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Cassata
City Style and Living Magazine Winter 2019 Recipes Cucina-Siciliana---Cassata-(credit-David-Munns)

This is a simple, classic dessert, made from ricotta and sponge cake, and should not be confused with cassata gelata, which is an ice-cream bombe. Prepare it a day ahead of time.

Courgette Leaf and Fresh Tomato Soup with Pastina
City Style and Living Magazine Winter 2019 Recipes Courgette Leaf and Fresh Tomato Soup with Pastina david munn

At long last, a recipe for courgette/zucchini leaves! The flavour is slightly bitter from the leaves, but it is balanced well with the sweetness of the tomatoes, onions, and basil.

Tomato Sauce with Almonds
City Style and Living Magazine Winter 2019 Food recipes Tomato Sauce with Almonds

I believe this tasty, satisfying and easy-to-make pesto originates from the Trapani province, but it is available in all good trattorias throughout the island, often listed on the menu as pasta picchi pacchi.

Clementine Caipirinha with Brie and Cranberry Sauce Puffs
City Style and Living Magazine Winter 2019 cocktail and food recipes Clementine Caipirinha with Brie and Cranberry Sauce Puffs

Easy, passed, shareable drink and food is so right now! It also happens to be the theme of the new book Short Cocktails and Small Bites by Julia Charles. 

Simple Delicious Shortcuts for Holiday Baking
City Style and Living Magazine Winter Holiday baking shortcuts Holiday Ginger Cookies

Spreading holiday cheer with a freshly baked sweet treat is the way to anyone’s heart, but the busy season can make it tricky to carve out time to make everything from scratch. Step in a few helpful shortcuts that cut kitchen prep time without compromising on taste.