In this, the age of social media, everything seems to have a national day worth celebrating. More often than not, these days aren't worth much attention, but today is National Pistachio Day and these delicious nuts – known fondly as green gold – deserve a bit of spotlight.
If you're a lover of this nutritious snack, you might be interested to know that our food tour of South East Sicily includes a visit to the famous Bronte Pistachio Festival. The small village of Bronte, located on the western side of Mount Etna, is renowned for growing the world's best thanks to its volcanic soil and climate. If you're a fan of pistachios, you'll want to visit this annual event. Anticipate food stands where every recipe includes pistachio, treat yourself to some refreshing gelato topped with the crushed variety or indulge in a green-tinged cannoli, whose cream is infused with this delicacy.
To book a place on this tour, just click here now or call our team on 01453 823328 for more information.
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