Norma sauce


The norma sauce is the most famous and traditional pasta sauce in Sicily. Simple but tasty, the norma sauce is made out of 3 main ingredients: tomatoes, aubergine rigorously fried, and salted ricotta. All you need to do is to pour the sauce in to a nice bowl full of spaghetti, cover it with grind ricotta and add few basil leafs. It is time to enjoy it!



PACKAGING: 180g jar

INGREDIENTS: Dried tomato 55%, fried aubergines 10%, basil, garlic, sunflower oil. May contain traces of fish, celery and nuts.



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The norma sauce is the most traditional and famous Sicilian condiment all around the world. Reflects the Sicilian cuisine and its extraordinary and tasty food.


To create this simple, but great tasty sauce from Sicily, you only need just few fresh ingredients: freshly picked aubergines, ripe cherry or plum tomatoes for a sweet sauce, oil and basil. All purely Mediterranean foods linked to the summer season.


The norma sauce is prepared by frying sliced aubergines with fresh tomato sauce, after cooking, with a few cloves of garlic and fresh basil leaves. It can be spread on a slice of bread with a generous sprinkling of exclusively sheep’s salted ricotta. It is also an excellent topping for pizzas and added as a condiment to pasta, giving it a sublime flavour.


Tradition has it that the playwright Nino Martoglio gave its name to pasta alla Norma, who equaled pasta alla “Norma” in terms of goodness and delicacy with the wonderful and famous work of the same name by Bellini, precisely, “La Norma”.



To find out more about the norma sauce, Torrisi’s products and Sicily culinary tradition, we suggest you to visit our blog full of interesting and captivating articles about Sicily and its many facets. While among the recipes section you will find a wide variety of simple and quick recipes. So many ideas and useful advice on how and when to use our products in the kitchen for the creation of excellent dishes.


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