Wheat in Sicily: a field to fork experience at Dara Guccione Biofarm

with Valentina and Giovanni
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Sicily has been the breadbasket of the Mediterranean since ancient times and wheat has played a key role in the history and gastronomy of the island. At the Dara Guccione Biofarm, surrounded by ancient olive groves and endless wheat fields, we will learn more about Sicilian grains, their rich biodiversity and qualities. From the land we will then move to the kitchen where we will experiment with different flours produced at the farm, some of them obtained from wheat cultivated at 700 m / 2,296 ft. A pizza party will follow! We will make the dough with some of the indigenous variety of wheat and then cook the pizza in a wood-fired oven.
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Recommended for

Anyone who wants to learn about the most authentic Sicilian cuisine, from field to table, with a focus on wheat cultivation and transformation. This is the ideal experience for those who want to dive into Sicilian gastronomy. The cooking workshop is suitable for both beginners and experts.

Up to 4 participants: 80 EURO / PERSON
From 5 up to 8 participants: 60 EURO / PERSON
From 9 up to 12 participants: 40 EURO / PERSON

What is included

— Guided tour of the farm
— Lunch with seasonal produce from our vegetable garden, locally made cheese and woodfired pizza

What is excluded

— Transportation

Extra upon request

— Overnight stay at Dara Guccione Biofarm. From April until October you will have access to the pool, sauna and boules court
— Massage sessions
— Guided tour of the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento Guided tour of Palermo
— Boat trip in Palermo including an excursion to the grottos, snorkeling and aperitivo
Brother and sister team Valentina and Giovanni Guccione take care of their family farm, DARA GUCCIONE BIOFARM, handed down through generations since the eighteenth century. It was Valentina who, moved by the desire to share the charm of this estate, created a unique rural hospitality system. Her offerings have nature at their core and are perfectly integrated with the farm that her brother Giovanni runs.
all year round, on Saturday and Sunday

Language

italian, english, french

PRICE

40 - 80 EURO / PERSON

Participants

from 4 up to 12 people

PROGRAM

10:30 am — Meeting at Dara Guccione Biofarm in Alia.
11:00 am —Guided tour of the farm and the surrounding wheat fields, cooking workshop and pizza making followed by lunch
4:00 pm — End of the day
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