Family of Bakers

Bucellati Cucidati

Every Sicilian American I have ever known has a nostalgic, personal story about the Cucidati cookie. Always in their story is a mother, aunt, grandmother, or neighbor who made the most sublime and satisfying Cucidati in the world—and I believe all of them! Personally, I have never met anything made with fig that I didn't like.

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Colomba Cake Adventure

In the Beginning
My three brothers and I have been fascinated with Italian Christmas Panettone and Easter Colombo cakes for nearly twenty years.  Since our family bakery started life in 1920 as a "panifico" or bread bakery, I guess it isn't all that surprising that these cake-like breads have dazzled us. 

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