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Dinner With The Cicalas (Bella Sicilia Menu)

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Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 15:00
The Cicala Residence
1211 West Ritner Street

The island of Sicily, invaded over the centuries, has a flair of it's own which can be seen in their typical dishes with hints of Spanish, Arabic, Greek, and North African spices and styles. 

Enjoy this unique dinner with dishes particular to the Cicala family's province of Messina.  

You will cook hands on with us, and help make Busiate Trapanese, Frescaril, (Italian couscous made with a tiny broom), and Sicilian cannoli too! Help cook or just enjoy the company and wine before sitting down to this authentic Sicilian dinner.  SEE MENU BELOW.

**Please advise of any allergies or aversions in advance, especially as this menu offers shellfish. We will be happy to accommodate you.

**Our cooking classes and dinner parties are unique culinary experiences. The food is complimentary. We encourage you to BYOB!


Bella Sicilia Menu



Sarde Beccafico

Oven roasted sardines stuffed with seasoned breadcrumbs

Carciofi Brasati

Artichokes braised in white wine, onions, celery

Caponata di Melanzane

Roasted eggplant, tomato, raisins pine nuts, agrodolce



Busiate Trapanese

Long fusilli pasta in tomato-almond pesto



Couscous ai frutti di mare

Oven roasted Orata, couscous, clams , mussels, extra virgin oilive oil, garlic, red pepper


I Dolci

Budino al Cioccolato

Dark chocolate, couscous, dried cherries, toasted almonds.

Cannoli Siciliani

Orange blossom water cannoli, chocolate chips, toasted pistachios, Maraschino cherry

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