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Main Dishes The Salty of Solo Dolce

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 pale […]

Sicilian Street Food The Salty of Solo Dolce

Cazzilli or Crocche`- Sicilian Street Food

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 be […]

Sicilian Street Food The Salty of Solo Dolce

Roasted Chestnuts – Le Caldarroste

The Roasted Chestnuts were the first example of “Street Food” in Sicily, but also in other Italian regions. Winter, especially during Christmas, it reminds me of  “ le caldarroste”. You can smell the roasted chestnuts invade the Italian streets. And if you go to Palermo roasted chestnut vendors sell them in “cuoppu” wraps of paper in a shape […]

Cookies and Pastries Dessert

Sicilian Sweets with Intense Colors: Martorana Fruits

Walking through the streets of the Sicilian towns can only be magically attracted by the Sicilian colors and today my attention falls on the Martorana Fruit. The Martorana fruit are desserts made with marzipan and take the form of different types of fruit that are typical of Sicily. Their colors are so intense and true they […]

Sicilian Street Food The Salty of Solo Dolce

Lo Sfincione – Sicilian Homemade Pizza

Dear Friends this week I am in Montreal in Canada and I love this city. I am visiting Pia and Pippo, they are friends of mine but, like me, they are Sicilian. We decided to make “LO SFINCIONE” the SICILIAN PIZZA. In ancient times sfincione was baked at home with “poor” ingredients, made of what you […]

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