Photos - Cooking & Adventure on the Islands of Sicily

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Melissa and her mother Nancy, have been on many Culture Discovery Vacations. Throughout most of Italy. See you soon Glynn enjoying some fresh cannoli in Favignana, Sicily on our cooking and adventure on the islands of Sicily vacation Love birds cooling off while getting hot in the crystal blue waters on one of our Favignana vacations Guests learning about how Limoncello is made during our Limoncello class in Amalfi, Italy. On all our Italian cooking vacations we make fresh pasta in one form or another. Pastas are typically regional recipes. Our guests after getting their freshly-harvested salt from the saline at the Trapani, Sicily salt flats. We have lots of fresh made pizza going in the wood-burning oven at the country villa with family and friends. Enjoy some down time and soak in the sun at one of the many fantastic beaches of Favignana, Sicily. Jokes are flying during our super-fun sausage-making class at Campo Butcher Shop near Erice, Sicily There's a technic and an art to everything. Mostly just have fun! Getting the fiore di sale from the flats in We take this boat out on excursions around the island of Favignana. We fish and visit coves and bays and eat great food& As we wait for the sunrise on our fishing boat, we relax on the calm seas in Favignana, Sicily on our cookery vacations Sicilian busiate pasta is an amazing dish. Rich and complex in flavor, yet very accessible recipe to make yourself! Fisherman will be fisherman and they respect their catch. So much so that they are careful in handling them. Fun with sausages. Hot off the grill, Melissa shows off her new sausage "do" right before her wonderful lunch Our guests are treated to some local seafood delicacies, seaside near the hotel. Truly an immersive experience! Our guests have an incredible time learning to cook authentic Sicilian dishes, like Arancini.
Homemade, Sicilia An incredible Culture Discovery exclusive experience where guests get to squeeze honeycombs and harvest their own honey& Gina made fast friends with this little guy - but then we fried him up and ate him with our amazing lunch on the boat&#x Such great friends in Favignana that we make pizza and fresh ricotta cheese with in their private country home. Our boat captains, Michele and Rosario are such gracious hosts - even to the fresh catch! Just part of Favignana f The historic Florio Tuna Cannery in Favignana harbor is truly fascinating to see how the locals lived off the sea! One of our boat captain, Michele's, wonderful and delicious fresh-catch sauté on the boat in Favignana, Sici We love relaxing at the beach! Favignana-style on our cooking and adventure on the islands of Sicily vacation We make Pasticcini di Mandarle- Sicilian Almond Cookies at one of our cooking classes in Favignana, Sicily While out on our island cruise in Favignana, Sicily, we drop anchor and enjoy the cool seas to take a nice plunge! The founders of Culture Discovery Vacations, Michael and Paola enjoying some time on the boat with guests in Favignana. Rosario, our Favignana,Sicily boat captain being his fun-loving self with his new best friend, Mr. Octopi! Our boats take us to the beautiful Cala Rossa bay in Isola di Favignana, Sicily during our cooking and wine vacations. The historic Florio Tuna Cannery in Favignana harbor is truly fascinating to see how the locals lived off the sea! Our Italian Cooking Classes are always fun and informative. The recipes are fantastic and the meals are delicious! Sophie made the hike up the salt mountain in Marsala, Sicily We never know what we're going to reel-in from the sea. This time it was lobster! So, lets make pasta! We make fresh ricotta cheese at a private country villa in Favignana Another exclusive Culture Discovery event. When available and in season, some guests are lucky enough to enjoy sea urchin caught fresh off the coast in Favignana. Paola harvesting salt in Trapani, Sicily on our cooking and wine adventure vacation in Italy. Our guests have the vacation of a lifetime getting to the beach or out for a hike in Favignana, Sicily. It's beauti Fresh Sicilian tomatoes! We use exclusively in this delicious Busiate pasta dish made from scratch in cooking class We make these popular and delicious Sicilian Almond Cookies fresh from scratch during our Favignana cooking classes! Maita thinks she made a great catch while out on our fishing boats in Favignana. Sadly, she had to return it to the sea Sicilian Almond cookies are delicious. We make them from scratch on our Favignana, Sicily vacation weeks. So Good! Arancini - Rice balls are a staple of Sicilian cuisine. We learn how to make them fresh on our cooking and wine tours