Busiate pasta is a specialty of Trapani, Sicily. When tossed with a tomato-based pesto that’s common in this area you have a perfect and very delicious pasta dish.
In Costigliole d’Asti, I searched for culinary excellence and found “la dolce vita”!
True faith is always a work in progress for us, but well worth the positive rewards. After many years of living in my refound faith, I was contacted, just before the holidays last year, by the National Catholic Register which is a news service of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), America’s premier Catholic cable network. They wrote an article about me and my journey back to religion.
Hello friends, have you ever wanted to visit the glamorous Amalfi Coast? This spring, Tavola Tours is offering a culinary and cultural adventure to the glamorous Amalfi Coast and the beautiful Cilento regions of Campania.
Cuccidati are a traditional Sicilian Christmas cookie stuffed with a sweet fig center. There is no need to wait for Christmas or a trip to Sicily for you and your family to enjoy them. With this recipe, you can create your very own delicious cuccidati any time of the year and still enjoy a little Christmas cheer too.
I am excited to announce the new partnership between Tavola Tours and DiningOut New Jersey. Together we will be offering several new culinary and cultural adventures to Europe and even domestically in the USA.
I am sharing with you a very different Sicilian recipe in this blog post. It is a chocolate-filled cookie called ‘Mpanatigghi, or Chocolate Meat Cookies in English, that are a very traditional cookie that hails from the UNESCO World Heritage town of Modica. Yes, meat cookies! And they are delicious.
If you are planning to visit Sicily anytime soon, you are sure to encounter some version of the Baked Anelletti. If you are not, don’t worry; you can always make this recipe at home and still have a very tasty Sicilian experience. It is definitely a fun recipe to make AND to eat!
Sicily is Italy’s largest region and it is known as the “little continent” where, without ever leaving Europe, you can enjoy the bold flavors of North Africa intricately woven into many Sicilian dishes. Couscous alla Trapanese would be a perfect example of the dynamic cross-culture of flavors that can be found in Sicilian cuisine.