Grandma’s Sicilian Egg Cookies

Hi everybody! Today I am doing something a little different.  I am just writing my “train of thought” about lost recipes.  The one I have been trying to make for weeks now is my Grandma’s Sicilian Egg Cookies. My Grandma used … Continue reading

Sicilian Baked Macaroni

Baked Macaroni

When I tell people about Sicilian baked macaroni, they think of baked ziti, never having heard of baked macaroni the way my family makes it.  It is totally different from baked ziti. Baked ziti is cooked ziti pasta mixed with sauce, topped … Continue reading

Grandma’s Sicilian Ricotta Pastry

Grandma Rutas Ricotta Pastry

Grandma’s Sicilian Ricotta Pastry When I was a little girl, my grandmother used to make this simple ricotta pastry with a sweet crust and sweet filling which we called Grandma’s Sicilian Ricotta Pastry.  She always made them 8 inches round.  Now … Continue reading

If you are new to my Sicilian food blog…

If you are new to my Sicilian food blog, please start reading from my first post, my welcome introduction.  I hope to open up a whole new dining experience for you!  You will have authentic Sicilian recipes that no one … Continue reading

Basics of cooking and baking Sicilian food

Basics of cooking and baking Sicilian food The basics of cooking and baking Sicilian food are what you learn over time. When I started cooking and baking with my mother, I didn’t  know anything about cooking or baking Sicilian food.  But, I started … Continue reading

Grandma’s Sicilian Chicken Soup

Grandma’s Sicilian Chicken Soup  When I was a little girl, my mother and my brothers went to my maternal grandparents’ farm every Sunday. My aunts, uncles and cousins who lived in Auburn were there too.  The kitchen was always loud with … Continue reading