Around the World in 80 Dishes - nr. 7 Arancini in Palermo

Lets travel to the island of Sicily for our next mouth-watering installment of the top dishes around the world. 

7. Arancini in Palermo

Antica Focacceria

Thought to have originated in Sicily, arancini are fried rice balls usually filled with a ragù, tomato sauce, mozzarella or vegetables. Just outside of the gorgeous 13th-century church of San Francesco, you’ll find Antica Focacceria. What better way to take in the Sicilian sun, smells and sights than in a picturesque square with a delectable, melt-in-your-mouth order of arancini? Lovingly made, the arancini at Antica Focacceria will have you planning your next Italian escape before you finish the last bite so make sure to get more than just one!

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