Photos - Cooking & Adventure on the Islands of Sicily

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Our guests have an amazing experience learning to cook authentic Sicilian and other Italian recipes. Our guests get to help make the ricotta and pecorino cheese by stirring the pot of fresh milk that will become cheese&#x Fisherman will be fisherman and they respect their catch. So much so that they are careful in handling them. During some down time, some of our guests hike the trail up to the Castle of Santa Caterina to get some amazing views On all our Italian cooking vacations we make fresh pasta in one form or another. Pastas are typically regional recipes. Jokes are flying during our super-fun sausage-making class at Campo Butcher Shop near Erice, Sicily Two great friends, Scippio and Rosario love to have a great time and love our guests that come visit us in Favignana During the salt harvest season in Trapani, Sicily - The workers build these salt mounds completely by hand. Michele is one of our fisherman friends. He's the real deal, along with Rosario, these two show us some great times We never know what we're going to reel-in from the sea. This time it was lobster! So, lets make pasta! After our fantastic morning out at sea, we bring our fresh catch to the market to sell to the locals. All in good fun&#x 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 Fun with sausages. Hot off the grill, Melissa shows off her new sausage "do" right before her wonderful lunch Cara loves fresh-from-scratch almond cookies so much that we had to trade some wine for her to share them with us! Along with other delicious fruits, we enjoy our relaxing boat rides around the Isola di Favignana, Sicily We love relaxing at the beach! Favignana-style on our cooking and adventure on the islands of Sicily vacation Actually, they really did the leg-work and harvested the fiore di sale that you see in the photo. We take the salt home. Fruit and other aperitivi with our salt-tasting at the saline in Trapani, Sicily. One of the highlights of the vacation& At Macelleria Campo in Valderice, we have an amazing time making fresh sausages and having a fantastic lunch there! Great photo of our guest appearing to do a lot of heavy lifting. We do harvest salt - but not all of that! Fresh Sicilian tomatoes! We use exclusively in this delicious Busiate pasta dish made from scratch in cooking class Our guests have the vacation of a lifetime getting to the beach or out for a hike in Favignana, Sicily. It's beauti We explore coves and grottos on our Favignana, Sicily cooking and wine Vacations in Italy. A local Sicilian Shepherd on the Island of Favignana, Sicily on our cooking and wine vacations. Another Culture Discovery exclusive event where we harvest honey, fresh from the hives and then take home our own jars&a Making fresh cannoli from scratch on our Sicily cooking vacation classes in Italy Our guests have an incredible time learning to cook authentic Sicilian dishes, like Arancini.
Homemade, Sicilia We make pizza from scratch at a private country home in Favignana. It's also where we make fresh ricotta and honey& We make fresh ricotta cheese at a private country villa in Favignana Another exclusive Culture Discovery event. A group the day after night fishing, taking in the breathtaking crystal water of Favignana, Sicily Enjoy some down time and soak in the sun at one of the many fantastic beaches of Favignana, Sicily. Our guests often take the trail up to the Castle of Santa Caterina when they have some time off. One of our alumni guests, Maita knows how to relax and have a great time while in the sun on the boat around Favignana. Our guests make fresh sausages at one of our Italian Cooking Classes - Then we have them freshly cooked - So Delicious&# Our guests having some fun during the salt harvest at the saline in Trapani, Sicily. Our guests after getting their freshly-harvested salt from the saline at the Trapani, Sicily salt flats. When available and in season, some guests are lucky enough to enjoy sea urchin caught fresh off the coast in Favignana. Busiate pasta, a spring-like pasta is a Sicilian version of the more commonly known fusilli pasta. Paola harvesting salt in Trapani, Sicily on our cooking and wine adventure vacation in Italy. Guests love the fresh bruschetta we make in Favignana, Sicily on our cooking and wine adventure vacations 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