Tag Archives: caciocavallo cheese

Macaroni Veloce e Fresco

Getting your hands dirty One of the things I like most  about summer is having a fresh herb garden available. Outside on my deck I have pots filled with the essentials… basil, oregano, mint, sage, and rosemary. Not to leave out … Continue reading

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Fried Cheese

Swimming with the fishes When I was in Sicily as a young teenager I was staying at a small family run resort by the Ionian Sea near the town of Riposto with my brother and Aunt and Uncle. One afternoon, when … Continue reading

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Mpanata Ragusana – Filling #1

Time Honored Pies This dish is a specialty from my father’s town of Ragusa, Sicily.  Ragusa is close to the southern most point of Sicily. The origins of Ragusa can be traced back to the 2nd century BC. Over the century’s … Continue reading

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