Day 12 of Myths & Mysteries of Sicily: As Above/So Below | Transformation

Live from Sicily! Day 12 of Myths & Mysteries of Sicily: As Above/So Below | Transformation. The town of Salemi (led by Visit Borgo Salemi) displayed to us its rich culture of ritual bread making for San Giuseppe. The Azienda Cucchiara served us an outstanding lunch of products from their farm, including the freshest cannoli…

Day 11 of Experience Sicily Myths & Mysteries of Sicily: As Above/So Below | Loving Kindness

Day 11 of Experience Sicily Myths & Mysteries of Sicily: As Above/So Below | Loving Kindness. We started the day with an out-of-this-world cannolo. Got salty at the Trapani salt flats. Erice, the land of Aphrodite-Venus bewitched us with its panoramas and labyrinth of alleyways. In this sacred place, in the shadow of where a…

The Way To My Heart

Happy Valentine’s Day! Hearts made from the same pastry as cannoli shells?! Why, yes! Now, just add ricotta mousse and fresh strawberries, and you’ve found the way to *my* heart … and seen a preview of the dessert for our Experience Sicily Valentine’s Sicilian Style dinner on Saturday night, 16 February. We’ve got one seat…

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…

Cannoli Crawl Smiles

Today’s Cannoli Crawl was packed with smiles! Our Cannoli Connoisseurs voted Polosud number 1… But it was a toss-up between numbers two and three (Caffe Palermo and/or Pasticceria Rocco). What do you think is the most wonderful cannolo in New York City (or at least on our tour)? Come on the Cannoli Crawl to find…

We Like Cannoli

Today’s Small Business Saturday Experience Sicily Cannoli Crawl was a ton of fun! Excellent food, and our Cannoli Connoisseurs were right on with their Cannoli Conclusions. We’ve got only a handful of spots left on the upcoming tours: December 15 and 22 in NYC. Use the code SMALLBIZ by Monday, November 26 at noon to…