Caponata alla siciliana

Frankantipasti, Sicilia, summer34 Comments

Caponata alla sicliana

I have to admit, Sicilian food has always been something of a mystery to me. Many Sicilian dishes remind me of Angelina’s Campanian cooking—and Sicilians actually lay claim to melanzane alla parmigiana, one of her signature dishes—but there is something  ‘different’ about some of the taste combinations you’ll find in Sicilian … Read More

Insalata di arance rosse (Blood Orange Salad)

Frankcontorno, Sicilia2 Comments

I recently found some blood oranges from California at the market–and I love blood oranges–so I made a blood orange salad as ‘dessert’: you just peel and slice the oranges, sprinkle over some black olives (Gaeta or nicoise are best), bits of red onion and parsley. Season with a bit … Read More