Watch The Recording: Artisanal Olive Oil From Sicily

What a revelation! We learned so much on Friday evening! Thanks to everyone who participated in our online, synchronous olive oil tasting event. Watch the recording on the Experience Sicily YouTube channel (Please subscribe!) at https://youtu.be/hxXgAiWDg6g. Thanks to Giò Buonanno of Azienda Brancati and Niki Masino of Gelsomino Imports, LLC for your support! I loved sharing…

Sunday, Feb. 7, Let’s Make Cannoli From Scratch!

Let’s make cannoli from scratch!Sunday, February 7 at Noon (Eastern) on Zoom Learn more and register at:https://experiencesicily.com/cannoli-making-zoom-workshop/ Carnevale is upon us, and to help us celebrate, since we can’t be incognito, frolicking out on the streets, I thought we could enjoy making cannoli together from my kitchen to yours. I hope you’ll join me for…

Saint George And Sicilian Cart Drivers

San Giorgio, pictured on my father’s antique toy cart, is the protector of Sicilian cart drivers. Find out more about this and the pasta recipes named for the drivers this evening during our complimentary Experience Sicily online cooking experience featuring two recipes for Cart Driver’s Pasta. Details and registration at https://experiencesicily.com/events/online-sicily-events/cart-drivers-pasta/

Bread Making For Thanksgiving

Let’s make bread together! In Sicily for Saint Joseph’s Day, or la Festa di San Giuseppe, as an act of prayer and thanksgiving, devotees to the patron saint of fathers, carpenters, and those who toil for work, spend days preparing beautifully crafted loaves for their March 19 feast day altars. Are you seeking protection or…

When the Pavement Is Dry

Quanno i balati ra Vucciria s’asciucanu … is a Sicilian expression that means, When the pavement of the Vucciria [market] is dry. In other words, we would say, When Hell freezes over. The irony of this well-known Palermitano idiom is that today, the significance of the Vucciria market is fading and the pavement, which was…