Tag Archives: palermo

Sicilian stuffed meat rolls

A few months have passed since this blog started and I have realized I still haven’t posted a meat recipe. Far from being a vegetarian, I had to suggest something. So here is an evergreen dish of Sicilian cuisine, or … Continue reading

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Easter almond paste lamb

I have never really loved almond paste. And this said by a Sicilian girl sounds like heresy. But there was something in the one my grandma used to make, a special taste that made it unique and delicious. I was … Continue reading

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Sarde a beccafico

While happily surfing through the oceans of the world wide web, I captured in my net a shoal of squirming sardines, on the blog Manineinpasta.com. Stefano and the little G. illustrate the curious story which gives the name to one … Continue reading

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Sfincione

Sfincione is a typical Sicilian specialty. Despite the resemblance, it is far from being just a pizza. It’s a surprising bite of Palermo.   Ingredients for 1 baking tin – flour “00”, 500g – brewer’s yeast, 25g – onions, 2 … Continue reading

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Pasta with broccoli “arriminata”

This is a typical Sicilian recipe, from Palermo. Ingredients for 4 servings –  “bucatini” pasta, 400g –  green cauliflower, 1 of 1kg –  onion, 1 –  dried raisins, 50g –  pine nuts, 50g –  salted anchovies, 50g –  saffron, 1 bag –  extra virgin olive oil, ½ glass … Continue reading

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