Original Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe

Original Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe
Original Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe

Eggplant Parmigiana is one of the most famous and loved Italian recipes, it is especially prepared in southern Italy with many delicious variations! Like fried, grilled, baked, with mozzarella, and other types of cheese. This dish does not have a clear origin place but three places still constantly fight over that it was made there. TheseRead more

My Mom’s Ragu – Comfort Food

My Mom's Ragu - Comfort Food
My Mom's Ragu - Comfort Food

There are foods where if you place them on the table, can really make a difference. One of these is My Mom’s Ragu. It is that typical Comfort Food, which with its fragrance and flavor, takes you back to the past, evoking images, sensations and memories. I don’t know if it’s Sicilian or it belongsRead more

Sicilian Tomato Salad with Oregano and Olives

Sicilian Tomato Salad with Oregano and Olives
Sicilian Tomato Salad with Oregano and Olives

The TOMATO SALAD is a typical dish of the SICILIAN summer season, which accompanies many main courses, from meat to fish, or as a refreshing dish after a hot day. At the fruit and vegetable market the focus during this season are the tomatoes, characterized by a soft pulp, with a pleasantly aromatic flavor, they are rich in healthy properties forRead more

Cazzilli or Crocche`- Sicilian Street Food

Cazzilli or Crocche`-Sicilian Street Food
Cazzilli or Crocche`

What are the crocche` or cazzilli?   With the arancine, panelle, sfincione, stigghioli, paninu ca meusa, and many other things, they are part of Sicilian street food. They are potato croquettes  typically an oval and elongated shape, seasoned with parsley. they are cooked in a couple of minutes in abundant of hot oil and are eaten immediately. They must beRead more

Easy and Delicious Almond Pastry

Almond Pastry
Almond Pastry

This Easy and Delicious Almond Pastry is today’s creation. I was going through what I had made and showed you already, and i noticed that i didn’t make an almond pastry, even if almonds are my favorite nuts. However, i did make some desserts with my second favorite nuts, like the: Pistachio and Pear CakeRead more

Aunt Concetta’s Cassatelle

Aunt Concetta’s Cassatelle
Cassatelle

This short post is full of sweetness, and it recalls the flavors and scents of Sicily. My grandmother used to say: What do you need more in your life than “cassatelle”? Typical dessert of the province of Trapani, for the accuracy of Calatafimi, Castellammare del Golfo and Alcamo (my town). This traditional Easter dessert is beingRead more

Caponata – Original Sicilian Recipes

Caponata
Caponata

Wondering what to make for dinner tonight?  I invited my friend Elisabetta from Latina (Lazio, Italy) with her husband. She  likes the Caponata, an “antipasto” but that can be also served as a side dish. There are several variations of the Caponata in Sicily. I inherited this recipe from my husband’s grandmother (nonna Maria) from Cefalu`,Read more

Original Sicilian Eggplant Rolls Recipe

Original Sicilian Eggplant Rolls Recipe
Original Sicilian Eggplant Rolls Recipe

Eggplants in Sicily are the undisputed queens of summer and lends itself to a high number of RECIPES. If you love fried eggplants and are a passionate about ORIGINAL SICILIAN cuisine. Enjoy these EGGPLANT ROLLS, they are a pleasure. Sicilian eggplant rolls are not eaten hot, it is a dish that is savored cold or warm. This dish containsRead more

Sarde a Beccafico – Original Sicilian Recipe

Sarde a Beccafico - Original Sicilian Recipe
Sarde a Beccafico - Original Sicilian Recipe

Sarde a Beccafico is a very ancient dish in the Sicilian gastronomic tradition, especially in Palermo.This recipe is originally Sicilian that has been officially recognized and included in the list of traditional Italian food products (P.A.T) of the Ministry of Agricultural, Food, and Forestry Policies. I am very happy today because I am sharing a recipeRead more

Baked Pasta (“A pasta o furnu”)

Baked Pasta
Baked Pasta ("A pasta o furnu")

I know, I know, there are millions of recipes of Baked Pasta, anelletti, the traditional dish of Palermo. But I’m Sicilian and I really enjoy preparing food when I have my American friends at my house, I love preparing the typical dishes of Sicily. It is a way to share my origins with them. Then IRead more