List of Sicilian dishes

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

Beverages

Cheeses

Desserts and sweets

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.
  3. "What is Sicilian Pizza?". WiseGeek. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
  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.
  6. Lazzarini, Ennio. I frutti coltivati. Hoepli, 2011. ISBN 8820344807.
  7. Gangi, Roberta (2006). "Caponata". Best of Sicily Magazine. Retrieved 2008-05-26.
  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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