Palermo Offers A Panorama Of Intrigue

Palermo offers travelers intriguing historic sites from ancient Phoenician ruins to spectacular Arab Norman palaces to dazzling rococo baroque churches. These attractions are punctuated by dynamic outdoor markets, extraordinary street food, and live music from opera to folk. Street- to contemporary art will provoke you, and the shopping with high-end to artisanal offerings will thrill…

Tales From Sicilian America

This is such a fun read by Mike Fiorito! “Sleeping with Fishes” is a collection of essays about life in Sicilian America. Mike notices the beauty of humanity and shares it in his stories. They are vignettes and portraits and tales from his life and local travels. I’m blessed to have been included discussing cannoli…

The 2021 Brancati Olive Oil From Sicily Is Here

The 2021 olive oil from Sicily has arrived in the United States! I’m so thrilled to have this outstanding organic oil from Azienda Bio Brancati imported by Gelsomino Imports LLC. Once familiar with the care and love these olives received during cultivation, you realize the difference between mass-produced oil and Brancati’s phenomenal artisanal oil. It’s…

The White Cliffs Of Sicily

White and pristine, these seaside cliffs are coveted by Sicilians, and are a priceless gift from Madre Terra (Mother Nature). La Scala dei Turchi, or Stairs of the Turks, is a natural phenomenon of hard-mud material that is a combination of calcium carbonate and lime mixed with other types of clay and silt, called marl…