List of Sicilian dishes

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Sicilian caponata

This is a list of Sicilian dishes and foods. Sicilian cuisine shows traces of all the cultures which established themselves on the island of Sicily over the last two millennia.[1] Although its cuisine has a lot in common with Italian cuisine, Sicilian food also has Spanish, Greek and Arab influences.

Sicilian dishes

A plate of pasta with tomatoes, eggplant, basil, and cheese
The Catanese dish, pasta alla Norma, is among Sicily's most historic and iconic.
Scaccia with tomato and scaccia with ricotta cheese and onion

Beverages

Breads, biscuits and crackers

Cheeses

Desserts and sweets

A simple cannolo sprinkled with powdered sugar

Fruits and vegetables

Salads

  • Caponata – a Sicilian aubergine (eggplant) dish consisting of a cooked vegetable salad made from chopped fried eggplant and celery seasoned with sweetened vinegar, with capers in a sweet and sour sauce.[7]
  • Sicilian orange salad – (Insalata di arance) is a typical salad dish of Sicilian and Spanish cuisine which uses oranges as its main ingredient. It is usually served at the beginning or at the end of a meal.[8]

See also

References

  1. Sicilian food history umass.edu
  2. Oretta Zanini De Vita, Maureen B. Fant. Sauces & Shapes: Pasta the Italian Way. W. W. Norton & Company, 2013. ISBN 0393082431.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "What is Sicilian Pizza?". WiseGeek. Retrieved 14 April 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Milano, Serena; Ponzio, Raffaella; Sardo, Piero . L'Italia dei Presìdi. Slow Food Editore, 2002. pp. 374-375.
  5. Cabrini, Luisa; Malerba, Fabrizia. Frutta e ortaggi in Italia. Touring Editore, 2005. ISBN 8836532942. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Lazzarini, Ennio. I frutti coltivati. Hoepli, 2011. ISBN 8820344807.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Gangi, Roberta (2006). "Caponata". Best of Sicily Magazine. Retrieved 2008-05-26.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. Edward Behr, James MacGuire: The Art of Eating. University of California Press 2011, ISBN 978-0-520-27029-9, p. 102 (online copy, p. 102, at Google Books)

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