Fat Tuesday In New York City

We’re ready for Carnevale! Join Experience Sicily in New York City on FAT TUESDAY, February 25 at 7pm for Two Chefs from Sicily, a prix-fixe traditional Carnival Sicilian menu at Cacio e Vino! Chef Nino Elia., Chef Giuseppe Sciurca, with assistance from Valeria Signorino will be cooking up a party for you  Reserve your spot…

Share Caponata During Sicily On Long Island

We’ll start our Sicily on Long Island luncheon on Sunday with caponata. Caponata is a traditional starter or side featuring Sicily’s sweet and sour flavors known as agrodolce. Usually with an eggplant base, it’s a combination of tomatoes, celery, capers, olives, onions, raisins, pine nuts (this one has some peppers), vinegar, and sugar… And oh,…

Cassatelle Sweet Calzones From Sicily

Cassatelle (pictured) are sweet calzones stuffed with a mixture of fresh sheep’s milk ricotta, confectioners’ sugar, and chocolate chips. They are fried, and upon being served, are dusted with confectioners’ sugar. When eaten warm from the fryer, they melt in your mouth. Cassatelle follow cannoli in terms of my favorite Sicilian dessert (Yes, more than…