The visual effect of spaghetti with squid ink, an extraordinary typical dish of Sicilian cuisine, is truly special and its realization is quite simple.
Ingredients for 2 people
200 gr. of Spaghetti
1 medium-sized Squid (about 300-400 gr.)
1 clove of Garlic
1 bunch of Parsley
1 teaspoon of Tomato Concentrate
Extra Virgin Olive Oil to taste Continue reading “Spaghetti with Squid Ink – Original Italian Pasta”
Pasta with tenerumi is a highly popular dish in Sicily but is almost unknown in the rest of Italy. Let’s start by clarifying what is meant by tenerumi.
This word indicates the leaves of the “Lagenaria longissima”, an extremely pale green zucchini, typical of the place, which can reach up to one and a half meters in height. The tenerumi are only available during the summer so remember that you are about to prepare a dish that will make you feel quite hot… Continue reading “Pasta with Tenerumi (or Taddi) – Sicilian Culture”
The Baked Anelletti are a typical Sicilian pasta shape that are generally baked in the oven. Here they are enhanced by seasoning them with Sicilian ragù and other ingredients such as aubergines and toasted breadcrumbs. Today we will first make the sicilian sauce (ragu) and then the baked pasta.
Ingredients for 8-10 people
1 kg of Anelletti
Sicilian Sauce – ragu (1 kg of minced meat) Continue reading “Baked Anelletti – Sicilian Pasta Rings”
Baked stuffed squid is a very tasty second course typical of traditional italian cuisine and sicilian in particular.
Ingredients for 4 people
2 cloves of Garlic
1 bunch of Parsley
100 gr Breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon of Capers
1/2 glass of dry White Wine
Extra Virgin Olive Oil to taste
Salt and Black Pepper to taste Continue reading “Stuffed Squid (Italian Version)”
There are numerous variations of the recipe for stuffed roasted sweet peppers, the one I propose today has a flavor that is very reminiscent of southern Italy as it is based on italian sausage and pecorino romano cheese.
Sweet Peppers (the long and narrow ones) to taste
400 gr of Italian Sausage
40 gr of Grated Pecorino Romano Cheese Continue reading “Stuffed Roasted Sweet Peppers (Italian Recipe)”