The Zingaro Nature Reserve stretches from Castellammare del Golfo to San Vito Lo Capo. It was established in the early 1980s, thus becoming the first nature reserve set up in Sicily, in an area rich in evergreen Mediterranean scrubland with bays characterized by a blue and crystal clear sea. It is possible to go through […]
The western side of the promontory of San Vito lo Capo keeps, in a suggestive naturalistic context, a complex of caves of prehistoric interest such as Grotta Perciata, Racchio, Isulidda, Cala Mancina, Ciaravelli and Cavalli. The latter, inhabited in the Upper Paleolithic, consists of a large cavern where, almost at the bottom, there is one […]
Caldo Freddo ice cream
Delicacy of artisan ice cream, Caldo Freddo owes its name to the sublime mix of cold (ice cream) and hot (dark chocolate that covers the composition) ingredients. Enriched with sponge cake soaked in liqueur and whipped cream, it is usually served in a small lemmo, the terracotta container used for Trapani cous cous.
Fish Cous cous
Of Arab origin, Trapani’s version (locally called ‘cùscusu’) is strictly made with fish. Its preparation is a ritual that has been handed down from mother to daughter and requires the use of typical pots and bowls. Made with semolina and water mixed in a circular motion (the famous incocciata), the couscous granules are then steamed […]