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.

City life: Palermo

The Romans, Arabs and Normans all left their mark on the picturesque Sicilian capital, where boisterous back streets and open-air markets collide to create a joyous sense of anarchy

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

Rooms under £100: Palermo

Hotel stays are a steal during October when the crowds have thinned and long, balmy evenings prevail in the historic Sicilian capital.

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