Fettuccine with olives and dried tomatoes

For six people: 600 g of fettuccine clove of garlic 120 g of pitted black olives6- 7 dried tomatoes parsley a lemon 30 g of butter oil salt pepper. Finely chop dried tomatoes with parsley, (also mint if you like), the garlic clove and the pitted black olives and add the grated rind of a …

Most popular Christmas Italian sweet

Two are the Christmas sweets known and consumed throughout the italien peninsula during the Christmas period. Consumers of one hardly buy that other.Probably the Christmas cake is, by definition, the Panettone. Panettone, prepared in all Italy nowadays, originated in Milan.I like to think that it’s born at the court of Ludovico il Moro, as the …

Sicily, the history of the tradition of cuccìa.

13 December, history of the Saint Lucia cuccìaThe birth of the cuccìa can be traced back to two very similar periods of famine that occurred in Palermo in 1646 and in Syracuse in 1763. It is said that the people, destroyed by famine, prayed asking for divine help so that this terrible suffering would end. …

PIPITONE FEDERICO’ HOUSE ARANCINA

1/2 kg Arborio or Roma rice1 sachet of saffron threads50 gr Passolina and mixed pine nuts (Corinth raisins, alternatively blonde raisins)300 gr White ragoncino *80 gr diced Napoli salami100 gr diced Primosale3 eggs150 gr flour150 gr crumbs (finely grated bread)1 lt light olive oil (or seeds of your choice) Proceed as for normal arancina ( …

Potatoes gatò

Potatoes gatò is a classic of Sicilian gastronomy; in particular its name comes from a transliteration from the French gateau. It is a very appetizing recipe of simple preparation: boil and peel when they are still hot (for a lump-free mixture) 500 g of potatoes; to these add two whole beaten eggs, the leftovers of …

THE ORIGIN OF TORTELLINI

While waiting for the paternity of the tortellini to be re-established in the Romagna region with a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin), the legend tells that having stopped a noblewoman in Castelfranco di Romagna and having, hidden, the innkeeper admired her features, he wanted to reproduce her elegant navel. As the Secchia recalls “Imitating Venus …

The ice cream, the best invention

The best italian ice cream is always in Palermo: near the railway station there is an ice- cream shop where you can choose between 80 different tastes.http://www.gelateriadaciccio.it/prodotti.html The inventor of the ice- cream was Onofrio Cutò, born in Palermo in 1651, in 1686 moved to Paris where he opened the first Café of Europe: ” …

The famous ” spaghetti alla carbonara”

Spaghetti alla carbonara. ingredients: dose for four people. spaghetti grams 400, guanciale grams 150, three eggs, three tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese three tablespoons grated pecorino cheese, very little (lard) olive oil or butter garlic salt black pepper. Cut the bacon into small cubes and fry it in a large pan greased (with lard) of …

Fettuccine with olives and dried tomatoes.

Fettuccine with olives and dried tomatoes. for six people: 600 g of fettuccine a clove of garlic 120 g of pitted black olives 6- 7 dried tomatoes parsley a lemon 30 g of butter oil salt pepper. Finely chop dried tomatoes with parsley, (also mint if you like ), the garlic clove and the pitted …