Cheese Has A Terroir Too

This is not Sicily, but upstate New York. Like fine wine, you want your cheese to come from a pristine environment. Here’s where the sheep live that make the milk that makes the ricotta that we’ll be sending to you! This weekend we’re preparing the cannoli for the artisanal Cannoli Case we’re sending from Dancing…

Sharing Sicily At Home

Thank you to all who participated in last evening’s online cannoli making workshop! Working with you all, sharing what I love with you and seeing your joy from it inspired me. When I see families sharing Sicilian culture together, it makes my heart sing. Grazie! Many more online events are to come! Stand by for…

Cannoli Before

This is what cannoli shells look like before they are “initiated” in the fryer. Learn this and more during Let’s Make Cannoli from Scratch, an online cooking class I’ll be hosting on July 1 at 5:30PM Eastern. I will send you my personal recipe and a list of ingredients you should have ready to go,…

Cannoli Making Workshop in New York City

Carnevale is upon us, which for observing Christians means it’s time to eat, drink, and be merry before Lent that begins on Wednesday. During ancient times, Lent marked the start of the planting season in agricultural societies. And “planting” means fertilization. What’s the Sicilian pastry that represents fertilization? Use your imagination, and yes, go there:…