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Sfincione (Sicilian pizza)

Sfincione is a thick Sicilian pizza, or more precisely a focaccia, topped with tomatoes, onions, a few anchovies and grated casciocavallo cheese, seasoned with a dash of oregano.  With a spongy crust an inch thick, sfincione is more like bread … Continue reading

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Sfinge di San Giuseppe (St. Joseph’s Cream Puffs)

Feast of St. Joseph   St. Joseph’s Day is a big Feast for Italians because in the Middle Ages, God, through St. Joseph’s intercessions, saved the Sicilians from a very serious drought. So in his honor, the custom is for … Continue reading

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Sicilian Stuffed Artichokes (Cacocciuli)

My Mom used to make these just for me. She knew how much I loved them. I would always watch her making them but never wrote down the recipe. There was never a need for me to make them since … Continue reading

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Sicilian Cannoli

Cannoli is a Sicilian pastry originating in Palermo. A crisp tube filled with a sweetened ricotta cream. An authentic recipe of cannoli dough will contain Marsala wine. This provides not only flavor, and sometimes color and aroma, but gives the … Continue reading

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