The Best Recipe For Spaghetti Con Le Vongole

spaghetti con le vongole

Spaghetti con le vongole (internationally known as spaghetti with clams) aren’t a Sardinian food – at least not in their classic version. In fact, the dish originated in Campania – the region where Napoli is, that is. Yet, it’s a very common dish to find in the best restaurants in Cagliari – and beyond – … Read more

How To Make Pardulas – Sardinian Saffron And Ricotta Tarts

pardulas

Pardulas – also known as pardule and called “formaggelle” in Italian – are one of Sardinia’s favorite sweets. Much like seadas, these star-shaped tartlets change their name depending on the region of Sardinia where you get them. For example in Nuoro and its surroundings they are called “casadinas.” And again, much like seadas, they consist … Read more

An Easy Recipe For Su Mustazzeddu / Prazzira

Mustazzeddu

Also known as prazzira or pani cun tammatta or even pani cun tamatiga (literally “bread and tomatoes”), su mustazzeddu is a dish that is typical of the Sulcis region of Sardinia, as well as of the area of San Vito – the name varies depending on where the dish is made, but the main ingredients … Read more

Where To Find The Best Pizza In Cagliari

best pizza in Cagliari

I know where the best pizza in Cagliari is, and I am about to spill the secret. Get ready because I’m about to shout it from the mountain tops— I LOVE PIZZA. This girl is one heck of a pizza aficionado, and I’m ready to sing my love for pizza all day, every day. So … Read more

The Most Famous Sardinian Breads

Sardinian breads

Sardinian breads are delicious, fragrant, full of flavor and history. Like in every other part of Italy and the majority of the Mediterranean Basin area, bread has always had an essential role in Sardinia’s traditions and society. It’s a food that is eaten by everyone, in any social class, and therefore has several varieties and … Read more

An Incredibly Easy Recipe For Spigola Alla Vernaccia

Spigola alla Vernaccia

Spigola alla vernaccia – sea bass in vernaccia wine – is an incredibly simple, yet tasty dish you will often find served at restaurants and trattorie in Cagliari and southern Sardinia. It’s a recipe that carefully mixes the delicate flavor of fresh Mediterranean fish with that of olives and of the vernaccia wine it is … Read more

How To Make Sardinian Culurgiones

culurgiones

Culurgiones are among the best known traditional Sardinian dishes, originating from a region called Ogliastra. The concept of culurgiones is similar to that of ravioli – a fresh pasta filled with other ingredients, measuring between 2-4 inches in length and between 1-2 inches in width. But the shape and the taste are not even remotely … Read more

A Local Recipe For Malloreddus Alla Campidanese (Gnocchetti Sardi)

malloreddus gnocchetti sardi

Malloreddus is one of the traditional pasta of Sardinia, the kind of food you can expect to eat on special occasions: no festival occurs in Sardinia without malloreddus being abundantly served. Eaten at home, on Sundays, you’ll also find it in good trattorie (local eateries) or agriturismi. Restaurants usually serve variations of the traditional malloreddus … Read more

How To Make Sa Panada From Sardinia

Sa Panada

Sa Panada (simply called Panada in Italian or English) is one of the tastiest and most comforting Sardinian dishes. Known across the island, the most popular versions of Sa Panada are those from Assemini, a small town in the metropolitan area of Cagliari known to be the “capital of Sa Panada,” Cuglieri, located on the … Read more