Uova Sode con Salsetta

Fried Hard-Boiled Eggs in a Saffron Onion Sauce

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

In Nonna's Kitchen

In Nonna's Kitchen

By Carol Field

Published 1997

  • About

Antonietta de Blasi is eighty-three now. She grew up in Alcamo, Sicily, and every summer in the decade before the war came, her entire family left the city by mule on a long and arduous trip to her sister’s husband’s family house overlooking the sea. During their 2-month stay, only the men and children went to the beach every day, while the women stayed home and cooked lunch. Women weren’t allowed to bathe because it was generally thought that immer