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A Toast to Fabrizia Lanza

A tribute to Fabrizia Lanza for having the foresight and creativity to manifest her ideas into projects that inspire. She’s a bit of a professoressa and loves to teach. Well studied and articulate she breaks things down into intellectual fractions that we can understand when it comes to why certain …

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 …

What brings you alive?

I ask myself as I ask you ~ What brings you alive? What brings me alive is the active participation of being in a culture different from my own, relating with a heightened sense of awareness and an open heart looking for a way in. I feel we have found …

Zuppa di Pesce Panaresca

Zuppa di Pesce? si..but also Risotto Pescatore Ingredients: 1 kilo of fresh prawns 3 fresh squid 1/2 kilo of vongole verace (clams) 2 red mullet a few cherry tomatoes 1 can of cherry tomatoes, peeled olive oil 4 cloves of garlic, chopped white wine a bunch of parsley, chopped fine …