Cannoli With Me

Last weekend was wall to wall cannoli! Saturday I spent the afternoon making cannoli for a private cannoli making class at the Parker family’s home in New Jersey. It was absolutely wonderful! We all had so much fun getting our hands in the dough and our faces filled with sweet ricotta cream! Sunday, I hosted…

Experience Sicily On The Italian American Podcast

For your listening pleasure… This week I am the special guest on the Italian American Podcast. We talk travel to Sicily and Italy, Coronavirus, Italian and Italian American culture, and cannoli. And we have a great time doing it! High energy fun! Listen at https://italianamericanpodcast.com/iap-133-coronavirus-culture-and-cannoli-experiencing-sicily-with-allison-scola/ Let me know what you think!

Masques For Carnevale In Sicily

Buon Martedì Grasso! Happy Fat Tuesday! Today marks the final day and pinnacle of Carnevale, a topsy-turvy, days-long party of letting go, hidden identity, and mischief that has been celebrated since ancient times. Today’s Carnevale is observed similarly to our American Halloween–children dress in costumes that they plan for weeks and adults attend parties during…