Organic Sicilian Almond Paste - 8.8oz


Stramondo Organic Sicilian Almond pasta is typically used by Sicilian pastry chefs to make Frutta Martorana, fruit and vegetable-shaped marzipan treats. This rich mix of almonds and sugar is also great for pastries, ice creams, and dipping in dark chocolate.


    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.


    In 1940, Pasquale Stramondo opened a small sweet shop in Sicily. His original mission continues to guide the company to this day: to create exceptional gelato and pastries that celebrate the best of Sicilian tradition.

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