The experience gained over the years with the organization of events, theatrical performances, thematic dinners, tastings and collaboration with tourist agencies, has allowed us to combine our great passion for cooking with love for our land, proposing a journey that will totally immerse you in the local culture. Starting from the local land, with its ever changing scenery, then passing through the of ceramic artisans, before finishing off with typical culinary expressions and cooking lessons at the Nepitella home -a discovery of typical Sicilian dishes, their history , how they are prepared… after all, Sicily cannot be fully understood without tasting it.
The day’s itinerary:
In the morning, you will discover the historic center of Caltagirone with some of its most beautiful features, such as the famous 142-step ceramic tile staircase or the historic potters’ workshops.
In the afternoon, at the Nepitella home, we will share true moments of joy and light-heartedness, chatting and cooking together. Under the guidance of Pinella and Lina, we will make traditional Sicilian dishes such as the famous arancini. You can cook with us, or watch us step by step and take notes; the important thing is to experience and be together!
The menu you create and a tasting of typical zero km produce will be served on the elegant terrace in front of a striking sunset over the expanses of the Sicilian countryside.
10.30 Free visit to the historic center and the ceramic laboratory.
16:00 at “Nepitella” home Cooking course: Sicilian red arancini (the course lasting about 60 minutes – history, preparation of the arancini- provides for the realization by the participants of the arancini themselves
“Apericena” at sunset
* The itineraries and the tasting menu may vary according to the seasons, climatic conditions or availability.
* Optional – upon request it is possible – depending on the season – to add a guided tour of the mill, millstone or at a winery (tasting included) to the itinerary