Sadie’s Ricotta Balls

Pasta ri ricotta fritta

Preparation info
  • Make about


    fritters using all the batter
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sicilian Feasts

By Giovanna Bellia La Marca

Published 2023

  • About

This recipe came from my dear cousin Sadie Battaglia Occhipinti, who was a super cook. Although Sadie was born in the United States, she kept alive the cooking traditions of her mother Neli Biazzo Battaglia, who was my grandmother’s sister. Neli immigrated to the United States from Ragusa in 1912, and returned for the first and only time in 1962 to see her sister Concettina after 50 years. Sadie and my grand