11. Pasta with fennel and sardines Baked pasta Spaghetti with clams PASTA DISHES Pasta with cuttlefish ink sauce Pasta with swordfish and aubergines Pasta with cauliflowers Pasta with anchovies and toasted breadcrumbs
27. Cannoli derive their name from “ canna ” (cane) because of their tubular shape, and because in the past, before the introduction of the metal tubes, they were shaped around a cane section. They represent the Sicilian dessert par excellence. Typically part of the festivities for carnival (mardi gras) , they are among the most magnificent Sicilian pastries. The fried wafers are traditionally filled with ricotta cheese sweetened with powdered sugar, candied fruit, pistachios, and chocolate chops.
34. medaglioni o tranci di pesce spada marinati con il salmoriglio , la famosa salsa siciliana a base di aglio, olio, limone, rosmarino e prezzemolo
35. Sicilian Summer Salad Ingredients (serves 4) 300g Pachino or other cherry tomatoes a handful of capers a handful of olives cut into pieces a small onion a few anchovy fillets 200g green beans fresh basil salt and pepper extra virgin olive oil lemon juice Procedure Chop the tomatoes, the olives, the onion, the anchovies and the green beans (pre-boiled). Put into a bowl with the capers and the basil and mix well. Add a splash of olive oil, the juice of half a lemon, salt and pepper. Serve under a vine covered pergola with fresh crusty white bread and a chilled bottle of white.