Pasqua/Easter Getaways in Sicily…

I’m back from a soulful week of Easter celebrations in my hometown of Augusta, Sicily and more explorations around the Eastern coast of the island for this special Holy Week.   Easter/Pasqua is really felt and lived by all Sicilians – whether you are Catholic or not – I invite you to travel to our island…

Pasqua/Easter in cucina & in the spirit of Sicilians….

In Sicily, Pasqua/Easter coincides with the arrival of Spring/La Primavera – as tables abound with carciofi {artichokes}, asparagi {asparagus}, lamb, seppia {calamari/squid}, anchovies made in a variety of family recipes according to the exact geographical location on the island, and the family background. Dolci are purely made with ricotta, cinnamon, honey, vanilla — cassate, cassatelle,…