The place where you can feel the mixture of the different cultures that conquered the island is the cuisine. The traditional gastronomy is very reach, D.O.P. products – products with protected origin (like the pistachio of Bronte, the almond of Avola, the black bread of Castelvetrano, the chocolate from Modica, the provola cheese of the “Nebrodi” mountains, the cherry Pachino tomatoes ) typical recipes (the “cassata”, the “cannoli”, the “pignolata messinese”, the “almond pastes”, the “granita”, the “caponata”, the “norma pasta”) and tasty street food (“arancini”, “panelle”).