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sicilian recipes


One of such dishes is the pasta with cauliflower sauce, a distinctive dish from Palermo. 

This delicious and much celebrated Sicilian dish is very popular and is cooked all over Sicily.

I will show you how to make cannoli shells from scratch. Recipe from: https://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cannoli-Shells/ To make the cannoli shells you will need the following: 2 cups of all purpose flour 1 tbsp of dark drown sugar 1/8 tsp of salt 3 tbsp of softened butter 2 egg yolks 1/4 tsp of nutmeg 1 tsp cinnamon 3 oz. …

In Palermo the stuffed artichokes are prepared with cheese, salted anchovies, herbs, spices, with the right amount of saltiness and served as an appetizer, a side dish for dinner or for lunch with a salad and some bread. Recipe from: https://siciliancookingplus.com/recipe-items/artichokes-viddanedda/ SERVINGS: 6 INGREDIENTS: 6 artichokes trimmed for stuffing 1 large finely minced onion 3 cups …

It is one of my favorite snack or side dish because it’s a light and exquisite delicacy, with an appetizing aroma and an addictive taste. Makes:25 to 30 fritters INGREDIENTS: 1 cauliflower (1½ to 2 lb.) 1 onion finely chopped 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 medium eggs ½ cup of your preferred grated cheese …

This is a recipe of traditional Sicilian sweets. Sicily is renowned for its citrus fruits, its pistachio nuts and almonds. All these products make fantastic ingredients for sweets. Recipe from: https://tastykitchen.com/recipes/desserts/sicilian-almond-cookies/ Ingredients (for 25 cookies): 250 gr. of almond meal 175 gr. of caster sugar + more to sprinkle on the top 2 egg whites …

This is my favorite of all cheesecakes. Dense and not too sweet. My Grandma adds pignoli nuts and candied orange peel to his recipe, but you can add chocolate chips or nothing at all. This is a basic ricotta cheesecake recipe: you can omit the raisins, it’s up to you. Recipe from: http://www.staceysnacksonline.com/2009/01/sicilian-ricotta-cheesecake.html INGREDIENTS: 2 …

One of the most famous digestivi, or after-dinner drinks, in Italy, limoncello is also the pride and joy of Italy’s Campania and Liguria regions. And with reason. If you’ve ever had a sip of this sweet, almost fluorescent-yellow liqueur (perhaps poured for you as a sign of thanks after a dinner in Italy?), you know …

Other most famous recipe from Sicilian tradition. RECIPE FROM: https://siciliancookingplus.com/recipe-items/nucatulifigs-nuts/ The Crust    Ingredients: 2 ½ cups of flour   1 stick of sweet butter (4 oz.) melted but not hot   1 medium egg   1 yolk   3 tablespoons of honey   pinch of salt   cold water if needed     The Filling    Ingredients: skin of 2 oranges …