Sfincione Bagherese, A Different Kind of Ambrosia

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Sfincione from Bagheria is a very special thing. And this particular sfincione, from Panificio Ragusa, which sports an antique wood-burning oven, heated by burning olive branches, makes a sfincione that is hard to forget. Fresh ricotta, anchovies, onions, and breadcrumbs are masterfully baked into a thick, spongy bread.

Someone recently posted on Panificio Ragusa’s Facebook page a photo of a similar slice of this “ambrosia” and wrote in Italian, “Thanks to God, we are Bagherese.” Fortunately, I can say I am a quarter Bagherese! And when you come to Sicily with Experience Sicily, we can make you an honorary Bagherese for at least a day.

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    1. It’s truly unforgettable!

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  1. Claire walsh says:

    Sounds absolutely delicious. And looks soooo good!!!

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    1. It is a slice of heavenly bread.

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  2. That looks and sounds by the recipe like some truly heavenly bread. Yummmmmm!

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