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Sicily

Pasta alla normaThe exuberance and warmth of the island of Sicily is evident in its food as well, which tells of Sicilians'passion and care for good food and genuine flavors. A wide array of appetizers to whet your appetite quettes to cazzilli and crispeddi of Catania, before tasting rich first courses and fish or meat dishes. And finally, one should not pass up the famous Sicilian pastries, mainly prepared with ricotta cheese and almond paste.

Many Sicilian products are protected by DOP and IGTquality marks, making Sicily one of the core diets of Mediterranean; it is famous the world over for the genuineness of its ingredients.

Extra-virgin olive oil, juicy red oranges and the sweet grapes of Canicattì, Pachino tomatoes and Pantelleria capers, prickly pears and the olives of Nocellara del Belice are some of the excellent products that distinguish Sicilian food.

Yet, we cannot forget the most famous cheeses, like Ragusano and pecorino, or tasty sausages, like Sant’Angelo salami, or the different types of crispy bread, like the loaves of Dittaino. And pour a glass of one of the island's exquisite, strong and full-bodied wines, ideal when partnered with its unbeatable cuisine.