If you love Sicilian sweets "I dolci di Nonna Vincenza" is the place you shouldn't miss while in Italy. These traditional cake shops can be found across the Sicily as well as in Italian cities of Rome, Bologna and Milan. Their pastries and cakes are made using the best natural ingredients and following the ancient Sicilian recipes of Catania and Agira.
Many people come here to taste their delicious cannoli – the most popular Sicilian dessert both in Italy as well worldwide. This unique sweet is made of fried pastry tube filled with ricotta cream which can be flavoured with different flavours such as pistachio, hazelnut, almond, chocolate, lemon, orange etc. They come in large (€2.40) and small (€1.00) sizes.
Besides cannoli this pasticceria offers a selection of other pastries (minne di Sant' Agata, fruit pies, cassatta). Popular Sicilian frozen dessert - granita is very tasty here. This place is for sure a perfect destination for a coffee break as they serve authentic Italian espresso and cappuccino (€1.00).
They also serve savory snacks like arancini - fried risotto balls as well as savory pies.
If you are looking for something to take with you home just pick something from their huge choice of typical Sicilian delicacies such as olivette di Sant' Agata, croquants (sesame, pistachio and almond), almond paste, pesto di pistacchio, torrone, pistachio spread, cassatelle, infasciatelle, nocatole, buccelatti, amaretti as well as a range of liqueurs. For your special occasions you can order their torte which comes in many variations and flavours.
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