Photos - Cooking & Adventure on the Islands of Sicily

Following is a collection of random photos from this itinerary. To see more full-size photos, visit our photo galleries.

Busiate pasta, a spring-like pasta is a Sicilian version of the more commonly known fusilli pasta. Our guests having some fun during the salt harvest at the saline in Trapani, Sicily. One of our first photos featuring the floating-on-air fishing boat on the sea in Favignana, Sicily. Incredible. Actually, they really did the leg-work and harvested the fiore di sale that you see in the photo. We take the salt home. While out on our island cruise in Favignana, Sicily, we drop anchor and enjoy the cool seas to take a nice plunge! Ivan shows the group how to make proper bruschetta on our cooking and adventure on the islands of Sicily Two great friends, Scippio and Rosario love to have a great time and love our guests that come visit us in Favignana Guests love the fresh bruschetta we make in Favignana, Sicily on our cooking and wine adventure vacations Making fresh cannoli from scratch on our Sicily cooking vacation classes in Italy Maita thinks she made a great catch while out on our fishing boats in Favignana. Sadly, she had to return it to the sea Sometimes the fish are biting early, so we head out with the crew and set the lines for our fishing trip in Favignana. Another great night at the country villa in Favignana, Sicily where we make cheese, pizza and harvest honey! Taking it easy and relaxing on the boat on the Amalfi Coast. During some down time, some of our guests hike the trail up to the Castle of Santa Caterina to get some amazing views Another Culture Discovery exclusive event where we harvest honey, fresh from the hives and then take home our own jars&a We make fresh ricotta cheese at a private country villa in Favignana Another exclusive Culture Discovery event. Sophie made the hike up the salt mountain in Marsala, Sicily 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. Along with other delicious fruits, we enjoy our relaxing boat rides around the Isola di Favignana, Sicily One of our favorite things on any of our vacations is when we harvest the fiore di sale in Trapani, Sicily We make these popular and delicious Sicilian Almond Cookies fresh from scratch during our Favignana cooking classes! Our guests at the marina in Favignana, Sicily getting ready for their next adventure out on the high seas! Guests show off their haul of salt after a morning harvest in Trapani, Sicily. Our guests are treated to some local seafood delicacies, seaside near the hotel. Truly an immersive experience! 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 Francesco shows our guests the fun art of making fresh sausages right out of the grinder. The shop is in Valderice. Pulling in to the harbor in Marettimo, Sicily, we are greeted by a fleet of sleek, private fishing boats. Erice offers some of the most stunning views on the western side of Mainland 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 Pasticcini di Mandarle- Sicilian Almond Cookies at one of our cooking classes in Favignana, Sicily Our friend's farm has lots of surprises as they even raise their own goats to get milk and also make cheese from. An incredible Culture Discovery exclusive experience where guests get to squeeze honeycombs and harvest their own honey& Guests learning about how Limoncello is made during our Limoncello class in Amalfi, Italy. One of our alumni guests, Maita knows how to relax and have a great time while in the sun on the boat around Favignana. We go out on the private boats during the week and explore the island from the sea on our cooking and adventure tours Our guests make fresh sausages at one of our Italian Cooking Classes - Then we have them freshly cooked - So Delicious&# Michael and Ivan - longtime friends enjoying some fun and pasta on the boat in Favignana, Sicily Our guests have an incredible time learning to cook authentic Sicilian dishes, like Arancini.
Homemade, Sicilia While out on our early morning fishing excursion, we see the most spectacular sunrises in Favignana, Sicily. Fun with sausages. Hot off the grill, Melissa shows off her new sausage "do" right before her wonderful lunch Paola harvesting salt in Trapani, Sicily on our cooking and wine adventure vacation in Italy.