Western Sicily’s Salt Pans

The salt pans of Nubia, near Trapani along Sicily’s west coast are renowned by cooks throughout the world for the delicious sea salt Sicilians have harvested from here for centuries. The tuna fishing industry, which has existed here since Phoenician times (c. 800 BCE), prompted the development of the salt pans because salt is an…

Engaging You At Home: Quoted In Today’s Boston Globe

I’m thrilled to have been quoted in today’s Boston Globe about travel. “The key here is not to lose people’s interest,” said owner Allison Scola. Experience Sicily has offered online pasta-making workshops and a virtual chocolate tasting. YES! In fact, today, join us for an online cooking class featuring caponata, the classic Sicilian dish that…

Let’s Dream of Sicily Tonight

Join me tonight online! Although we can’t travel yet, Let’s Dream of Traveling to Sicily… Staring at 7:30PM Eastern I’ll give a presentation via Zoom during which I’ll discuss the highlights of traveling in the region, insider tips, and hold “Office Hours” to answer your questions. So, let’s muse of the views of what will…

Let’s Dream of Traveling To Sicily On Tuesday

Whimsical ceramics made by Nino Parrucca from Palermo grace my home. What other ceramic artists do I suggest and where to buy their art is a question that I can answer during Tuesday evening’s Let’s Dream of Traveling to Sicily online presentation and Q&A. Let’s Dream of Traveling to SicilyPresentation and Question & Answer SessionTuesday,…