Pasta and Potatoes, Nonna’s Recipe

Pasta and Potatoes, Nonna's Recipe
Pasta and Potatoes, Nonna's Recipe

Pasta and potatoes is a typical southern Italian dish with very ancient origins. There are several versions of pasta and potatoes, this one that I propose has been handed down to me by my nonna. It is a very tasty recipe, very simple and enriched only by the presence of some cherry tomatoes and aRead 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

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

Original Sfincione Potatoes – Comfort Food

Original Sfincione Potatoes - Comfort Food
Original Sfincione Potatoes - Comfort Food

Another dish that takes me back in time is the sfincione potatoes. It’s another comfort food dish and I tried to make them like my mother taught me. My husband and my children said they are very good, and that they really came out tasty, but I realized that it could never be like my mom’s, I don’tRead more

Fried Pizzette – Indelible Memory

Fried Pizzette - Indelible Memory
Fried Pizzette - Indelible Memory

Today I have prepared FRIED PIZZETTE for my children.They are an indelible memory of when I was a child and I went to visit my godmother. As you approached the door of my godmother’s house you could smell the frying already,and I began to drool, I couldn’t wait to gorge. She made me find theseRead more