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Hello, this is Peppe and with Yes in Sicily I will introduce you the world of traditional Sicilian recipes. I love cooking local Sicilian dishes homemade, which I learned from my Sicilian family. Through this blog I will show you my love for the traditional Sicilian cuisine giving you tips to prepare authentic and tasty dishes.


Agghiotta sardines

Sardines are one of the most cooked fish in Sicily and our sea is rich. The ‘ghiotta’ is a sauce that is the basis of many Sicilian preparations and that is a mixture of onion, celery, tomato, capers and green olives. In the past, sardines were considered a “poor” fish that touched the fishermen on board the fishing boat

Stuffed squid

In Sicily there is a universal way of preparing stuffed squid, varying from place to place only for the percentages of some ingredients. Today the classic Sicilian stuffing for squid and cuttlefish is made up of bread crumbs, garlic, parsley, raisins, pine nuts and chopped parsley, over the crushed tentacles.

Mint and lemon shrimps

Shrimps are a very common crustacean in the Sicilian seas, every day you can find them fresh in each fishmonger. Today Peppe describes his recipe of “shrimp with mint and lemon, a fresh and delicious salad that is part of the Sicilian tradition, you can use this recipe as an appetizer or as a second.” A real taste and scent of the sea, something extraordinary, a journey of the senses that only the sea can give us

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