Sanguinaccio calabrese

Sanguinaccio is one of the typical sweets of the carnival period, and in my town Olivadi (CZ), there are two different modes of preparation: the classic with the use of pork blood and vino cotto; And the ‘modern’ that it turns out is, instead, deprived of raisins and nuts and added of chocolate and sugar….

Zeppole of San Giuseppe (St. Joseph’s Day Zeppole)

The Zeppole are a sweet typical of southern Italy. It is delicious “pancakes’ filled with cream and decorated with amarena cherries, traditionally eaten at the feast of St. Joseph. In fact it is rather curious that in the middle of Lent tradition welcome the preparation of a fried sweet and yummy. One particular would seem…

Orange Marmalade

From Epicure’s Almanac – Diary of good living – 1843 Take the pulp out of four dozen China and one dozen Seville oranges, mash until well together in a large pan, then abstract the pips. Cut half the peel of the China, and all of the Seville, in small stripes; put these into a stewpan…