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…

Stir in Sicily in September

Get your hands in the dough this September 19-26 during Stirring Sicily, our Experience Sicily hands-on cooking in Sicily tour. Full itinerary at https://experiencesicily.com/tours-of-sicily/2019-tours-of-sicily/stirring-sicily-west-sept-2019/ Contact me me here or at AllisonScola@experiencesicily.Com for more details.

Ancient Restaurant Discovered At Himera, Where We’ll Be Cooking

In yesterday’s La Repubblica Palermo newspaper, an article explained that at the site of the ancient Greek city of Himera, they have discovered the 6th Century B.C.E. remains of a caffetteria-style restaurant. Ovens, stoves, pots, pans, and plates have been excavated. I visited Himera and met the director of the site back in June with…

Cooking In Sicily With Zest’s Nino Elia and Experience Sicily

Inhale the terroir of the Mediterranean through its recipes and wines when you cook in Sicily with Experience Sicily. You’ll relish the excitement of Palermo’s vibrant markets, the beauty of the island’s splendid shores, and the warmth of the locals. Get your hands in the dough with Experience Sicily and beloved Zest Cooking School teacher,…

From the Stone Garden

The Parrocchia San Sebastiano in Palazzolo Acreide, Sicily offers a classic example of the elegant, UNESCO recognized architectural design of the “Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto.” Palazzolo Acreide is one of the towns that make up the UNESCO site. The town was rebuilt after the earthquake of 1693 that flattened much of…

Ragusa’s Duomo

The Duomo di San Giorgio in Ragusa was built in the 18th century in the late baroque Sicilian style, following the historic earthquake of 1693. We’ll visit Ragusa, one of the UNESCO towns that is part of the Sicilian Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto, on Day 2 of our Sept. 2018 Stirring…