Tag Archives: Sicily

Italy – A Father and His Sons Taste Their Heritage

I am “American” through and through, but I believe it is important for everyone to have a sense of the past and where we have each come from. Italy is the land where all of my grandparents were born. I grew […]

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Sicily and Anna Tasca Lanza

Reading the wonderful article on Sicilian Home Cooking by my friend, Nancy Harmon Jenkins in the latest issue of Saveur Magazine as well as the rest of the special feature on Sicily made me reminisce about my own visit there […]

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Oven Dried Tomatoes

Sun-dried tomatoes have received a bad rap in recent years – perhaps because they were just about everywhere and in everything back in the '80's and early '90's or perhaps because most people have only tried commercial versions. That's […]

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Madrid Fusion Day Two – Sicilian Scents

From my visit to Noto 2002
My father's grandmother was born in the town of Noto in Southeastern Sicily, so I was excited to visit that town when I traveled to Sicily in 2002. I was also excited to visit Noto, […]

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