"I do not create new paths, even if it is an interesting experience, because I like to dust off more ancient paths". These are the words used by Maria Carmela to introduce us to the culinary history of Ibla, the oldest part of Ragusa, the Sicilian town that was dominated by Arabs for about two and a half centuries. Today, traces remain of that domination in the local food culture, still marked by contrasting sweet and sour flavors, the same flavors that we find in the culinary preparations of our Cesarina.
The secret of the Cesarina
The secret to a good stuffing is knowing how to "finely mince" the ingredients