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Wake Up from a Winter’s Deep Dream

This time of year represents yet another opportunity to wake up from winter’s deep dream and celebrate the rising sap of spring! Flan is on my mind with freshly picked wild asparagus. I would like to share a recipe for Sformato di Asparagi ~ Asparagus Flan ~ from brilliant chef Angelo Cabani.

Sicilian chocolate and… caper ice cream?!?

On both our trips to Sicily in the Spring and  Sicily and the Aeolian Islands in the Fall,  we have the opportunity to prepare dishes using traditional Sicilian ingredients, including an expectedly delicious twist on ice cream – with salty, pungent capers. Capers are one of Sicily’s main crops, and are meticulously …