Pasta with Sicilian Pesto Recipe

Pasta with Sicilian Pesto

The Pasta with Sicilian Pesto is a quick and very tasty first course, a “red” variant of the more classic Genoese Pesto. It’s made with tomatoes, ricotta, pine nuts and basil to create an irresistible cream! Like all regional recipes, however, this one also boasts numerous adaptations, that is, small variations in the basic ingredients that

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Sicilian Cassata Recipe

Sicilian Cassata

Cassata is one of the symbols of Sicilian pastry, together with Cannoli, and one of the most popular and well-known desserts in the World. It is a rich, irresistible sweet that tells centuries of history. The first version of Sicilian Cassata is baked, with a pastry enriched with sweetened ricotta. The present day version, with a

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Sicilian Cannoli

Sicilian Cannoli

This is the recipe for Sicilian Cannoli (Cannoli Siciliani), an irresistible dessert whose history comes from afar. The Sicilian Cannoli are a traditional dessert dating back to the Arab domination, but already known in Roman times. Once it was typical of the Carnival period but now is used all year long and for any special occasion.

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Pasta With Sardines

According to the Italian tradition, pasta with sardines has its origin in Sicily. It is a first course which can be prepared from March to September in the territory of origin, period in which fresh sardines just fished are available. It is a dish which was created because of a need. A cook, having to

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Arancini Recipe

Arancini Rice Balls

Arancini (or Arancine as they are called in Palermo), the pride of Sicilian cuisine, are small timbales of rice suitable to be consumed both as a snack and as an appetizer, a first course or even a single dish. In Sicily, you can find them everywhere and at all times, always hot and fragrant in the many shops.

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Pantesca Salad

Pantesca Salad

The Pantesca Salad was born on the island of Pantelleria, known for the production of capers. It’s a delicious, fresh, simple to prepare and healthy Summer salad. In fact, this tasty salad is based on boiled potatoes, characterized by typical product of Pantelleria capers, perfumed oregano, small sun-ripened tomatoes and red onion. It can be enriched

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Torta Pasqualina Easter Pie

7 Traditional Italian Easter Dishes

Easter is coming and we have to think about the delicious dishes of traditional Italian cuisine. In Italy, the traditional Easter dishes are not lacking and, from year to year, from generation to generation, are handed down and re-proposed, often with some variations.  In this article we have selected the top 7 traditional Italian Easter dishes

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Zeppole St.Joseph Recipe

Zeppole

The Zeppole di San Giuseppe (Zeppole of St. Joseph)  is a typical dessert of the Neapolitan pastry-making tradition. The name derives from the fact that they are generally prepared in the period of Saint Joseph (19 of March), so much so as to be a typical dessert on Father’s Day. The Zeppole are prepared in

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Calabrian Stuffed Eggplants

“Milingiani ‘Mbuttunati “(Stuffed – Buttoned Eggplant) of the grandmother! They are a tasty second course inspired by the tradition of Southern Italy. In fact, we find variations of these eggplants, stuffed and cooked in casserole, in the Calabrian Cuisine, in the Campania and Sicilian cuisine. Our recipe is inspired by the Calabrian style stuffed eggplants

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