandemics, which has not ended yet, all the parties that include gatherings have been suspended. Such as the Mardi Gras Carnival, for example. Thursday will already be the opening of the celebrations that will lead to the craziest party of the year in the weekend. In 2021, however, this festival […]

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The Scacciata, delicious Etnean Christmas food


If you have never heard of “Scacciata” before, do not look for it on Google. Come and taste!  Words cannot express how good this traditional Christmas recipe is. It is typical of Sicily, especially of the Catania and Etna areas. Scacciatas, in Sicily, are different according to which part of the island you taste them. […]

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