Tag Archives: Sicily

Sarde Allinguate

I know I have said this before, but sardines are my favourite fish ever.  They are cheap and so good for you and I highly recommend you try them.  I just wish I could find them more often here in … Continue reading

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ARANCINE WITH SPINACH

If you have read my latest post, you will know that I am hosting this month’s challenge at the Daring Cooks!  I chose to challenge my fellow daring cooks to make Arancine from scratch, including risotto!  I also shared 3 … Continue reading

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THE DARING COOKS’ JANUARY 2014 CHALLENGE: ARANCINE

This month’s challenge is very special for a few reasons. For starters, our hostess, Manu, graciously stepped in with very little notice and created an entire amazing challenge in pretty much no time at all. Secondly, Manu managed to do … Continue reading

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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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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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