Pasta and Potatoes, Nonna’s Recipe

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

Advertisements 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 andRead more

Fried Soft White Bread Rolls

Fried Soft White Bread Rolls

Advertisements The Fried Soft White Bread Rolls are an easy and tasty recipe, they are very crunchy on the outside but, warm and soft flowing inside. Fried rolls can be filled with whatever you want, with spreadable cheese and speck, with ricotta and spinach, with tomatoes and mozzarella and so on. And you can decide to bake them insteadRead more

Eggplant Meatballs (Polpette di Melanzane)

Eggplant Meatballs ( Polpette di Melanzane)
Eggplant Meatballs ( Polpette di Melanzane)

Advertisements Helloooo!!! Enrich your recipe-book with the recipe for eggplant meatballs (Polpette di Melanzane). If you are looking for a unique appetizer but easy to make, eggplant meatballs are a delicious and nutritious dish that can also represent original finger food. In Sicily, as you know, eggplants are used in a lot of different dishes.Read more

Sicilian “Sfinci” Recipe

Sicilian Sfinci Recipe
Sicilian Sfinci Recipe

Advertisements Today I propose one of the oldest recipes which is that of the Sicilian Sfinci: small morsels of leavened dough fried in boiling oil with a sprinkling of granulated sugar and if preferred, a handful of powdered cinnamon. They are so good and you will keep on reaching for more. Like all popular recipes,Read more

Original Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe

Original Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe
Original Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe

Advertisements 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.Read more

My Mom’s Ragu – Comfort Food

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

Advertisements 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 orRead more

Sicilian Tomato Salad with Oregano and Olives

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

Advertisements 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 propertiesRead more

Cazzilli or Crocche`- Sicilian Street Food

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

Advertisements 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 mustRead more

Easy and Delicious Almond Pastry

Almond Pastry
Almond Pastry

Advertisements 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 PearRead more

Aunt Concetta’s Cassatelle

Aunt Concetta’s Cassatelle
Cassatelle

Advertisements 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 isRead more