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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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