The glory of Sicilian cuisine is its simplicity and use of fresh, seasonal ingredients. Pistachio pesto offers you that and more! Your taste buds will dance. You’ll impress your friends. Join me this Saturday for Learn to Make Pistachio Pesto, Cavatelli Pasta, and Sicilian Orange Salad! Register at https://experiencesicily.com/events/online-sicily-events/pistachio-pesto-pasta/
Sicily’s Inspired Pistachio Pesto
Etna erupted last night! (NB This is an old photo.) Here she is from Bronte on the western slope with glorious pistachio trees in the foreground. Pistachios love the mineral and saline rich volcanic soil of Mamma Etna. It makes them taste so good! That’s why Sicilians invented pistachio pesto to go on pasta! Learn…
Let’s Make Pistachio Pesto Together Online
Next Saturday, Learn to Make Pistachio Pesto, Cavatelli Pasta, and Sicilian Orange Salad online! Pistachio nuts (which are actually seeds) come from a tree that was brought to Italy from Syria during ancient Roman times. The trees, which have the peak production of their fruit at about 20 years of age, like dry climates with…
Dear Mamma Etna
Mount Etna, one year ago, from a pistachio farm in Bronte, the city of pistachios… The locals call her Mamma Etna.
Where The Pistachio Grows
This weekend is the Pistachio Festival in Bronte, a town world renowned for its pistachio cultivation. The mineral-rich lava stone-soil on Mount Etna’s Western slopes, photographed from a pistachio farm I visited with a private, custom tour I led in May, offers fertile environs for the trees to grow.
Visit A Bronte Pistachio Farm
We’ve done so much the last two days, I don’t know where to begin! For me though, something totally new was our visit today to a pistacchio farm in Bronte, the capital of Sicilian pistachios, on Etna’s western slopes. It was so cool to be up close to these beautiful trees. Did you know that…
Green gold: that’s what crema di pistacchio, made from DOP pistachios from Bronte at the foot of Mount Etna, truly is. It melts in your mouth. Perfect for breakfast with a warm croissant, or “cornetto” in Italian. #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #breakfast #pistachio #pistacchio #croissant #cornetto #bronte #crema #butter #food