And 'the story of every family in party time: nougat.
There is the white one, the best known. And then there are those at home, the Sicilians: tablets compact and crisp enclosing the now famous pistachio, now the island's excellent almond, white or toasted. Now a hint of the East, sesame, that so prepared, here called Cobaita (in dialect "ghiuggiulena"). All tied together by the most precious ingredients: honey ibleo, praised by Ovid for the "purity and brilliance".