Essentials of Sicilian Cooking
Sicily, the largest island of the Mediterranean Sea, boasts one of the oldest culinary traditions of Europe, rich with Greek and Arabic influences. It is based on the bounty of this fertile island, the high quality and freshness of ingredients in season, and easy-to-master techniques. Giovanna Bellia La Marca was born in Sicily, and is the author of "Sicilian Feasts" (Hippocrene Books). Join her for an evening of enchanting foods, glorious wines (such as Corvo and Nero D’Avola), and wonderful stories. You will make and dine on: Cavatelli with Spicy Tomato Sauce; Cod with Garlic and Parsley; Broccoli and Sausage Pie; Sicilian Pizza with Fried Onions and Anchovies; Potato and Onion Frittata; Layered Eggplant Pie; Orange and Fennel Salad; Zeppoles; and Zabaglione.