The Great American Sfogliatella

September 17, 2012 • 1
Peter Faggio’s hands are large. They have soft, wide palms that look both worked and untouched and long, thick fingers ending in floury white nails. His hands are the envy of the other bakers at Lucibello’s Italian Bakery in Wooster Square — only his are large enough to cup the wide slab of dough that »

Sunday Market

December 7, 2011 • 0
Sunday morning. He comes early, by four o’ clock, to sweep the brick-lined plaza. He’s been doing it for years — a fixture as much as the dark stone colonial church in the far corner, with the spires so tall they pierce the soggy morning sky for miles across the yellow valley. When he bobs »