C.da Montededaro - CAP. 90010 - Geraci Siculo (PA)

Full Immersion Cooking experience from January to MArch

In the Hidden heart of Sicily, the beautiful surrounding of Casalvecchio became the perfect location for a flavorful immersion cooking classes.

A full immersion course designed for those who want to learn the real hidden secrets of the ancient kitchen, from the primary matter to the dishes.

The concept that built this course is to share the passion of cooking and bring with you all secrets about pasta, bread, cheese and extravirgin olive oil making for all experience levels.

Book your cooking experience from January to March

Programme:

 Welcome in Sicily

Arrive at Casalvecchio with our Welcome aperitif and Canape.

Settle into your room.

Meet at 8 pm for our 5 courses Dinner, with instructions of all training and you will receive Casalvecchio signature apron.

 Dairy Product ( From milk to cheese)

Breakfast at 8 am with large continental buffet. Leaving at 9 am for a morning visit to a local cheese factory to watch and make the traditional Madonie cheese, from ricotta to hard cheese tipycal of this area followed a testing of them and given the new techniques explained by our expert cheese makers. Return to Casalvecchio and Relax.

At 4 pm afternoon cooking lesson using the fresh cheese to make a satisfying full Italian menu, from antipast appetizer to dessert.

Dinner at 8.30 pm indulging in the success of your creations.

Wood Fired Oven’s Secrets

At 9 am Large Continental Buffet Breakfast with all homemade products,

followed the Bread Making workshop in

Casalvecchio Wood Fired Oven.

Will be show how to prepare the bread by hands, time of leavening and the right procedure to bake and take out from the oven.

Tasting lunch with several type of aromatic bread just made.

Relax followed at 5.30 pm the Pizza making workshop for a

Pizza dinner party together with live music.

 All pasta making secrets

Breakfast at 9 am followed pasta home made making workshop in wich will learn how to meke several type as pappardelle, tagliatelle and tortelloni with testing lunch of every single of your new creations results.

Afternoon free with the opportunity to visit the beauty of the neightboor villages.

Dinner at 7.30 pm

The Meat Flavours and the Cooking Method.

Breakfast at 8.30 am followed the Visit to Nebrodi Park to source the local fresh meat for the afternoon cooking lessons about the Meat Cooking Method.

We will walk around an amazing wild surrounding with the light lunch outside.

Come back to Casalvecchio for the workshop explaining  at 6pm followed our last nice dinner together with Live Music enjoing together what we learn and our impression and experience.

 Casalvecchio Goodbye

Breakfast at 9am followed Casalvecchio Goodbye with few presents for our trainers to remember this unique experience.

 

Olives Harvest Experience just in November

Enjoy with us  an unique experience with Olive Harvest and the transformation of olive into extra virgin olive oil. In the farm will know the different kinds of olive tree that characterize Madonie Park, and participate in the olive harvest that is still carried out by hand and visit a traditional mill where you’ll see the transformation of the olive in oil. 

DETAILS OF THE OLIVE HARVEST COOKING PACKAGE

Trip Length: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Activities: Culinary,  Olive Picking, Cultural exploration

Inclusions:

  • Accommodationsin our beautiful room
  • Large continental breakfasts buffetwith all home made product
  • 2 cooking classes of approximately 4 hours,
  • All meals from the cooking lesson plus all 5 courses dinners;
  • Sicilian local wines during meals, liquors for after dinner/lunch;
  • Certificate of participation;
  • Folder with all the recipes;
  • Apron of Casalvecchio.
  • 3 Cultural Tours in small village of Madonie Park
  • 1 morning of olive harvest in the farm.

If for climatic reasons it will be impossible to do the Olive Harvest, another cooking class will be added in the Program.

For more informations write us: info@casalvecchiogeraci.it

Book Your Unique experience with us!!!

from just € 550 per person

The price includes: 4 nights accomodation, lessons, all meals, trip to local producers, wine testing, Breakfast, and all services in Casalvecchio.

Upon request, we can organize a transfer service

from Palermo or Catania airport with just € 150 both way.

Accomodation: Casalvecchio rooms are really large cosy double and triple en-suite rooms, all with splendid views of the grounds and surrounding mountains. Every single room has different name depending of the view they got: Apollo, Aeoulus, Dyonisus, Hera, Demeter and Zeus.