Sour and Sweet

Caponata, pictured, is to Sicilians as salsa is to Mexicans: you’ll find it on almost every table. It is a cornerstone of Sicilian cuisine, and its agrodolce flavor is a reflection of life in Sicily – – sour and sweet at once. No two caponata recipes are the same. This one, probably the most traditional,…

Eggplant, which is now at peak season, is to Sicilians what potatoes are to the Irish. It’s a culinary staple. Caponata, pictured here, is the ultimate use of eggplant. It’s a relish that can be made many different ways, depending on the cook’s preferences. This one pictured is from Don Ciccio trattoria in Bagheria. #sicily…