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VILLA REALE | SKU: PES-109
Villa Reale is located in the heart of the Sicilian countryside. Using only small quantities and artisan techniques, Pesto alla Trapanese is not the traditional green pesto that we've come to know, but a delicious twist using fresh basil minced with tomatoes and almonds and extra virgin olive oil.
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.
Villa Reale, run by the Licata family of Sicily has been creating authentic, gourmet preserves for over 25 years. Each Villa creation is the product of knowledge gained over generations of preserve-making in the Licata family, using rigorously-selected ingredients and time-honored methods.