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

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 Su Mazzamurru: Sardinian Bread And Tomato Lasagne

Su Mazzamurru

Su Mazzamurru, AKA Sardinian bread and tomato lasagne, is an incredibly easy and actually budget friendly dish to prepare – and one of the tastiest dishes of Sardinian cuisine. It’s a great way to use leftover ingredients such as bread and tomato sauce, but just as nice to make it from scratch – as long … 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 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

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

How To Make Sardinian Fregola Con Arselle

fregola con arselle

Fregola con arselle, or fregula con cocciulas in Sardinian, is one of the most popular pasta dishes on the island. Originating from Cagliari, Sardinia’s capital, the dish is surprisingly easy to make: only six ingredients are used to prepare this delicious, incredibly satisfying dish. The secret to its success is the quality of the ingredients … Read more

How To Make Zeppole Sarde, AKA Zippulas

zeppole sarde

Ask my family and friends what my favorite Sardinian sweet is and they will tell you it’s zeppole sarde – zippulas in Sardinian. Typically eaten during Carnival, and a must on Shrove Tuesday (Martedì Grasso, also known as Pancake Day or Mardi Gras), just a day before Lent begins, these fritters that look like donuts … Read more