Santa Lucia Answered Their Prayers

Today we’ll make rice balls and cuccìa at noon (eastern time) for Santa Lucia. Details at https://experiencesicily.com/santa-lucia-2020/  In the days leading up to the Feast of Santa Lucia, December 13, many Sicilians refrain from eating pasta and only eat un-ground wheat grain, or “farro,” that is prepared as a dish called cuccìa. Devotees observe this ritual…

They Stabbed Lucia With A Dagger

Please join Experience Sicily online to celebrate the Feast of Santa Lucia this Sunday, Dec. 13 at Noon Eastern. Reserve your spot at https://experiencesicily.com/santa-lucia-2020/ (Story continued from yesterday…) Like Sant’Agata of Catania before her, the maiden Lucia refused to participate in the activities of the brothel to which she was condemned. This of course, angered the…

A Sicily-inspired Gift Idea: A Sicilian Cooking Box

I learned how to make this zucchini tart (which I made for our Thanksgiving table) from Annalisa of GoSicily Sicilian Cooking Experiences. You and your loved ones can learn from Annalisa too through the GoSicily Sicilian Culinary Experience in a Box that’s filled with artisanal ingredients from Sicily and comes with online tutorials with Annalisa…