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    The Art of Sicilian Cooking

The Art of Sicilian Cooking

  • City: Siracusa
  • Duration: Approximately 4 hours

Overview

Less than 40 minutes from Siracusa lies the San Calogero farm estate, where your half-day cooking class will take place. The setting is a spa that overlooks a gorgeous garden; nearby, fragrant plants and colorful flowers will lead you to a relaxing saltwater pool surrounded by stone walls. The estate is essentially an oasis of nature's finest, and there is only one rule for a visit to the San Calegro: you must drop all of your worries at the front door and enjoy as you partake in a traditional Sicilian cooking class.

You will learn to make authentic Sicilian dishes in the charming country kitchen of Signora Gabriella Pelli under the expert guidance of the Estate's chef. You will begin your hands-on cooking lesson following a short introduction to the history of Sicilian cuisine, which is the harmonious cooperation of a mix of cultural influences. Greek, Italian, and Spanish ingredients add variety to the dishes that you create, delicious local dishes such as pasta with alici e finocchietto and Sicilian-style pork tenderloins.

The three-hour cooking class will be followed by a meal with the food that you have personally prepared. You will also have the opportunity to take home authentic estate souvenirs such as personalized aprons, bottles of extra virgin olive, orange blossom honey, and Sicilian marmalade.

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Pricing

# of People Price
2 - 3 people $393.00 per person
4 - 5 people $368.00 per person
6 people $316.00 per person

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Additional Information

Service includes:

  • 3-hour, hands-on cooking class
  • Lunch or dinner at the villa with food you have personally cooked
  • A product of your choice from extra virgin olive oil, orange blossom honey, marmalade of citrus fruit or vegetables.
  • Round trip private transfer from Siracusa to Brucoli

Sample menu:

  • Antipasto of fried fish balls
  • Pasta alla Norma: This traditional Sicilian recipe is a divine combination of eggplants, tomatoes, basil and ricotta
  • Swordfish rolls
  • Orange salad (with citrus fruits produced at the Villa)
  • Cinnamon-flavored gelatin dessert

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