Photos - Cooking & Adventure on the Islands of Sicily

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The historic Florio Tuna Cannery in Favignana harbor is truly fascinating to see how the locals lived off the sea! Sophie made the hike up the salt mountain in Marsala, Sicily We take our guests on private boats to see the incredible grottos and crystal blue waters in Marettimo, Sicily. We pay homage to our dear friend Pino who was a diamond in the rough. So many great memories and stories. We miss you&am One of our favorite things on any of our vacations is when we harvest the fiore di sale in Trapani, Sicily Erice offers some of the most stunning views on the western side of Mainland Sicily. Arancini - Rice balls are a staple of Sicilian cuisine. We learn how to make them fresh on our cooking and wine tours Before we get our boots to harvest the salt, we tour the museum and learn the history of the amazing "saline" We explore coves and grottos on our Favignana, Sicily cooking and wine Vacations in Italy. Fresh Sicilian tomatoes! We use exclusively in this delicious Busiate pasta dish made from scratch in cooking class At Macelleria Campo in Valderice, we have an amazing time making fresh sausages and having a fantastic lunch there! Micheal and Gibarosso in this great photo from Gibarosso's country home in Favignana, Sicily. He was an original. Maita thinks she made a great catch while out on our fishing boats in Favignana. Sadly, she had to return it to the sea Our guests are treated to some local seafood delicacies, seaside near the hotel. Truly an immersive experience! Guests enjoying some down time and taking in the customary aperitivi or happy hour - Italian style! During some down time, some of our guests hike the trail up to the Castle of Santa Caterina to get some amazing views We make pizza from scratch at a private country home in Favignana. It's also where we make fresh ricotta and honey& We make these popular and delicious Sicilian Almond Cookies fresh from scratch during our Favignana cooking classes! We go out on the private boats during the week and explore the island from the sea on our cooking and adventure tours Paola harvesting salt in Trapani, Sicily on our cooking and wine adventure vacation in Italy. Fun with sausages. Hot off the grill, Melissa shows off her new sausage "do" right before her wonderful lunch The Blue Grotto of Capri has nothing on the amazing grottoes of Marettimo, Sicily. Truly amazing and spectacular. These boats in Marettimo, Sicily appear to be floating on air - when really it's just the water that is incredibly Fun beyond compare while we harvest salt at the saline in Trapani, Sicily - Truly a unique experience! Great photo of our guest appearing to do a lot of heavy lifting. We do harvest salt - but not all of that! Another great night at the country villa in Favignana, Sicily where we make cheese, pizza and harvest honey! Francesco shows our guests the fun art of making fresh sausages right out of the grinder. The shop is in Valderice. Our fishing boat appears to be floating on air, but is really in the crystal clear waters of Favignana, Sicily While out on our island cruise in Favignana, Sicily, we drop anchor and enjoy the cool seas to take a nice plunge! Fisherman will be fisherman and they respect their catch. So much so that they are careful in handling them. Michael and Ivan - longtime friends enjoying some fun and pasta on the boat in Favignana, Sicily Guests love the fresh bruschetta we make in Favignana, Sicily on our cooking and wine adventure vacations Rosario, our Favignana,Sicily boat captain being his fun-loving self with his new best friend, Mr. Octopi! Our guests have an incredible time learning to cook authentic Sicilian dishes, like Arancini.
Homemade, Sicilia Dinner is served as we are treated like royalty on a private boat in the Favignana Harbor. A delicious Sicilian meal Our guests make fresh sausages at one of our Italian Cooking Classes - Then we have them freshly cooked - So Delicious&# During our boating excursions in Favignana, we relax, get in the water and cool off with some refreshing fun! There's a technic and an art to everything. Mostly just have fun! Getting the fiore di sale from the flats in We stay in the cutest "Casitas" during our vacation week in Favignana, Sicily. Each place is wonderfully accom We never know what we're going to reel-in from the sea. This time it was lobster! So, lets make pasta! While out on our early morning fishing excursion, we see the most spectacular sunrises in Favignana, Sicily. Our guests get to help make the ricotta and pecorino cheese by stirring the pot of fresh milk that will become cheese&#x