Stirring Sicily: Cooking in Sicily 2023

Stirring-Postcard-CollageWednesday, September 20 to Wednesday, September 27, 2023

8 days, 7 nights

Delight in hands-on cooking classes, wine tastings of Sicily’s outstanding vintages, and interaction with locals. You’ll learn time-tested recipes of traditional Sicilian dishes while relishing the beauty and enchantment of central and western Sicily’s UNESCO sites and hidden communities. We’ll savor moments in Palermo’s vibrant markets, among the trees at an organic olive farm, with singing sheep at a family-run dairy (mmm… fresh ricotta!), and by getting our hands in the dough with home-schooled mammas and trained chefs. Co-hosted by chef Antonino Elia of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, you’ll be entertained while having the peace of mind that we’ve taken care of all the details. 

Cooking in Sicily: Stirring Sicily Highlights

  • Delight in hands-on cooking classes of time-tested Sicilian dishes with home-schooled mammas and trained chefs
  • Drink in the winemaking process among the vines at a sun-kissed vineyard in the Alcamo wine region
  • Be enchanted by UNESCO sites Valley of the Temples and Palermo’s Arab-Norman patrimony
  • Feel the wind in your hair on the Tyrrhenian Sea during a breathtaking boat excursion
  • Sing with the fish mongers’ choruses heard in Palermo’s vibrant markets
  • Savor the ambrosia of a family-run sheep farm and barbecue freshly made sausage in the forest
  • Laugh with the locals of Western Sicily and your fellow travelers
  • Enjoy peace of mind because we’ve taken care of all the details
“A beautiful and varied experience. Allison is full of knowledge and fun and helped bond our group into a family. She connected us with the best guides and chefs who shared their expertise with enthusiasm. We tasted and cooked traditional foods specific to this area and street foods. And we celebrated Sicily as friends. Grazie Allison!”

~ Ann, Pennsylvania | Participant Stirring Sicily Tour 2022

“Our accommodations were pleasant and therefore a significant factor making the home base before and after our busy days. The fact that we had Chef Nino and Chef Giuseppe traveling with us was an authentic reminder we were experiencing food as well as the beautiful landscape. We really did Stir and taste Sicily. Our group was especially interested and interesting. We became family, keeping the spirit up daily!

~ Kate from Brooklyn, New York | Participant in Stirring Sicily 2019

Watch our video to learn more about Stirring Sicily:

(Please note, we apologize for any confusion. The video contains our 2020 dates. 2023 dates are listed on this page.)

Inhale the terroir of the Mediterranean through its recipes and wines when you cook with us in Sicily! 

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