Finding La Dolce Vita on the Aeolian Islands

Thursday 19 July 2012

As well as the ultimate street snacks, the Sicilians have also perfected the art of pastry. Like me, they have a very sweet tooth.

I can't believe I've never tried a cannoli until now. Pastry tubes, filled with a sweetened ricotta and often flavoured with chocolate or pistachio.

We hired a moped for a near-death ride into Lipari from our campsite in order to pick up an array of sweet treats from the best 'pastriccerie' on the Aeolian islands - Bar Pasticceria Subba on Lipari. Totally worth battling oncoming Italian drivers on the narrow winding roads for these...

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