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Sweet little bows of Crostoli  by Carmela D'Amore

Sweet little bows of Crostoli by Carmela D'Amore

I used to sit as a little girl and watch my mamma Sarina make these little sweet bows of crostoli, and savour every bite. Even today I still remember the moments with her, and continue to share them with loved ones.

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​Sfingi Recipe – Sicilian donuts by Carmela D'Amore

​Sfingi Recipe – Sicilian donuts by Carmela D'Amore

We all love donuts! My favourite ones are those that remind me of my mamma Sarina and nonna Carmela, they only thing that I have added to this recipe is the cinnamon and sultanas during the decades I have spent many times in Sicily and found that many other provinces added ingredients from different cultures. The cinnamon and sultanas in this recipe are the Arab influence.

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Pasta frolla pastry (sweet shortbread pastry) by Carmela D'Amore

Pasta frolla pastry (sweet shortbread pastry) by Carmela D'Amore

Pasta frolla is my favourite shortbread to make cakes, my ricotta muffins, ricotta cake, and more.. it is so simple and easy you can even keep it in the fridge for a few days and it keep.. over this Christmas time you can even make it and do a ricotta cake in the morning of christmas..

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Sicily 2017

Life is about experiencing the moments and adding to it, to create a trail of happiness as we get older, we find out that we have worked but not truly lived!

The question to life is experience, the answer to the question is living in the experience.

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Summer Fig Recipe by Carmela D'Amore

Summer Fig Recipe by Carmela D'Amore

Summer is full of fun and so should it be with desserts and food that is delicous and in season my simple fig recipe is full of flavour and sapore.

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My appointment with alignment.... by Carmela D'Amore

My appointment with alignment.... by Carmela D'Amore

When you reach that appointment of destiny that gives you the perfect alignment and clarity of your purpose for your why?

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Going Home by Carmela D'Amore

Going Home by Carmela D'Amore

When I was ten years old I met my mother's parents who had stayed in the hometown Milazzo Sicily, they lived across the beach Il Tonno, they used to call it `a tonnaredda,' where my grandfather had fishing boats and he was the local engineer of tuna fish, he was the last fisherman of many around the bay of Il Tonno, when they closed the bay around 1966.

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Nonna's Polpetti di Sardi by Carmela D'Amore

Nonna's Polpetti di Sardi by Carmela D'Amore

Starting my apprenticeship in life with the love for Sicilian food is a great benchmark in cooking. Did you know the nutritional facts on sardines? Want recipes that are centuries old with the benefits of great health?

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My mother Sarina's BBQ swordfish - by Carmela D'Amore

My mother Sarina's BBQ swordfish - by Carmela D'Amore

This simple dish reminds me of my mother Sarina and her father.

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My father's Spaghetti with cozzie- Mussels by Carmela D'Amore

My father's Spaghetti with cozzie- Mussels by Carmela D'Amore

The smell of fresh mussels brings me back to my early childhood walks with my father at Black Rock.

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