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FRIDA – VALENTINE’S DAY

"The most important factor in a relationship is the love for pizza by both individuals, otherwise it will never work out" (cit. NoEbasta, Twitter); pizzeria Frida fully agrees with this theory because it is lovely for a couple to share something in common, in particular with reference to quality food which fills one's heart and [...]

FRIDA’S SWEETS: BROWNIE CAKE

Do you love chocolate?! If so, Brownie cake is a must try! Brownie cake is "square dark", with a light crust and dense dough with chocolate and dried fruit. It is made of eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla extract, flour and lots of chocolate fondant with dried fruit (walnuts and hazelnuts in particular). The idea of ​​making [...]

FRIDA’S SWEETS: PANNA COTTA

Panna cotta is a type of pudding. The origin of this simple white pudding recipe is unknown: some affirm that it is a lighter version of the French Bavarese, while others believe it derives from the Sicilian sweet, “Bianco Mangiare”, which originated from the Arabs; in any case most people affirm that it originates from [...]

FRIDA’S SWEETS: DECOMPOSED CANNOLO

Tradition is often modified and modernised through innovation, though blended to ancient tradition: this applies to the decomposed Cannolo. Undoubtedly, even the Sicilian sweet par excellence, the Sicilian Cannolo was modified and transformed into a spoon dessert. The traditional cannolo was invented by the skilled cloistered nuns of a convent in: Caltanissetta: during Carnival the [...]

FRIDA’S SWEETS: ALMOND PARFAIT

The almond parfait is a typical Sicilian pastry semifreddo made with eggs, cream and almonds, covered with a fascinating hot chocolate flow that contrasts nicely with the semifreddo. Its unique flavour derives from the intense aroma of almonds and warm cold contrast of the chocolate flow and bases for semifreddo. It dates back to the [...]

FRIDA’S SWEETS: TIRAMISU’

This article is about the favourite, probably the most delicious sweet of the Italian tradition: Tiramisù. Flattering too much? Well, I guess each of us loves tiramisù in its most inventive display. Let's find out more details. Tiramisù is basically a ladyfinger dessert  (or other crumbly biscuits) soaked in coffee and covered with a cream [...]

THE PIZZA MYTH

Pizza is a traditional Neapolitan Italian dish; its simple and genuine ingredients have conquered various palates worldwide, thus becoming an icon of our traditional food. Pizza is one of the most popular dishes which can be eaten anywhere in the world in various settings such as a Saturday evening with pals or a Sunday while [...]

WOOD-FIRED OR ELECTRIC OVEN?

Have you ever wondered why pizza baked in an electric oven is different from a pizza baked in a wood-fired oven? And why the latter tastes even better for some people? In fact, besides the mixture and ingredients, the cooking method is considered highly relevant. The temperature is higher and homogeneous in the wood-fired oven, [...]

ONE AND ONLY PIZZERIA OF ITS KIND

Pizzeria Frida sets the standard in Palermo and beyond, offering a wide variety of dishes prepared masterly with high end products. The high and constant number of clients proves the aforementioned; in effect as per usual at the beginning of the week so many bookings are picked up and the restaurant is full almost every [...]

PIZZA BREAD’S HISTORY

Pizza dates back to ancient times and the name derives from the Latin word "pinsa", which means to pound, to crush in Italian. 
In ancient times, the bread was laid out and baked on fiery stones, and served to accompany the main course. Subsequently, the invention of ovens and the discovery of yeast by Egyptians [...]