The Joy Of Cooking In Sicily

What joy it is to learn classic Sicilian recipes from GoSicily Sicilian Cooking Experience, one of three local hosts with whom we meet during our Experience Sicily small-group tour, Cooking In Sicily: Stirring Sicily. One day during September 16-23, 2020, Chef Antonino Elia and I will be back in Annalisa’s kitchen outside of Agrigento with…

My Favara Lamb 

I present to you the Favara-style Easter lamb I made under the direction of Annalisa Pompeo of GoSicily. Sicilian Cooking Experience during our Stirring Sicily hands-on cooking experience last September. The lamb is one of the most prominent symbols of Easter. In Christianity, it symbolizes purity and sacrifice – two qualities associated with Jesus Christ….

Cooking Sicily in NYC

We are so fortunate here in New York City because our friend Annalisa Pompeo from GoSicily Cooking Experience is here visiting from Agrigento. But not only visiting–she’s here presenting a handful of cooking demonstrations as part of various events that Experience Sicily is co-hosting with GelsominoImports.com, importers of fine Sicilian artisanal products. Tonight Annalisa wowed…

Favara Easter Lamb by GoSicily

The lamb is one of the most prominent symbols of Easter. In Christianity, it symbolizes purity and sacrifice – two qualities associated with Jesus Christ. The citizens of Favara, Sicily (near Agrigento) are renowned for the tradition of creating beautifully decorated marzipan lambs with pistachio filling for Easter. The basic form of the lamb is…