Caffe’ Sicilia’s Nougats

The torrone from Caffe’ Sicilia is special. It is certainly a Christmas MUST HAVE, and it is wonderful any day of the year! One reason it is so special is because unlike other nougat traditions coming out of Italy, this torrone is soft and malleable without being gummy or tacky. Another reason why it is…

We Go Nuts for Pistachos from Bronte and Almonds from Noto

Pistachos from Bronte and Almonds from Noto are protected by Slow Food because they are in danger of extinction. They grow a few miles apart in southeast Sicily and production is very limited. To give you an idea, in California, the production of pistachos is 4 million tons per year, and in Iran it is…