Blood Orange Granita

Tweet Winter can be a tough time for fruit lovers like me. I love simple desserts made with fresh fruits. In North America, most fruits are non-existent, or shipped in from the southern hemisphere and taste like cardboard, since they’ve been picked far from ripe and shipped in a dark boxcar for weeks. (And you […]

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CMN Video: Making a Sicilian Cassata

While in Palermo, Sicily, we were treated to a gala dinner in a medieval palazzo. For dessert, the chef showed us how to make a classic Sicilian dessert, the Cassata.

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CMN Video: Tasting Sicilian Olive Oil, Part 2 – Planeta

Tweet CMN Video: Tasting Sicilian Olive Oil Part 2 – Planeta Chef Mark is joined by Penny Murray of the Planeta Estate in Sicily, who describes the qualities of their 3 olive oils, and their unique process for extracting the oil from their olives. www.planeta.it A production of The Culinary Media Network. www.culinarymedianetwork.com

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CMN Video: Tasting Sicilian Olive Oil, Part 1 – Mandranova

Tweet CMN Video: Tasting Sicilian Olive Oil Part 1 – Mandranova Jennifer learns the proper way to smell and taste olive oil from Sylvia di Vincenzo of the Mandranova Estate in Sicily. Look for part 2 where Chef Mark speaks with Penny Murray of Planeta, also in Sicly. www.mandranova.it A production of The Culinary Media […]

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CMN Video: Fork in The Road Sicily

Tweet CMN Video: Fork in The Road – Sicily Jennifer and Chef Mark speak with Tony May and Gianfranco Sorrentino from GRI, or Gruppo Ristoratori Italiani, about GRI’s mission to promote the image of Italian Cuisine in the United States. Each year, they visit a region of Italy to learn about fresh artisanal products. This […]

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RP145: Marsala Wine

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ReMARKable Palate #145: Marsala Wine Today’s show is an audio soundseeing tour of Florio, the legendary producer of Marsala wine, in the town of Marsala, in the province of Trapani, on the far western coast of Sicily. Our guide Marcello tells us about the history of this historic winery, which has been in […]

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Updates from Italy

Tweet For some quick and fun video updates on my culinary discovery trip to Sicily, you can use the player in the sidebar. Just press play, and you’ll see what Jennifer and I are up to. It’s right there ————> Or you can to to www.culinarymedianetwork.com

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RP137: Sicilian Wine

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ReMARKable Palate #137: Sicilian Wine This week, it’s a show from the road, as Jennifer and I have been on a week long tour of culinary discovery in Sicily. This largest Mediterranean island has a rich and varied history, and that history includes wines. Today I speak with Salvatore La Lumia, a 5th […]

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