I’m one lucky woman! My friends at Gelsomino Imports sent me some Modica chocolate! Perfect to help me finish my current deadlines. Grazie mille! Order yours at https://www.gelsominoimports.com/
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Remote Town, Day 9 | A Cascade of Baroque Sicily
Live from Sicily! Day 9 of Life In A Remote Sicilian Town recap. Morning in Modica… Chocolate immersion at Dolceria Bonajuto … Yum! Look at that cascade of glorious darkness! Late Sicilian Baroque architecture and the bells of San Giorgio at 12noon. Lunch of traditional mixed antipasto and maccu (typical fava bean soup). Who else…
Chocolate, Chocolate Everywhere
In honor of Modica’s ChocoModica Festival, which has its last day on Sunday, Dec. 10, at our Feast of Santa Lucia in New York City (see previous posts for details, we have a few spots left!), we’ll be raffling off artisanal chocolate from Modica. For those of you in Sicily, drive as fast as you…
Sicily’s Modican Chocolate
You may be aware that chocolate, or at least cocoa, came from the Aztecs, a great civilization that for centuries before the end of 15th century, dominated what is modern-day Mexico. When the Spanish colonized Latin America, they brought the cocoa bean and an ancient form of chocolate (called Xocoatl, a drink) back to Europe….