Dressed to Impress 

An intricately decorated, more colorful Sicilian cart was a way of showing off the owner’s wealth and success. So, just like if you are driving an elegant, luxury, name-brand car today, a Sicilian cart driver would pay a high price to the cart maker to make his cart more elaborate in order to illustrate his…

Break Bread with Me

Sicily’s folk traditions are fascinating and sacred. On Day 3 of September’s Savoring Sicily tour, in Salemi, we’ll learn about ritual bread-making across the island. We’ll get up close and personal with a few loaves and learn about their significance. Why a hammer? Why a ladder? Why flowers? Why do Sicilian’s bake bread as an…