Sicilian dishes

Sicilian foods take us into the special and delicious world of Italian cuisine. Due to its rich history, the island's gastronomy has been influenced by numerous cultures, including Greek, Arab, and Norman influences. Characteristics of Sicilian cuisine include the abundant use of fresh seafood, olives, citrus fruits, almonds, and ricotta cheese. Popular dishes include arancini (rice balls), caponata (vegetable stew), and cannoli (creamy dessert). The foods often feature rich flavors and aromas that evoke the charm of Sicilian sunshine and coastline.