Portraits of Sicily: From Cloister to Cookies – A Sicilian Pastry Chef

This article originally appeared in the August 2015 issue of Dream of Italy. Updated 2018. Getting to the medieval walled town of Erice is easiest and most picturesque via the globe-shaped funiculari that leave every 10 minutes from the top of Trapani. As the pods rise, they offer the vistas that distinguish that city from its Sicilian fellows—the meeting of the Mediterranean and…

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