aprile 23, 2011

Marzipan sheep, the symbol of Easter in Sicily

Do you know what “Pecorelle di pasta reale” are? We call it sheep of marzipan, which is made of almond flour, and in our Christian culture […]
aprile 22, 2011

“Pasta ch’ i sardi” one of the most famous Sicilian dishes in the world

Do you know how to prepare the famous Sicilian pasta with sardines? First of all let’s specify that in Sicily we learn that the period for […]
aprile 20, 2011

Colourful bell peppers in sweet and sour sauce

Do you know how to prepare peppers in sweet and sour sauce? As you already may know, the sweet and sour sauce is very common in Sicily. […]
aprile 14, 2011

Brociolone or falsomagro: the Sicilian beef roll for important occasions

Do you know how to cook the traditional Sicilian brociolone? This is an extraordinary dish that Sicilians prepare for important events or festivities because, even if […]
aprile 11, 2011

“Pasta a minestra” and “Pasta asciutta”: what are they?

Do you know what is pasta a minestra? And what about pasta asciutta? As you know, in Sicily, just like in the whole of Italy, we […]
aprile 8, 2011

Cauliflower pie, another way to eat cauliflower!

Do you know how to cook a tasty cauliflower pie? In Sicilian cuisine we use a lot this vegetable. We like to put it especially on […]
aprile 2, 2011

Turkey breast in Sicilian oranges sauce, a taste of mildness

Do you know how to cook turkey breast in a lovely and delicious orange sauce? I don’t think this recipe has its origins in Sicily actually, […]
marzo 28, 2011

Genovesi from Erice, perfect marriage between pastry and cream

The typical Genovese from Erice made by famous Maria Grammatico Patisserie Do you know what a genovese is in Sicily? It is a pastry filled either […]
marzo 23, 2011

And the award goes to…

Yesterday morning I woke up and found a nice comment on my post. This normally makes me happy, but when I followed the link I was […]
marzo 19, 2011

Saint Joseph’s Day and the traditional “Sfinci” – The video

Do you know what Sicilians eat on Saint Joseph’s Day, the 19th of March? The traditional dessert that we prepare is called “Sfinci di San Giuseppe” […]
marzo 15, 2011

The traditional pizza from Palermo is called “Sfincione”

Do you know what “sfincione” is? This is the traditional name for our Sicilian pizza. Probably the name derives from the latin spongia, which means sponge, […]
marzo 4, 2011

Sicilian food: origins, history, curiosities

Do you want to know something more about Sicilian food and its history? Today I would like to tell you something about the origins of our […]