This ancient isle is home to one of the most fascinating— and delicious— cuisines in all of Italy. From cannoli to caponata, sparkling fresh seafood to stellar wines, talented home cooks to creative restaurant chefs, we pay tribute to everything that makes this place so unique.

In this special feature:

Part One: Home Cooking in Sicily

•Part Two: Holy Week in Sicily

•Part Three: Sicilian Sweets

•The Guide: Where to Stay and Where to Eat in Sicily

•Flavors of Sicily

•Gallery of 15 Sicilian recipes, both savory and sweet

The Freshest Catch: The Fish Market in Catania

•Sicilian Sweets

•Sicilian Stars: Italy’s Most Creative Chefs

•Gallery of 10 Fantastic Sicilian Wines