A local's guide to Sicilian gastronomy

Food is done a little differently on Italy’s largest island. One local explains the principal flavours, and shares the restaurants not to miss.

Meet the maker: the woman behind the world's most sought-after pistachios

In Sicily, Laura Lupo makes products such as pesto and torrone from her own highly prized Bronte pistachios.

From panelle to pistachio pesto: a taste of Sicilian food

Cookbook author Ursula Ferrigno shares her insider tips to the Italian island’s fascinating food culture.

Family travel: Sicilian style

With Mount Etna and the Med, €3 pizzas and Baroque piazzas, a villa holiday in eastern Sicily offers the perfect combination of easy living and exploration

Eat: Sicily

With a centuries-old culinary tradition that gets the best out of its fertile, volcanic soil and distinctive seafood, Sicilian food is an irresistible combination of familiar Italian produce and unique local flavours

The new Sicilian

Although fiercely proud of the island's art treasures, olive groves and extraordinary cultural legacy, Sicily's new generation refuses to remain trapped in the past with the rise of anti-Mafia associations, boutique wineries and farm-stays.

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