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.
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!
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 - 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!