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In the 1950s, Fausto, Martino and Nicola Fiasconaro grew up working in their father's ice cream and pastry shop. During those formative years the children observed as their father created local treats with love and care — an ethic they carried with them into adulthood. The Fiasconaro children have now passed this tradition on to their children, who continue to create traditional Sicilian sweets with delicious, local ingredients.
The largest of Italy's twenty provinces and the largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily sits just off the "toe" of Italy's boot. Monuments the island's rich history abound, from the famed Valley of the Temples to the immaculate Byzantine mosaics at Cappella Palatina. The cuisine here claims a number of influences from across the Mediterranean world -- Greek, Spanish, French and Arab have all at one point inhabited the island, infusing it with their respective culinary traditions.