The original, authentic version from Sicily comes from Palermo and is called Sfincione, which loosely translates as “thick sponge.” It is rectangular in shape and uses the local sheep’s milk cheese. This simple dish is perfect for a weeknight supper or as an appetizer for a dinner party. This is a great party dish, sliced into small squares this is a simple user-friendly option for any gathering. Pair this with fruity red like Syrah, or Malbec – or a Syrah and Malbec blend like Fortuity Cellars 2018 Fifty Fifty.
Fortuity Cellars is located in Washington States Yakima Valley where the winemaker focuses on producing high quality, food friendly wines that highlight Washington’s rich viticulture.