Learn To Make Sicilian Stuffed Artichokes This Sunday

Join us on Sunday to learn to make Artichokes Three Ways! When I was a child, before the turkey and fixings, we started our Thanksgiving dinner with my Sicilian grandmother Lorenzina’s stuffed artichokes. This Sunday, join Allison Scola of Experience Sicily online with Annalisa of GoSicily Sicilian Cooking Experience, who will be live from her…

Stuffed Artichokes Cooking Class Online Next Sunday

Cook with us next Sunday! When I was a child, our Thanksgiving table was abundant with stuffing, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, and my mom’s amazing pies. But we always started our dinner with my Sicilian grandmother’s stuffed artichokes. Next Sunday, join Experience Sicily online with Annalisa of GoSicily Sicilian Cooking Experience, who will be live…

In Cerda, Sicily Artichokes, Artichokes Everywhere

Live from Sicily! We mingled with the locals yesterday during the Sagra del Carciofo (Artichoke Festival) in Cerda, Sicily. Food, food, food… Music, dancing, shopping… Artichokes served every which way! Then, an afternoon in the enchanting Cefalù. It was la Festa della Liberazione. Liberation Day, recognizing Italy’s triumph over fascism after the second World War….

Stars of the Spring Table

The staples of the spring table in Sicily are fava beans and artichokes. For centuries, fava beans were the protein foundation of “cucina povera” (“poor kitchen”) or the cuisine of the common man. Artichokes are plentiful this time of year, seemingly growing everywhere. This steaming dish if these two stars was made by my cousin…