Recipes

Preserving the Essence of Southern Italian Rustic Recipes: be great with the simplicity

Fresh Fava Beans Spaghetti

Ingredients 14 oz dry spaghetti300 grams shelled fava beans1 red onion, dicedExtra virgin olive oilBlack pepperSalt1 handful of fresh mint Directions Remove the beans from the pod then, with a knife, remove the top. Blanch the beans in boiling water…

Little Frittatas in Tomato Sauce

How to make something special with few ingredients A very popular sauce and very popular practice but an unknown way to present a frittata, it was a Sunday recipe in southeast Sicily. Thanks to my Mum who suggest this recipe…

Stuffed artichoke breadcrumbs

Here is the Sicilian Way to prepare an artichoke. This recipe is one of our favorites. The herbaceous artichoke taste, savory cheese, caramelized shallot flavors, and crispy breadcrumbs make this dish wonderfully balanced, simple, and delicious. Often the most simple…

Carobs flour fresh pasta

Carobs Fresh Pasta

How to use carobs flour to make fresh pasta Today a lot of people are focused on fresh pasta. Looks like a beautiful revival, more people want to know more about this popular food. So famous at all but not…

Ricotta Cheese Gnocchi

Hundreds of kinds of gnocchi can be found in Italian history. The potato gnocchi may have become the most popular, but before the potato was imported from America, each region had its own special recipe. In Sicily, you can find a delicious ricotta one:…

Pumpkin Cacao Cake

INGRIDIENTS: 400gr pumpkin100gr flour100gr butter50gr cacao200gr sugar4 eggsbaking powder Very simple. Mix all the ingredients in a blender and then poor in a baking pan big enough. Bake it in the oven 180° for around 35min. Maybe before to bake…

One of the traditional Sicilian Calzone

“Vota Vota” the meaning in the action Maybe the expression Calzone is not correct for this kind of pizza, my Neapolitan friends will forgive me for this. Calzone is the famous Neapolitan pizza style where you turn a regular flat pizza,…