Photos - Cooking & Adventure on the Islands of Sicily

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Our guests make fresh sausages at one of our Italian Cooking Classes - Then we have them freshly cooked - So Delicious&# Erice offers some of the most stunning views on the western side of Mainland Sicily. Our guests after getting their freshly-harvested salt from the saline at the Trapani, Sicily salt flats. Our guests at the marina in Favignana, Sicily getting ready for their next adventure out on the high seas! We have the use of a private cove near our hotel in Favignana, Sicily. Go for a swim, lay out by the water in Italy Rosario, our Favignana,Sicily boat captain being his fun-loving self with his new best friend, Mr. Octopi! Our guests have the vacation of a lifetime getting to the beach or out for a hike in Favignana, Sicily. It's beauti We make Pasticcini di Mandarle- Sicilian Almond Cookies at one of our cooking classes in Favignana, Sicily When available and in season, some guests are lucky enough to enjoy sea urchin caught fresh off the coast in Favignana. Sicilian busiate pasta is an amazing dish. Rich and complex in flavor, yet very accessible recipe to make yourself! At Macelleria Campo in Valderice, we have an amazing time making fresh sausages and having a fantastic lunch there! 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. We have fresh sausages and tomatoes along with the amazing Sicilian bread during a lunch in Favignana. Not all Italian cooking happens indoors. In Sicily, a lot of great cooking happens outside on the grill. A group the day after night fishing, taking in the breathtaking crystal water of Favignana, Sicily Sometimes the fish are biting early, so we head out with the crew and set the lines for our fishing trip in Favignana. Ivan shows the group how to make proper bruschetta on our cooking and adventure on the islands of Sicily Francesco shows our guests the fun art of making fresh sausages right out of the grinder. The shop is in Valderice. We make these popular and delicious Sicilian Almond Cookies fresh from scratch during our Favignana cooking classes! Melissa and her mother Nancy, have been on many Culture Discovery Vacations. Throughout most of Italy. See you soon A local Sicilian Shepherd on the Island of Favignana, Sicily on 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! We have lots of fresh made pizza going in the wood-burning oven at the country villa with family and friends. Glynn enjoying some fresh cannoli in Favignana, Sicily on our cooking and adventure on the islands of Sicily vacation Fun with sausages. Hot off the grill, Melissa shows off her new sausage "do" right before her wonderful lunch Our guests have an amazing experience learning to cook authentic Sicilian and other Italian recipes. Pulling in to the harbor in Marettimo, Sicily, we are greeted by a fleet of sleek, private fishing boats. Actually, they really did the leg-work and harvested the fiore di sale that you see in the photo. We take the salt home. Enjoy some down time and soak in the sun at one of the many fantastic beaches 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! Cara loves fresh-from-scratch almond cookies so much that we had to trade some wine for her to share them with us! Our guests often take the trail up to the Castle of Santa Caterina when they have some time off. While out on our early morning fishing excursion, we see the most spectacular sunrises in Favignana, Sicily. During some down time, some of our guests hike the trail up to the Castle of Santa Caterina to get some amazing views Fun beyond compare while we harvest salt at the saline in Trapani, Sicily - Truly a unique experience! We never know what we're going to reel-in from the sea. This time it was lobster! So, lets make pasta! Arancini - Rice balls are a staple of Sicilian cuisine. We learn how to make them fresh on our cooking and wine tours Our tour leaders, class instructors are our family in Favignana that will soon be your family once you meet them! Having some fun exploring and wine tasting at a winery in Marsala, Sicily. Micheal and Gibarosso in this great photo from Gibarosso's country home in Favignana, Sicily. He was an original. Paola harvesting salt in Trapani, Sicily on our cooking and wine adventure vacation in Italy.