Recipes

(Italiano) Il ragù di cinghiale “all’Antica”

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Traditional sweets, the magic of “Ossa di morto”

The “Festa dei Morti” is an important recurrence in Sicily, which goes back to the 10th century. It is celebrated on the 2nd of November, a festivity for adults but especially for children that are attracted from presents and typical sweets. In this way they familiarized with these old celebrations and at the same time […]

The Sicilian Cannolo according to the “tradition”

The “Cannolo”, is the symbol of Sicilian pastries, and perhaps the most representative among the desserts of the whole island, which according to a legend, it was born in one monastery of Palermo.

Today we want to introduce a new concept of the preparation of cannolo carried out by Slow Food, who proposes again the original […]

Arancine with ragù, and the vegetarian version with spinachs

Arancine represent one of the most famous specialities of Sicilian street food.
Traditionally there are two variants: the ones with ham and cheese (or called arancine al burro) and the ones with classic bolognaise and mozzarella cheese.

Today we show the second and most rich version, together with one of the numerous variants of the latest times, the […]

Eggplant Parmigiana

The eggplant is one of the main ingredients of the Sicilian cuisine during summer, now used to prepare a delicious Parmigiana.

Pasta alla Norma

The Pasta alla Norma is one of the most famous Sicilian recipe, prepared with tomatoes, eggplant and fresh basil is the perrfect expression of Sicilian summer.

Caponata with aubergines

Summer is coming and one of the tastiest dishes in Sicily is the Caponata with aubergines, a very tasty dish made with eggplants,olives and sweet and sour sauce.

The Frittella with broad beans and peas

During spring a traditonal dish of Palermo arrives on the Sicilian tables: the Frittella, based on artichokes, broad beans and peas.

Baked Sicilian cassata

The baked cassata is lighter version of the traditional Sicilian cassata made with almond paste and Candied fruit. It’s a tasty cake filled with sweet ricotta cream and dark chocolate chips..

Cauliflower balls and local “primo sale” cheese

Cauliflower balls and local “primo sale” cheese. It is a tasty dish that can be a great starter for a rich aperitif.