/Sicily
9 12, 2020

Recipe: Spaghetti Con La Bottarga

2020-12-09T08:59:28+01:00December 9th, 2020|Categories: Carbs, Fish, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Recipes, Sicily|0 Comments

Mullet has been fished in these waters for millennia. Spaghetti con la Bottarga | Spaghetti with Cured Mullet Roe  Looking for a flavorful and simple dish for your fish-themed Christmas Eve table (or for any occasion, really)? This is the simplest, most straight-forward Sardinian dish out there. Bottarga di muggine, cured grey mullet roe, [...]

10 04, 2014

Introducing Parla Food City Guides

2017-02-17T15:16:25+01:00April 10th, 2014|Categories: Antep/Gaziantep, Copenhagen, Florence, Food & Wine, Istanbul, London, Naples & Campania, New Haven, New Orleans, New York City, Puglia, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Sicily, Vieques|6 Comments

Parla Food turns five years old this month. Crazy, right? She looks older. I blame all the cocktails and carbonara. With each passing year, wading though posts and categories devoted to various cities has become increasingly cumbersome. So to make things easier for you, fair reader, I have launched a series of City Guides. [...]

19 03, 2013

Sfinge and the Feast of San Giuseppe, Palermo

2017-02-17T15:16:52+01:00March 19th, 2013|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Guest Post, Sicily, Sweets & Dessert|4 Comments

Today’s festive and timely guest post comes from Dr. Paula Salvio of the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute. She shares old and new memories of a special deep fried Sicilian treat that is traditionally made on March 19 for the Feast of San Giuseppe. […]

17 05, 2012

Straight Outta Sicily: Shannon's Strawberry and Lemon Granita

2017-02-17T15:18:01+01:00May 17th, 2012|Categories: Guest Post, Sicily, Sweets & Dessert, Travel|3 Comments

This week’s guest post comes from deep in the Italian south where Shannon Stecher, my friend, marathon training pal and former AAR resident is spending some quality time getting close to nature in my ancestral homeland of Sicily. Here’s what’s going down […]

17 05, 2012

Straight Outta Sicily: Shannon’s Strawberry and Lemon Granita

2017-02-17T15:18:01+01:00May 17th, 2012|Categories: Guest Post, Sicily, Sweets & Dessert, Travel|3 Comments

This week’s guest post comes from deep in the Italian south where Shannon Stecher, my friend, marathon training pal and former AAR resident is spending some quality time getting close to nature in my ancestral homeland of Sicily. Here’s what’s going down […]

7 04, 2011

A Brief Guide to Dining in Palermo

2016-01-09T13:30:35+01:00April 7th, 2011|Categories: Carbs, Culture, Fish, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Offal, Restaurants, Sicily, Sweets & Dessert|30 Comments

After five days in the fatherland, I can officially say that I’m full. Palermo is a place where it is unthinkable not to indulge. There are fried things everywhere, the fish is amazingly fresh, and you just can’t duplicate those amazing ricotta-filled pastries off the island. […]