What to eat in Cagliari: 14 dishes of the typical Sardinian cuisine
- Published: 9-05-2017
- Category: Typicalness and Curiosities
The typical Sardinian cuisine is very varied, such as the cities of this island in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. And Cagliari is no exception: here’s what to eat during a holiday in the Sardinian capital city.
- Malloreddus a sa campidanesa: the Sardinian gnocchi, perhaps the most classic Sardinian pasta, is prepared with a tomato sauce, pork sausage and Sardinian pecorino.
- Spaghetti with clams and bottarga;
- Spaghittus cun arrizzonis: spaghetti prepared with sea urchins.
- Fregula cun cocciula: fregola (a type of paste similar to couscous) with clams.
- Panadas: a salty cake prepared with meat or eels.
- Cocciula e cozzas a schiscionera: clams and mussels cooked in a pan.
- Sa burrida a sa casteddaia: prepared with dogfish, nuts and vinegar.
- Sa cassola: a soup prepared with fish, molluscs and crustaceans.
- Orziadas: sea anemones fried.
- Aligusta a sa casteddaia: lobster prepared with bay leaves, parsley, onion, celery, carrots and white vinegar.
- Pardulas: small pies filled with ricotta cheese.
- Sebadas: prepared with semolina, cheese and honey.
- Candelaus: small cakes prepared with almonds, vanilla, orange blossoms and lemon zest.
- Pabassinas: prepared with pastry, raisins, almonds, honey and grated lemon zest.
To taste the culinary specialties of the real Sardinian cuisine in Cagliari, there’s only one thing that you can do: book a ferry to Sardinia.
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