Our Palermo food tour will accompany you in the discovery of the most ancient recipes of Sicilian tradition within traditional trattorias (traditional small family restaurants) and in the food places most loved by local people.
This Palermo food tour features differents food stops where you can enjoy both typical street food and home-made preparations of Palermo, passed throughout generations. In this framework, our local Foodie, will share with you unknown stories and secrets of the city and its culinary tradition.
Panelle, arancine and pasta alla norma: nothing is missing in order to ensure an unforgettable experience!
• Giuseppe, Federica, Elisabetta, Arianna and Paola, the local guides, were all born and raised in Palermo. They love their city and want to share their passion with everyone!
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Panino with panella and crocchè this beating heart of Palermo’s street food is a sesame bread stuffed with mashed potatoes “balls” or with chickpeas omelette. This is absolutely a must try in order to have an overview of the rich and tasty Sicilian food culture.
Sfincione it's made with a pizza-like dough covered with fresh tomato salsa, anchovies paste and onion. Sfincione is the super tasty idea of pizza from Palermo!
Rice arancina it's famous all around the world this rice ball filled with different ingredients (meat, smoked ham, spinach, mixed cheeses and so much more) and then deep fried according to centuries-long tradition.
Pasta alla Norma it's a traditionally shaped pasta (usually maccheroni), with fresh tomato salsa, fried aubergines, salty seasoned ricotta cheese and basil. The recipe was born in Catania but shortly after it became a symbol of Sicilian savoury food tradition.
Anelletti al forno it's a small sized pasta, shaped in the form of a ring (“anello”, in Italian), with meat and peas salsa. One cannot claim to have been in Palermo without having tried it.
Traditional veggie preparations upon choice among which parmigiana di melanzane famous Sicilian dish made with Fried aubergines, tomato salsa, parmesan and mozzarella cheese
Sicilian cannoli Sicilian cannoli - the waffle, traditionally shaped around a hot metallic bar, filled with a sweet and creamy paste made with ricotta cheese, candied fruit, crunchy pistachios or dark chocolate drops. A colourful and sweet explosion of taste!