Travel Blogs from Syracuse
My last day in Sicily is a good one! We arrive at Zia Ester's house in Siracusa and only stay long enough to drop off Marta so she can help cook. Nuccio and I walk the perimeter of Isla di Ortegia, which is a beautiful part of downtown Siracusa, another UNESCO site. It is surrounded by the Ionian Sea's clear, turquoise waters. We see fountains, churches and eat ice cream (Don't tell! We still ate ...
... Nuccio's Biscotti Recipe
600 grams cake flour
250 grams sugar
1 small bag of yeast
make a mountain with a hole in it and fill with:
1 cup of seed oil
mix together by hand, adding milk as needed
roll into ball and divide in 2
roll each have into a sausage and cut into 3
roll again and cut each into 2 biscuits- roll or braid
*How to play Scopa (2 players):
... by the time I left and I wasn't going to make it back to Floridia until very late so I decided to stop around 9pm. I happened to be near Taormina, but rather than staying there, I stayed in Letojanni on the coast below, and had a great seafood meal at Ristorante da Nino - antipasto of sea urchins, fried patties of tiny white fish (neonati, between 1-2cms long), and a large prawn stuffed with cream of fennel; first plate of pasta with sea urchin ...
I had my 1st ride in a police car, lol mom will be proud ! nothing bad my BMW broke down and I had to give them my gps and they took me back to the hotel . I thought it was because I passed them at 170' but they were kind to help me. What is the chance a Renault would have caught me. ...
At B&B Vinci, a really nice place to stay. Large room, on the bottom floor, with a terrace on the top where we had breakfast. Not as good a view as some of the others, yet comfortable and clean. Best part...no wicked stairs to climb this time. We stayed almost in the heart of this beautifully baroque town, walked and relaxed. visited the town square where we had a cappucino and tried our wireless, which didn't work in the room this morning. ...