Restaurant overlooking the verdant Valley of Verdura

Historical influences on eating Sicilian:

The Sicilian cuisine, including regional ones, is certainly one of the most diverse, with its flavors and aromas, the legacy of the many dominations that have lived on the island. From Magna Graecia, traditions of simplicity, which is closely tied to the products of the earth, the opposition of the Arab-sour and spicy flavors, the courts of the Saracens in the sweet fragrant spices, the Spaniards in the development of the luxury cakes and dishes, to a French certain refinement in preparing condiments and sauces and the pastry, used as a wrap pies and pastries.

Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans, Byzantines, Normans, Swabians, Angevins, Aragonese, Austrian-Bourbon, Piedmont.and does not end here. Because the political domination were complemented by other influences are less aggressive and more purely cultural.