Dusk In Western Sicily

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Experience Sicily On The Italian American Podcast

For your listening pleasure… This week I am the special guest on the Italian American Podcast. We talk travel to Sicily and Italy, Coronavirus, Italian and Italian American culture, and cannoli. And we have a great time doing it! High energy fun! Listen at https://italianamericanpodcast.com/iap-133-coronavirus-culture-and-cannoli-experiencing-sicily-with-allison-scola/ Let me know what you think!

Masques For Carnevale In Sicily

Buon Martedì Grasso! Happy Fat Tuesday! Today marks the final day and pinnacle of Carnevale, a topsy-turvy, days-long party of letting go, hidden identity, and mischief that has been celebrated since ancient times. Today’s Carnevale is observed similarly to our American Halloween–children dress in costumes that they plan for weeks and adults attend parties during…

Cannoli Making Workshop in New York City

Carnevale is upon us, which for observing Christians means it’s time to eat, drink, and be merry before Lent that begins on Wednesday. During ancient times, Lent marked the start of the planting season in agricultural societies. And “planting” means fertilization. What’s the Sicilian pastry that represents fertilization? Use your imagination, and yes, go there:…