Visiting Sicily means also preparing for a journey through the taste of Sicilian gastronomy, characterized by traditional delicacies such as the tasty Arancine, the famous Cannoli filled with ricotta and Sicilian Cassata, olive oil and wines, cheese and salami, citrus fruits and vegetables, jams and preserves, all the products that reveal the value, poetry and flavors of this wonderful land. So while you are spending a few days relaxing in one of our holiday villas with pool in Cefalu do not miss the chance to enjoy some of these delicacies!
Pollina Manna – the bark of the lunar ring called “Manna” is used to sweeten food, for the production of natural cosmetics and also in medicine.
Madonie Provola – cheese made from unfiltered cow’s milk according to ancient dairy techniques.
Panettoni, torroni and Testa del Turco from Castelbuono – typical sweets that you can taste in the famous “Fiasconaro” pastry shop in the village square. The “Turco Head” is a sweet made with layers of a thin sheet of fried pastry and cream of aromatic cinnamon and lemon cream.
Madonie Sfoglio – cake made from fresh pecorino cheese, made in particular in the areas of Polizzi Generosa, Petralia Sottana and Castellana Sicula.
Polizzi Generosa Nucatuli – typical hazelnut and almond biscuits, to be dipped in a good glass of wine.
Castellana Sicula Amaretti – typical sweets made with chopped almonds.
Among the most prestigious wineries to visit, to discover the production techniques and taste the end products are: the Tenuta Regaleali of Tasca d’Almerita, in the pre-Madonnite hills, at an altitude of over 400 m a.s.l .; the Abbey Sant’Anastasia, can be reached in few minutes, going up to the Madonie, towards Castelbuono; The Castellucci Miano company, in the heart of Sicily, just beyond Caltavuturo.