The Feast of Saint Lucy

The Feast of Saint Lucy or “Santa Lucia” Following Sicilian tradition, my mother, Lucia, was supposed to be named Josephine after her father’s mother. But when she was born on December 13, 1920, The Feast of Saint Lucy, her mother … Continue reading

Sicilian Sausage Bogliolati

Sicilian Sausage “Bogliolati” (Pronounced “Boo You La Tea”) Sicilian Sausage Bogliolati, sausage rolls,  are a Sicilian specialty food that my mother made for special occasions. She always made enough for our family of five plus more for my grandparents and … Continue reading

Sicilian Broccoli and Beef Pasta

Sicilian Broccoli and Beef Pasta  I find interesting the comments I receive when I tell someone about writing my Sicilian Recipe Blog. Each person remembers the foods my mother used to cook and bake and mentions them to me asking … Continue reading

Sicilian Sauce with Peas and Eggs

Sicilian Sauce with Peas and Eggs is a meatless meal that is easy to make in a short time. Great to make after work and school when time is short and everybody is hungry! You can stop at a bakery … Continue reading

A really great Sicilian cook

A really great Sicilian cook…  My mother, Lucy, was a really great Sicilian cook!  What I mean by that is that she was a really great Sicilian cook! Now days when we say a person is a good cook, what … Continue reading

Sicilian Bones of the Dead

Bones of the dead

I think this recipe for Sicilian Bones of the Dead will show you how different the recipes passed down generations in my family are so specific to the cities from which my Sicilian family came, Pozzalo, Modica, and Siculiana which are geographically … Continue reading