Frittola In Il Capo Market, Palermo

“Parts unknown” in Il Capo Market, Palermo… Eric and I ate the frittola! How adventuresome are you? What is frittola? You ask? Sicilian street food… And you don’t really know which parts of the animal you are eating…. Let’s explore Palermo’s markets together during Stirring Sicily this September. More at https://experiencesicily.com/tours-of-sicily/2019-tours-of-sicily/stirring-sicily-west-sept-2019/

My Warm-Up In Roma

As a warm-up for our Southern Secrets: Campania and Sicily’s Hidden Corners tour that starts tomorrow with Danielle Oteri and Feast on History and Experience Sicily, today I delighted in a wine tasting and lunch pairing at Rimessa Roscioli in Rome. When my host Mattia understood my knowledge of Sicily’s terroir, he changed up the…

We Like Cannoli

Today’s Small Business Saturday Experience Sicily Cannoli Crawl was a ton of fun! Excellent food, and our Cannoli Connoisseurs were right on with their Cannoli Conclusions. We’ve got only a handful of spots left on the upcoming tours: December 15 and 22 in NYC. Use the code SMALLBIZ by Monday, November 26 at noon to…

When Making Cannoli

Look at these beauties I came upon this evening in Acitrezza, Sicily at Eden Bar! “Holy cannoli” is right! As I get ready for our Experience Sicily hands-on cooking and wine tour, Stirring Sicily, (presented along with Zest Lititz, Penn. and Chef Antonino Elia) that starts tomorrow, a word of advice for when you make…

Pistachio Or Chocolate Chip

How do you like yours? I am partial to pistachio. But of course, chocolate chip offers a bitter-sweet contrast that is irresistible! Decide for yourself which cannoli you prefer during one of the upcoming New York Cannoli Crawls! Registration is now live for six dates this fall. Spots are limited, so don’t wait! Oct. 13,…

Stirring Sicily, Day 4: Sweet Sensations from Favara

Today during our hands-on cooking class with GoSicily and Zest of Lititz, PA we are in the process of making the very characteristic Favara marzipan lambs, traditionally made for Easter in Sicily. Marzipan is almond paste (almonds and sugar). These are spectacular because in their center, they have sweet pistacchio paste as well. Che buonissimo!…