Welcome to Sicilian Cooking Plus!
and thanks for visiting Sicilian Cooking Plus.
pleased to offer you this collection of Sicilian recipes and to give you some information about the
cooking, along with Sicilian tradictions, historyand legends. We
will present aspects of our Sicilian way of life so that the Sicilians and the
Sicilian-American heritage can be better
understood and assessed.
name is Vincent Ciaramitaro,
formally the operator with my brother Paul of Joe’s of Avenue U, the Focacceria Palermitana in Brooklyn’ our
in 2003 and a few years ago, encouraged by my wife Terry and my nephews and nieces, I assembled this collection
of Sicilian recipes mostly practiced in my almost fifty years working and running the focacceria.
and webmaster Dimitrij Greco suggested publishing my notes on the internet, and siciliancookingplus.com was successfully lunched.
The recipes are grouped in:
Salads, Sauces and Condiments,
Desserts, Sicilian Wines &
There you will find an overview of each category and the respective
I have also added a section dedicated to the other Italian regions'
culinary traditions, including some recipes.
A final note: if you would like to publish a recipe or have information or a story of
or your Italian region you would like to share please contact me. I will be glad to publish it on
siciliancookingplus.com and give you credit for providing the the material.