Rigatoni with Ricotta Cream

Rigatoni with Ricotta Cream
Rigatoni with Ricotta Cream

Rigatoni with ricotta cream is a classic Sicilian dish and represents one of the first simple, genuine dishes first made by the poor and peasants of southern Italy. A very easy to prepare, very good pasta dish due to the creaminess of the ricotta paired with the pecorino cheese, nutmeg, and pepper. It can beRead more

Sicilian-Style Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like “Cavuliceddi”

Sicilian-Style Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like “Cavuliceddi”
Sicilian-Style Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like “Cavuliceddi”

Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like “Cavuliceddi” tonight? In Naples they are called friarielli; in Tuscany, they are names, rapini. The destiny of this delicious vegetable is to be fried hence the name of friarielli, in fact, the Neapolitans wash the vegetables and throw them directly in the pan with the oil. In Alcamo (my town) “cavuliceddi”Read more

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

Pasta with Fried Zucchini (pasta cu la cucuzza fritta)

Pasta with Fried Zucchini (pasta cu la cucuzza fritta)
Pasta with Fried Zucchini (pasta cu la cucuzza fritta)

Pasta with fried zucchini is very easy to prepare summer dish and the characteristic of this dish is that the pasta is seasoned with fried zucchini and with oil that the zucchini release, fried, exclusively extra virgin. In Sicily, it is called “pasta cu la cucuzza fritta“( pasta with fried zucchini). We use a kind of paleRead more

Italian Ricotta Fritters Recipe (Polpette di Ricotta)

Italian Ricotta Fritters Recipe (Polpette di Ricotta)

Italian Ricotta Fritters Recipe is a very simple and easy recipe that requires few ingredients. A tasty mixture of ricotta, grated cheese, eggs, and breadcrumbs. This fried delicacy are excellent snacks and can be served both hot and cold. Bring these fritters to the table your guests could appreciate them as both appetizers or as a main course accompanied byRead more

Sfogliatine with Ricotta and Cherry Tomatoes

Sfogliatine with Ricotta and Cherry Tomatoes
Sfogliatine with Ricotta and Cherry Tomatoes

The sfogliatine with ricotta and cherry tomatoes are a tasty finger food appetizer to prepare for parties or aperitifs, prepared with puff pastry, a ricotta cream and finally some sweet tomatoes. A non-demanding dinner with friends, with lots of different pizzette, and some tasty sfogliatine to enjoy with a good glass of wine or beer. They are prepared in noRead more

Creamy Genovese Pesto Recipe

Creamy Genovese Pesto Recipe
Creamy Genovese Pesto Recipe

My blog could not miss out on the tasty and CREAMY GENOVESE PESTO. A sauce from the Ligurian cuisine that has become famous throughout the world in the last 20 years. Its origin derives from a chopped up garlic, used in the Roman Empire to flavor meat and fish. Basil leaves were also used. Over theRead 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, it 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 itRead more

Bolognese Ragu`-Original Italian Recipe

Bolognese Ragu`-Original Italian Recipe
Bolognese Ragu`-Original Italian Recipe

I know that many recipes have been published on Bolognese Ragu` and the website is full of many Bolognese recipes made with different methods. What I propose instead is the Original Italian Recipe of Bolognese Ragu`, which was deposited in the Chamber of Commerce in 1982 by the Italian Academy of Cuisine, an organization dedicated to preserving and enhancingRead more