PASQUA in Sicilia – EASTER IN SICILY (post 2)

Monreale Cathedral

Here are some recipes from posts I have written in the past of foods you may enjoy preparing and eating over Easter.

EASTER IN SICILY (mainly from some of my relatives who live in Ragusa)

CASSATA (Post 1)

CASSATA (Post 2)

PASTA DI MANDORLA (Marzipan, traditional recipe)

PASTA DI MANDORLA (Marzipan, also called Pasta Reale) 

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PASQUA, Traditional Sweets – AGNELLINI PASQUALI (Pascal Lamb), Fondant to cover CASSATA

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ARABS IN SICILY, some sweets (Petrafennula)

Meat is not eaten on Good Friday. There are no special dishes that I know of. You could try:

FISH COOKED SIMPLY, SICILIAN STYLE

KING GEORGE WHITING and A SAUCE MADE WITH CAPERS AND ANCHOVIES

There are many other recipes for fish – cooked in  a multitude of ways on All Things Sicilian and More

Use the search button to find  many other FISH RECIPES

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Easter foods for other times:

CAPONATA CATANESE (Caponata as made in Catania)

GNUCCHITEDDI (Home made pasta)

KID WITH ALMONDS (SPRING IN SICILY, CAPRETTO CON LE MANDORLE) 

BAKED RICOTTA (RICOTTA FRISCA‘NFURNATA – RICOTTA FRESCA INFORNATA)

GELATINA DI MAIALE (Brawn)

SCACCE (Focaccia-like stuffed bread)

SFINCIONE DI PALERMO (Pizza/focaccia-like pie)

 ‘MPANATA (Lamb pie

Those of us who live in Australia and have olive trees will be picking olives over Easter. My olive tree is in a pot on the balcony.

 

HOW TO PICKLE OLIVES

Use the search button to find  many other OLIVE RECIPES.

 

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One thought on “PASQUA in Sicilia – EASTER IN SICILY (post 2)”

  1. Ciao Marisa, my name is Lina and I am a native of Comiso-Ragusa but I have lived in the United States for a few years. I was just browsing the web reminiscing about our Pasqua in Sicily and found your blog!!I am so excited! I started my food blog about 3 weeks ago and I am having a ball posting my recipes,is clear that all Sicilians think alike, our blogs have striking similarities.My compliments on your wonderful recipes.
    BuonoBuonissimo@blogspot.com

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