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These days I’m a little obsessed with Sicilian cuisine, mostly because I recently met a lady who, just like me, is married to a Sicilian man and has a great passion for food. It didn’t take a long time until she started sharing recipes she inherited from her mother-in-law. Few days later, a bunch of...Read More »

Sicilian Pasta con le Sarde

Pasta con le Sarde is a traditional Sicilian dish that makes a festive main course, especially when served from a giant platter. (Photo: Danny Ghitis for The New York Times)

Pasta With Sardines and Fennel

Pasta con le Sarde is a traditional Sicilian dish that makes a festive main course, especially when served from a giant platter. (Photo: Danny Ghitis for The New York Times)

This traditional Sicilian dish makes a festive main course, especially when served from a giant platter. Sweet and savory flavors mingle beautifully here, with currants, raisins, saffron and pine nuts. Aromatic wild fennel fronds and fresh sardines are preferred, but even if made with cultivated fennel and canned sardines, this is a magnificent dish. (Photo: Danny Ghitis for The New York Times)

Pasta With Sardines and Fennel

Best ever vegetarian pasta recipes

Best ever vegetarian pasta recipes

A quick meal for two based on the classic Sicilian aubergine pasta sauce. Meat-free and full of flavour it’s easy to make. Use rigatoni if you have it at home.

Simple Sicilian Cod (aka dinner tonight)

Simple Sicilian Cod - made this for dinner,but instead of pan-searing, I cut the olive oil and baked in the oven. Mixed tomato mixture and topped fillets before putting them in the oven. Simple and satisfying. and LOW CAL!

NYT Cooking: The affinity that cauliflower has with black olives is seen throughout the Mediterranean, from Tunisia to Sicily to Apulia to Greece. This simple gratin from Sicily is traditionally made with green cauliflower, but the result is equally delicious and almost as pretty with the easier-to-obtain white variety.

Sicilian Cauliflower and Black Olive Gratin

Sicilian Cauliflower and Olive Gratin. A simple gratin that is traditionally made with green cauliflower, but is equally delicious with the easier-to-obtain white variety.

Sicilian Fish Soup

Sicilian fish soup

Sicilian Fish Soup - Jamie Oliver "Grating the pumpkin into the soup is a little trick I saw in Sicily. It gives it good colour and sweetness.

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