Stirring Sicily, our Experience Sicily hands-on cooking experience has come to a close, but the memories continue! So much joy! Join me and Chef Nino Elia in 2020, from September 17-24. Learn more at https://experiencesicily.com/2020-tours-of-sicily/ and enjoy cooking in Sicily with us!
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Live from Sicily! Remote Town, Days 5 & 6 | We are having such a great time!
Live from Sicily! Days 5 & 6 of Life In A Remote Sicilian Town. We made pasta with the local ladies and learned how to make a very special dessert, unique to Licodia Eubea… based on their local grape cultivation. Then, a special birthday celebration with music, which included Rose learning how to play the…
Southern Secrets, Day 2: Cooking On The Buffalo Farm
Live from Italy! Day 2 of our Southern Secrets tour with Danielle Oteri of Feast on History and Experience Sicily. At the end, photos of the inn where we are staying. Beautiful. And photos from our epic cooking class on a buffalo farm this morning. Photographed are “the ladies” that make the milk that makes…
Serious Research: Cooking Class In Palermo
Live from Sicily! Doing more research today! Fresh pasta and cannoli class with Mamma Corleone and our clients in Palermo. Wow! What fun… And man, am I full! Buona cena!
Perfect Pasta By Giuseppe in Sicily
Last night we had dinner in the hills of Termini Imerese with Chef Giuseppe Sciurca who made this remarkable plate of pasta. Remarkable because it was delicious and the result of an elegant recipe: perfectly al dente spaghetti with a pesto of garlic, mint, zucchini (cucuzza), red pepper flakes, olive oil, salt and pepper. I…
Myths & Mysteries of Sicily: Day 3
Live from Sicily! Day 3 of Experience Sicily Myths and Mysteries of Sicily: As Above/So Below. Free time, a visit to the ancient Jewish baths (Mikveh) where we read the Kaddish for those who left this place in 1492 and 1493 during the beginning of the Spanish Inquisition, and then a cooking experience with Alessia…
Stir Things Up In Sicily With Us In September
Extended! Stirring Sicily, our hands-on cooking in Sicily tour, will take place from Sept. 19-26. Co-hosted by Chef Nino Elia, we’ll have classes with Annalisa Pompeo of GoSicily and Giuseppe Sciurca. You don’t want to miss it! Contact me to sign up by Jan. 25, and I’ll extend to you the $300 early registration incentive…
Making Cheese In The Sicilian Countryside
Today during our Myths & Mysteries of Sicily tour we had a fabulous day in the countryside of Palazzo Acreide at a farm making cheese and cooking our Sunday lunch with Alessia of Smile and Food.
Cooking in Sicily with A Smile
Tonight with GoSicily, our Experience Sicily Enchanting Sicily group made traditional dishes: caponata, pasta con le sarde, and biancomangiare. You can watch a portion of our class on our Experience Sicily Facebook page, from our live broadcast, from earlier today. See you tomorrow for another broadcast!
Rice Balls Made in Brooklyn
Tonight I made balls! I am full of goodies and joy after spending the evening in Brooklyn with Paige Lipari (right) at her Sicilian-inspired bookstore and cafè, Archestratus Books & Food. We made Palermo-style arancine (fried rice balls) from scratch, getting our hands full of sticky rice, breadcrumbs, and various fillings, including traditional ragu with…