Pour the cup of water or tepid milk in a large plate. Immerse the slices of firm bread in it, until they soften. Top every slice with sugar and little bits of almonds or nuts.
If you want to, you can bake the slices topped with sugar to 180°for about ten minutes.
Firm bread can be reused in many other delicious recipes. To soften the firm slices of bread, put them to soak in water or tepid milk for about ten minutes.
Traditional Sicilian recipes stand out thanks to their skillful way of recycling leftovers. Humble living conditions have sharpened the creativity of mothers and grandmothers who had to deal with the demanding responsibility of daily feeding their loved ones.