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(Cookery) an ice cream, originating in Italy, usually containing nuts and candied fruit
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These range from high-class patisseries selling cassata siciliana
- the sickly sweet gateau filled with ricotta cream and decorated with candied fruit and martorana ('fruit' made out of marzipan) - to tacky souvenir shops selling sinister memorabilia, a black-humoured nod to the Mafia.
Mark had his favourite coffee ice cream, along with what he described as a "brilliantly rich" chocolate offering, while I eschewed my favourite sticky toffee pudding, even Cointreau and orange ice cream, to plump for cassata siciliana