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A Selection of typical Sicilian Products:
This ingredients-and-recipe meal kit contains a selection of typical products for easily preparing pasta according to 3 Sicilian traditional recipes (each one for 4 people): Cavati alla norma, Paccheri with pistachio pesto, Bucatini with fennel pesto and sardines. A 500ml bottle of superior Sicilian EVO oil is included.
FORMAT: Tasting Set 3Kg
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“Sicilian Traditional Pasta – Classic Edition” is a meal kit for enjoying pasta according to the most classic Sicilian recipes in a few minutes with local artisan pasta, traditional toppings, and a superior category EVO oil, at the best value for money.
The pack includes:
“Olio Vardaro”: High in healthy monounsaturated fats – These fats – oleic acid – come with a variety of health benefits such as reducing inflammation and reducing the risk of heart disease. Rich in antioxidants – The Polyphenols are one of the natural antioxidants found in olive oil. They work by clearing out arteries and improving your overall cardiovascular health. Thus, they can improve your heart’s health and lower bad cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Anti-inflammatory properties – Another antioxidant found in EVO oil is oleocanthal, which is an anti-inflammatory that reduces pain. It mimics the properties of ibuprofen or other pain relievers in alleviating discomfort. Antibacterial – The polyphenols found in olive oil have shown to be effective in preventing and delaying the growth of harmful bacteria. For better skin – Another beneficial antioxidant found in olive oil is hydroxytyrosol, which can prevent ageing and helps your skin to glow. Olive oil can also help heal abrasions faster as well as delay and reduce skin cancers caused by UV rays. For reducing cancer risk – The oleocanthal found in olive oil can increase the destruction rate of cancer cells. For preventing type 2 diabetes – Another important benefit of olive oil is regulating your blood sugar and insulin levels. Studies have shown that people who have diets that include olive oil, such as the Mediterranean diet, have a decreased risk of developing diabetes, compared to those who have other types of diet. For preventing strokes – Strokes are caused by an abrupt interruption of constant blood flow to the brain provoked by a clot or other kind of bleeding. Studies have shown that olive oil was the only source of monounsaturated fats that is associated with a decreased risk of stroke. For rheumatoid arthritis – Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties and an ability to reduce oxidative stress, olive oil can also help to alleviate rheumatoid arthritis. And when olive oil is combined with fish oil, their anti-inflammatory properties are even more powerful.
This kit is recommended for the preparation of:
Alternative tasting tips with the ingredients in this kit:
Olio Vardaro is recommended on salads, soups and roasted meats. It is also excellent on bread as a single starter or for pinzimonio. Ideal for seasoning bruschetta or Sicilian pastas.
Authentic Sicilian products selected by our local food & wine expert, Liria Zaffuto
Delicious Sicily's assorted packages are all made in Sicily. Their processing faithfully reproduces the Mediterranean tradition. Through the use of a few genuine and also 100% Sicilian ingredients, freshness and quality are guaranteed. All products are tested in the kitchen by Sicilian gastronomic experts. These are authentic food products with a short supply chain.
This region is located in the center of the Mediterranean sea and is also its largest island. Sicily is surrounded by the west of the Ionian Sea, the north of the Strait of Sicily and the south of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Palermo is its capital and one of the oldest Italian cities. History and tradition, art and culture, sea and mountains, those are the gems of Sicily.
So Sicily is as rich as its own history. Looking at the past allows us to understand the vibrant culinary tradition that is a result of the union of different cultures all over the time. Due to this, discovering Sicilian flavours is definitely an incredible trip around the whole world.
Culinary traditions move from the spicy taste of arabic dishes to countless recipes using tomatoes of the Spanish period to the best ingredientes of the Mediterranean diet. Sea salt, extra virgin olive oil, hard wheat bread and pasta are combined with blue fish and seasonal vegetables in a typical dish accompanied with local wine. Ricotta and cheese are inevitable products in Sicilian cooking and they can be found even in desserts enriched with dried and glazed fruit as a kind of art baking. Buon appetito in Sicily!
This pack is the result of a careful selection and research process. Among the Sicilian specialties included in this pack, the following companies from the “Nisseno” territory (central Sicily around Caltanissetta) were selected.
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