The long list of desserts, all delicious and made with genuine elements, you will find in San Vito Lo Capo is the pride of the local bakery.
Ricotta is one of the basic ingredients of many Sicilian sweets like cassata, cannoli, staples, peaches, cassatelle... Almonds are widely used in pastries, in the so-called "ericini", but mostly in the Martorana fruits, famous for its brightly colored shapes.
We will show you some places where you can find the best desserts in the area:
Due is a visit to this delightful medieval village and to its famous pastry "Maria Grammatico".
Here you will find every kind of sweet taste and the famous Genovese, baked sweet stuffed with soft cream.
Maria Grammatico learned to make this cakes as she was a child, snatching the secrets of the nuns of the convent in which she lived. Nowadays you can have the chance to stare to this pastry exhibition of her work and its thousand scents and colors. .
45 kilometers far from San Vito Lo Capo, it is the former capital of the province.
It is really worth to visit this small town situated on the western tip of Sicily, with its downtown full of old churches and palaces.
About delicacies even here you have a wide choice, but the place we want to introduce you to is the pastry Colicchia famous for its special slushes (granite) made with fresh ingredients and with many flavors, perfect for a relaxing breakfast or a cool break during the day.
This is the most famous location where to get the chance to buy the Sicilian Cannoli.
Cannoli are no doubts the most famous dessert of the island, everybody claims to make the best ones, but we assure you that in our country there are true masters for cannoli.
This small seaside village halfway between San Vito Lo Capo and Trapani is famous for a festival dedicated every year to a typical traditional local pastry, the Spincia, which is a tasty pancake with sugar.