Regional Italian Recipes: Sicilia: Arancini di Riso

07/18/2017 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM ET

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  • $60.00

Summary

In Sicily, we find all the various influences undergone by the region over time. Its dishes, in fact, recall specialties of Greek origin, Arabic, Spanish and other Mediterranean civilizations. One such delicacy is the famous cazzilli, the Sicilian version of potato crochette.

Description

Arancini di riso

Arancini, simply called "rice balls" in many Italian-American households and restaurants, trace their roots to Sicily. They are usually stuffed with meat sauce or cheese and ham. Arancino is then breaded and fried and served piping hot. Enjoy them accompanied by the famous Cazzilli alla siciliana. Presented by Caterina Maurantonio Blanco. Limited capacity. Must register in advance and prepay. Members $50, Non-Members $60.