The city of Bronte is perched at the top of slope of volcanic rock, located about half a mile northeast of Etna. Bronte pistachios are an essential ingredient in many Sicilian desserts. The pistachios are used whole or as a paste to make torroni, cassate and gelato. They are also added to various cured meats like sausages and mortadella.
Some traditional recipes of Sicily
This is a specialty of the city of Palermo, but is popular throughout Sicily. This ‘focaccia’ is an age-old accompaniment to various dishes. In some cases it can be served with cheese or salami.
Pasta alla Norma is one of the most famous Sicilian recipes in the world. It really embodies the flavors of the island.
This delicious Sicilian recipe plays up to the fullest the tenderness and delicate flavor of the swordfish, also known as the king of the sea.
This recipe for a crispy wafer filled with sweet cream is a full of flavor and embodies the essence of Sicily.