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…

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…