Side dishes

  1. Calamari Fritti (Fried Calamari)
    Fried calamari

    Heat 1 inch of vegetable oil in a deep skillet
    Dip the cut calamari in flour, and shake off excess flour and fry until...

  2. Baked Zucchini and Potatoes Sicilian style
    Baked Zucchini and Potatoes Sicilian style

    Slice the zucchini and potatoies 1/4 inch thick and place in large bowl,the pour the olive oil and mix well with your hands.add...


  1. Sicilian Cannoli with Ricotta filling
    Sicilian Cannoli with Ricotta filling

    Cannoli are tube-shaped shells of fried pastry dough, filled with a sweet, creamy filling usually containing ricotta cheese and or chocolate...

Specialty dishes

  1. Sicilian Calzone (Impanata di Agnello)
    Sicilian Calzone (Impanata di Agnello)

    Preparation time - 1 hour
    Put some olive oil in a frying pan and brown the chopped onions, then add the pieces of lamb. Pour in the wine and...

  2. Crespelle di Ricotta (Ricotta fritters)
    Crespelle di Ricotta (Ricotta fritters)

    Combine the ricotta (make sure is well drained), sugar, chocolate chips, candied fruits, vanilla extract and orange zest. If the mixture is too,...

  3. Arancini (rice balls)
    Arancini (rice balls)

    In a large pot cook rice until tender,then drain and rinse it in cool water. Pour the rice in a large bowl and add the cheese,...


  1. Octopus Salad
    Octopus Salad

    Wash and clean your octopus, removing the ink sack and internal organs by making a circular cut around the beak with a paring knife and pulling it...

  2. Sicilian salad (Insalata siciliana)
    Sicilian salad (Insalata siciliana)

    Wash the lettuce, peel the grapefruit and cut into thin slices and then into wedges.
    In a ceramic bowl, arrange first for...


  1. Sliced Rolled Eggplants stuffed with ricotta
    mixing the stuffing


    Slice and place the eggplants in a colander, salt lightly and set aside for about 20 minutes.
    Rinse the sliced...

First courses

  1. Spaghetti with tuna and cherry tomatoes
    Spaghetti with tuna and cherry tomatoes

    Cut the tuna steak into cubes and season with salt to taste, cut the cherry tomatoes in half's.Put olive oil in a frying pan...