Sicily is a beguiling place and its prominent position has led to repeated conquests over the centuries, which has left an extraordinary cultural legacy and a reputation as the melting pot of the Mediterranean. The island’s unique food is bright, earthy, and suffused with the intensity of the Sicilian sun. Juicy tomatoes, the island’s own fragrant olive oil, wild fennel, and citrus fruits are all staple ingredients. Here you’ll discover authentic recipes for the best food Sicily has to offer including antipasti, vibrant salads, light soups, and pasta. By Ursula Ferrigno.