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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Breakfast at 9am followed Casalvecchio Goodbye with few presents for our trainers to remember this unique experience.
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.
Trip Length: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Activities: Culinary, Olive Picking, Cultural exploration
If for climatic reasons it will be impossible to do the Olive Harvest, another cooking class will be added in the Program.
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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.