Cannolo: The 'erotic' origins of Sicily's top pastry

Food May 14, 2022 News
Cannolo: The 'erotic' origins of Sicily's top pastry

From CNN | Travel by Silvia Marchetti, CNN

Making a trip to Sicily without indulging in a delicious cannolo pastry is akin to visiting Naples without tucking into an authentic pizza. Practically unheard of.

While there are versions of cannolo (or cannoli) elsewhere in the world, the only way to taste the real thing is to travel to the Italian island. There's no appropriate substitution in any other place, not even the rest of Italy.

Locals from the Sicilian town of Caltanissetta claim there's a very raunchy secret behind its tempting qualities.

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