Cannoli Documentary Now Viewable On Amazon Prime

It’s out! Earlier this year, I had the pleasure to work with Fusion Box Films as they created “Cannoli, Traditions Around the Table,” a documentary about my favorite pastry and Italian-American heritage. Now you can watch it on Amazon Prime! The film recently won Best Documentary at the NYWIFT’s Film Festival. Congratulations to Andrea Cordaro…

She Took Me By The Tail

This morning, I prepare for departure from Palermo, where this photo of me was taken by Dominic Vine at Teatro Massimo. As always, leaving Sicily is not easy. I’ve criss-crossed the island about three times this month, touching each province and experiencing even more than I ever could have imagined. I’ve attempted to “take Sicily…

Church Immaculate Conception

December 8 is the Festa dell’Immacolata or the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, which is celebrated throughout Italy. One of the most breathtaking churches in all of Sicily is the baroque church, Chiesa dell’Immacolata Concezione (The Church of the Immaculate Conception) in Palermo, where this photo of me was taken earlier this year. Above the…