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       Sicilian Italian Cuisine

The roots of Italian cuisine can be traced back to the 4th century BC!  Italian food has evolved over the years and is loved world-wide.  It's all about using the best ingredients while keeping meals simple and healthy.  Travel through Italy and you will find that each region, every city and town has its own style of cooking; as well as their own eating habits. 

Sicilian cooking is unique in Italy.  Italian's are best known for their famous pizza and spaghetti & meatball dishes.  But, did you know that Sicilian's enjoy eating Brioche that is chock full of ice-cream for breakfast?  Do you know where Pasta alla Norma got its name?  Well, it is said that a musician claimed that Pasta alla Norma embodied the harmony of Bellini's Opera, and that is where the name came from!  Did you know that Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Bellini is from Catanai, and he is pure Sicilian?

The rich history of Sicilian's and their cuisine is fascinating.  There are many Sicilian dishes that the average person has never had heard of or had the opportunity to taste.  I've decided to share some orginal and simple old time family recipes that come straight from Sicily! 

They have been passed down from one generation to the next for more than one hundred years.  

                    On The Menu Page 1

  • Sicilian Sunday Gravy
  • Sicilian Style Italian Bread
  • Italian Style Meat Balls
  • Fried Calamari (Fritta)
  • Pasta Fagioli Original (Pronounced "Pasta Fazooli")
  • Brocolli and Macaroni
  • Linguini with White Clam Sauce (Vongole)
  • Sausage and Peppers In Red Gravy
  • Baked Pasta with Cheese and Mushrooms

                   On The Menu Page 2

  • Calzones Home Made
  • Broshole Italian and Sicilian
  • Clarified Butter
  • Garlic Butter Sauce
  • Italian Seasoned Bread Crumbs Home Made
  • Fried Cauliflower Siciliano

                  On The Menu Page 3

  • Pizzaiola Sauce
  • Steak Pizzaiola
  • Chops Pizzaiola Veal or Pork
  • Fish Pizzaiola
  • Eggplant Parmesan
  • Shrimp and Muscles Fra Diavolo
  • Chicken Savoy Italian Style

               On The Menu Page 4

               On the Menu Page 5

  • Chicken and Mushrooms Alfredo  A Wonderful Italian Favorite
  • Linguini with Ricotta and Garlic Sauce
  • Spaghetti Aglio e Olie (Garlic and Oil) Sauce
  • Baked Ziti Ricotta
  • Pasta and Eggs (a old simple childhood favorite)

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Watery Lazagna or Calzones?

Here is why!

Ricotta  Cheese has a vey high moisture content. To resolve this you should always drain your Ricotta through Cheese Clothe or a Strainer in your refrigerator  several hours before using or better yet the day before. Place a plate on top of the Riccotta to help push the moisture out.

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