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Italian Pistachio Cookies

Those naughty Sicilians! Leave it to Italy, the land that brought us Sophia Loren and Gina Lollobrigida, to have a sweet called "virgin's breast." Whether...

Almond Torte (Torta Rustica di Mandorle) and Breakfast in Sicily

  Breakfast may be our favorite meal in Sicily. A surprising statement about a place that created cannoli, cassata and Marsala. Breakfast in Ortygia, Agrigento and...

Rich Homemade Ricotta and a Weekend in Ortygia, Sicily

Silly us! We thought we were going to Italy. Don't be fooled, like we were, by the passport stamp when you step into Palermo or...

Big List of Traditional Sicilian Foods

Here it is. The familiar (manicotti) and not (torta setteveli). Print it out and take it with you to Ballaro Market or dinner, so...

Sicily: In a Nutshell

View Larger Map Why Sicily?: Best-preserved Greek ruins outside Greece; Melting pot of cultures, including Greek, Roman, Norman and Arab; Beautiful countryside and traditional villages;...