Photos - Cooking & Adventure on the Islands of Sicily

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A group the day after night fishing, taking in the breathtaking crystal water of Favignana, Sicily An incredible Culture Discovery exclusive experience where guests get to squeeze honeycombs and harvest their own honey& Our fishing boat appears to be floating on air, but is really in the crystal clear waters of Favignana, Sicily Before we get our boots to harvest the salt, we tour the museum and learn the history of the amazing "saline" Rosario, our Favignana,Sicily boat captain being his fun-loving self with his new best friend, Mr. Octopi! Our guests make fresh sausages at one of our Italian Cooking Classes - Then we have them freshly cooked - So Delicious&# Along with other delicious fruits, we enjoy our relaxing boat rides around the Isola di Favignana, Sicily 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 As we wait for the sunrise on our fishing boat, we relax on the calm seas in Favignana, Sicily on our cookery vacations Our guests after getting their freshly-harvested salt from the saline at the Trapani, Sicily salt flats. One of our favorite things on any of our vacations is when we harvest the fiore di sale in Trapani, Sicily We stay in the cutest "Casitas" during our vacation week in Favignana, Sicily. Each place is wonderfully accom One of our alumni guests, Maita knows how to relax and have a great time while in the sun on the boat around Favignana. The historic Florio Tuna Cannery in Favignana harbor is truly fascinating to see how the locals lived off the sea! Fruit and other aperitivi with our salt-tasting at the saline in Trapani, Sicily. One of the highlights of the vacation& Our guests having some fun during the salt harvest at the saline in Trapani, Sicily. Sicilian busiate pasta is an amazing dish. Rich and complex in flavor, yet very accessible recipe to make yourself! Guests show off their haul of salt after a morning harvest in Trapani, Sicily. There's a technic and an art to everything. Mostly just have fun! Getting the fiore di sale from the flats in Our guests have an amazing experience learning to cook authentic Sicilian and other Italian recipes. The Blue Grotto of Capri has nothing on the amazing grottoes of Marettimo, Sicily. Truly amazing and spectacular. We make Pasticcini di Mandarle- Sicilian Almond Cookies at one of our cooking classes in Favignana, Sicily Love birds cooling off while getting hot in the crystal blue waters on one of our Favignana vacations Arancini - Rice balls are a staple of Sicilian cuisine. We learn how to make them fresh on our cooking and wine tours We take this boat out on excursions around the island of Favignana. We fish and visit coves and bays and eat great food& Ivan shows the group how to make proper bruschetta on our cooking and adventure on the islands of Sicily When available and in season, some guests are lucky enough to enjoy sea urchin caught fresh off the coast in Favignana. 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 love relaxing at the beach! Favignana-style on our cooking and adventure on the islands of Sicily vacation We make authentic Sicilian arancini from scratch on our Favignana, Sicily Vacation weeks. These rice balls are delicious Cara loves fresh-from-scratch almond cookies so much that we had to trade some wine for her to share them with us! Micheal and Gibarosso in this great photo from Gibarosso's country home in Favignana, Sicily. He was an original. Fun beyond compare while we harvest salt at the saline in Trapani, Sicily - Truly a unique experience! Our friend's farm has lots of surprises as they even raise their own goats to get milk and also make cheese from. Such great friends in Favignana that we make pizza and fresh ricotta cheese with in their private country home. We explore coves and grottos on our Favignana, Sicily cooking and wine Vacations in Italy. Two of our favorite people sharing a little aperitivi down by the cliffs near the hotel. A truly immersive experience. Sicilian Almond cookies are delicious. We make them from scratch on our Favignana, Sicily vacation weeks. So Good! Maita thinks she made a great catch while out on our fishing boats in Favignana. Sadly, she had to return it to the sea While out on our early morning fishing excursion, we see the most spectacular sunrises in Favignana, Sicily. Our guests get to harvest salt right from the seawater flats in Trapani, Sicily. Truly a unique experience.