Why Sicilian gesture
is a real language

“With gestures you pray and grant, you praise and blame, you stroke and despise up to compose whole discourses”. The ethnologist from Palermo was among the first to highlight, in his majestic collection, how important gestures are in communication. He noted the surprise reactions of foreigners already in the 19th century

All the secrets of the Sicilian “granita”

Its name comes from the Italian verb granire, meaning to reduce to grains. Its arrival on the island, instead, is due to the Arab gastronomic tradition, as during their domination in Sicily they imported a frozen drink flavored with fruit juices and called sherbet Anyone in the world has not heard of it at...

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