Welcome to Sicilian Cooking Plus!
Welcome and thanks
for visiting Sicilian Cooking Plus.
We are pleased to
offer you this collection of Sicilian recipes and to give you some information about the Island’s cooking, along
with Sicilian traditions, history and 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.
is Vincent Ciaramitaro, formally the operator along with my brother Paul of Joe’s of Avenue
U, the Focacceria Palermitana in Brooklyn, our family business.
I retired 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.
My nephew and
webmaster Dimitrij Greco suggested publishing my notes on the internet, and www.siciliancookingplus.com
The recipes are
Pasta , Rice , Meat , Seafood
, Sauces and
Desserts, Wines and
Within each page,
you will find an overview of the category and respective recipes.
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 share a recipe, or have information on Sicily
or a story about your Italian region of origin, please contact me. I would be
glad to publish it on siciliancookingplus.com and give you credit for providing the