ITALIAN FOOD RECIPE
maccheroni alla Norma
For maccheroni alla Norma, Italian traditional recipe of Catania in Sicily, the fresh homemade macaroni are the excellence, but obviously you can make it also with the dried macaroni.
|BASIC INGREDIENTS||MACARONI AND EGGPLANTS|
|typology||TRADITIONAL FROM CATANIA, SICILY|
suggested wine: dry red
ingredients for 2 persons
Notes to the recipe: as for the most famous recipes there are many tales about the origin of the name "maccheroni alla Norma". Somebody say that their name is due to the fact that this dish was dedicated to the Norma of Bellini. Other people say that an officer of the new kingdom of Italy, end of the 19th century, ate maccheroni alla Norma in Sicily for the first time and he found it "fuori dalla norma", that we could translate with "outstanding" "awesome". We can say that maccheroni alla Norma is a really excellent recipe, specially if made with homemade macaroni!