Tag Archives: Sicilian

POLPETTE DI SARDE ALLA SICILIANA – SICILIAN SARDINE PATTIES

I know I have said this already, but sardines are my favourite fish.  Unfortunately it is not easy to come across fresh sardines in Sydney.  I find it weird as they are so common in Italy, but that’s just the … Continue reading

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GELATINA DI CAFFÈ – COFFEE JELLO

I have been blogging for almost 3 years now and when I look back at all the the things I learnt, I almost can’t believe it.  I am talking about cooking techniques and also about computer skills and photography!  But … Continue reading

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RICOTTA FILLED GRAFFE

Today’s recipe comes from the Sicilian town of Trapani, where my mother was born.  These are similar, but not the same as the more famous Neapolitan graffe, the dough of which includes potatoes.  Graffe in Trapani are like doughnuts, fried … Continue reading

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PESCHE DOLCI ALLA SICILIANA

I am very excited about today’s recipe.  I am taking you all back to Sicily for this Regional Italian dish… a very special one.  These are among my favourite Sicilian pastries.  They are not as famous as cannoli, but they … Continue reading

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BEEF AGGLASSATO

Today’s Regional Italian dish is yet another dish from Sicily!  It is a very easy and delicious beef pot roast (kind of) made with onions and white wine.  It is a recipe from Palermo that comes from my father’s side of … Continue reading

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PAN FRIED SICILIAN PORK SAUSAGE WITH FENNEL

Sausage is one of the meats I used to love the most while growing up.  I still do, but now I am much more selective and try to make my own sausage every time I can.  There is nothing better … Continue reading

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HOME-MADE SICILIAN PORK SAUSAGE WITH FENNEL

I am very excited about today’s post.  It is one of those recipes that I have been making for a long time and that I have been very keen on sharing.  The only reason why I hadn’t done it yet … Continue reading

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MATAROCCO

For this week’s Regional Italian dish I am going to take you back to Sicily.  Today’s recipe is really easy and really tasty, it is one of those family recipes that we would always have during our summer holidays.  It is … Continue reading

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