Product history and connotation/territory The
tomato arrives in Sicily at the beginning of the '600 and is
immediately appreciated by poor people, especially by farmers.Thus it
becomes the basic food of the people, it begins to be used in all ways:
raw, cooked and in sauce. In ord..
Product history and connotation/ territoryInzolia, a native Sicilian wine belonging to the Greek civilization, contains in its flavour, an innovative and conservative thought. Ancient aromas that intrigue the palate and generate tasty emotions. An exclusive product which, in order to remain so, requ..
Product history and connotation/ territoryA journey into the tastes of the Mediterranean, where cinnamon comes from the East, finds a precise alchemy with the Sicilian orange.Cinnamon is among the oldest spices known. Although coming from the East, with its intense aroma and its therapeutic power, i..
Product history and connotation/territory Nocellara Etnea, is a native Sicilian cultivar that grows mainly in the central and eastern part of Sicily.Low in carbohydrates, green olives, while distinguishing themselves in their organoleptic qualities from black ones, correspond in the high conten..
Product history and connotation/ territoryThe production of red pulp oranges is typical of the eastern Sicily.Famous throughout the world for the intense bright red color of the pulp and juice, the Sicilian Red Orange has a sweet-sour taste, is rich in anthocyanins, Vitamins A, B1, B2, C, mineral sa..
Product history and connotation/ territoryA sweet and sour bouquet of chosen citrus fruits, to which ginger adds its exotic note of vivacity to a tarantella of flavors.The history of ginger has very ancient origins.The root is one of the first spices exported from Asia and it is believed that it was..
Product history and connotation/territory A spicy note in an innovative formulation, to transfer new concepts into taste.The sweet and unique taste goes perfectly with all types of cheeses, especially with seasoned and decisive ones.Tasting instructionsIt is recommended to combine it with fresh..
Product history and connotation/territory Nocellara Etnea, is a native Sicilian cultivar that grows mainly in the central and eastern part of Sicily. Low in carbohydrates, black olives, have a high content of monounsaturated oleic acid, oleuropein, polyphenols and other functional substances, u..
Product history and connotation/territory Native of the Middle East, the pistachio was introduced in Sicily by the Arabs and has found its area of excellence on the slopes of Mount Etna, Bronte.Today, Sicily is the only Italian region to boast its production. Dubbed "Green Gold", Sicilian pista..
Product history and connotation/ territoryEtna wine from Nerello Mascalese grapes, is the undisputed prince of the wines on the eastern coast of Sicily, an eternal land of fire and passion. From its opulent notes one obtains the red wine of Etna; the most active volcano in Europe. Its red wine jelly..
Product history and connotation/ territoryThe story between oranges and Sicily is a love story of complicity, acceptance and respect.Thanks to the Arab expansion, citrus fruits crossed the Asian borders and arrived to the West, also landing in Italy.This land represents a real cradle for citrus frui..
Product history and connotation/ territoryThe pasta alla norma is born in Catania, becoming soon thanks to its success, a widespread dish in all of Sicily. Moreover, it is difficult to resist a dish of pasta with tomato sauce (generally macaroni) to which are added fried aubergines, grated salted ri..
Product history and connotation/ territory The strawberry of Maletto, selected in France by the cultivar Madame Moutot and imported to Bronte (Sicily), by the Ducea of Admiral Nelson; it is an ancient variety of strawberry, large, sweet, flavorsome and of limited production.Its quality, in this..
Product history and connotation/territory In quite recent times, it has been learned that the creator of two new tomato varieties introduced in Sicily in 1989 is a seed company: the Naomi cherry and the Rita cherry bunch.In addition to the characteristic shape, a peculiarity of these tomatoes i..
Product history and connotation/ territoryThe introduction of the mandarin, in Sicily, dates back to the early 19th century.The Sicilian mandarin is the most sought after in Europe for its sweetness and aromas.Slightly small, but noticeably juicy.From the pastry to juices passing through the salty.T..
Product history and connotation/territory A perfect combination of tomato, almond and rocket.The rocket, is a widespread plant and revered by the ancient Romans as a benefit. It is a functional food that promotes a diuretic, antioxidant, antiulcer, antithrombotic effect.Tasting instructionsDilu..
Product history and connotation/territory From the Nocellara of Etna, a typical cultivar of the neighbouring villages of Etna, the caper, a precious companion of Sicilian cuisine and chilli, a spice of ancient origins; a precious historical-cultural contamination, to give an exclusive explosion..
Product history and connotation/ territory The country tradition of fig jam, is renewed and enriched with walnuts and lemon, to give the palate inedited sumptuousness. The fig tree, for the ease of its reproduction, seems to have been the first plant cultivated by people, 11,000 years ago in the are..
Product history and connotation/territory A perfect combination of tomato and nuts.In the surroundings of the Alcantara Gorges, for centuries tasty walnuts have been produced that make each recipe a real treat for the palate. The Sicilian valley of the Alcantara river, offers dreamlike landscap..
Product history and connotation/ territoryThe Sicilian lemon is among the most important citrus fruits of the Mediterranean diet. The Sicilian climate furthers growth throughout the year. A fruit with exceptional qualities, with sour and juicy flesh, rich in vitamin C.Tasting instructionsTo be used ..
Product history and connotation/territory The originality of the flavors resulting from the combination of cheeses and jams, enhances the most demanding palates, updating and enhancing an ancient recipe, where spicy represents the exact point of contact between pepper and onion.Tasting instructionsI..
Product history and connotation/territory The cultivation of artichokes dates back to Egyptian times up to the Romans.Only at the beginning of the '400, are the first crops recorded in Sicily. The "Violetto di Sicilia", instead, was cultivated at the end of the 800 in the south-eastern part of ..
Product history and connotation/ territory The Maletto strawberry, with a very sweet and deep taste, and an extraordinary quality, is cultivated on the slopes of Etna.At the beginning of the last century, Sicilian strawberry cultivation was born, which still today characterizes and qualifies th..
Product history and connotation/territory From one of the oldest fruits of Sicily, an extremely intense violet, almost black, consistent, aromatic and very fragrant jam is born.Once mulberry cultivation was among the most widespread on the island, before giving primacy to citrus cultivation in the 1..
Product history and connotation/territory Of ancient origins, the chilli pepper, came from the Old Continent in Europe in 1514, stowed in the caravels of Christopher Columbus. In a very short time the cultivation spread in the Mediterranean countries, especially in the south of Italy where it r..
Product history and connotation/territory The flavors of the Mediterranean and of Sicily, enclosed in an irresistible sauce.Among the various versions, ours, includes the classic dry tomato, a staple of the Sicilian cuisine, basil and a cheese with a strong taste that goes well with the delicat..
Product history and connotation/territory The peach tree is a plant of Chinese origin. It was introduced throughout the Mediterranean basin during the first century, thanks to Alexander the Great. Today the variety assortment is very wide, in particular the Sicilian local cultivars are very apprecia..
Product history and connotation/territory The tomato, arrives in Sicily at the beginning of the '600 and is immediately appreciated by poor people, especially by farmers.Thus it becomes the basic food of the people, it begins to be used in all ways: raw, cooked and in sauce. In order to be used..
Product history and connotation/territory The apricot, which arrived in the Mediterranean by the Arabs in the 1st century AD, originates from China and Central Asia, where it was cultivated as early as 3000 BC.In addition to fruit, seeds are also used in confectionery, called armelline (or bitt..