Sicilian Brociolone aka Farsumagro

DSCN1753This dish is also known as Farsumagro in Sicily and Falsomagro in most other areas of Italy. It is a traditional Sicilian meat roll. It is traditionally made for special occasions but in our family we had this dish at least once a month. It is an easy, tasty and elegant looking entrée for dinner guests. There are variations to this recipe. I prepare this as my mother and grandmother did. This recipe looks and sounds daunting but it is really pretty quick and easy to prepare.

Next time I make this delicious dish I will make a video, or at least more pictures to give a better idea of how it is prepared. This past weekend I made it for a dinner party I had so I couldn’t take the time to film the process. I only took a picture of the finished dish.DSCN1751 Continue reading

Romano Kale Salad

Romano Kale Salad
I grew up in a family that put strong cheeses: Romano, Parmesan, Provolone, etc,  on everything. I am always experimenting to recreate that taste. This salad tastes like it has Romano cheese sprinkled on it. I don’t think it is any one ingredient but just dumb luck in finding a combination that simulates that taste. Continue reading