Unusual Spices Every Sicilian Cook Should Try

Sicilian spices? I have never been an adventurous cook when it came to flavoring my dishes. Generally, tomatoes, basil, parsley, olive oil and garlic have been my go-to seasonings. After some research, I am surprised that other spices are represented in some Sicilian dishes. Sicilian food is based on simplicity. […]


5 Essential Herbs that Every Italian Garden Needs

Fresh herbs! There is nothing better than creating a culinary masterpiece with fresh ingredients from the garden. Nostalgia reigns when I think about visiting my aunts and uncles who immigrated from Sicily. Most of my relatives moved to New Jersey after they reached American soil. They continued life as if […]