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Cooking Class in a Sicilian Country House

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of the Nebrodi Mountains, our charming country house ‘’Nucidda’’ offers a serene retreat with panoramic views of the Aeolian Isles. Surrounded by ancient olive trees, lush gardens, and vibrant plants, this idyllic setting provides the perfect backdrop for relaxation and rejuvenation. The class takes place outside and under a large century’s old olive tree, an outside kitchen and a big table.  Sit back, chill out and admire the beautiful view over the Aeolian isles and the surrounding mountains.

Owned and operated by mother and daughter duo, Patrizia and Giuliana, our country house embodies the warmth and hospitality of Sicilian culture. With a passion for food and a deep-rooted connection to their land, Patrizia and Giuliana invite guests to immerse themselves in the secrets of true Sicilian cuisine through intimate cooking classes.

Here’s a glimpse of what awaits you at our enchanting retreat:

Breathtaking Views: Relax to the gentle embrace of the morning sun as it illuminates the Aeolian Isles on the horizon. Enjoy your time al fresco on our terrace, overlooking the tranquil beauty of the surrounding countryside.

Rustic Elegance: Our country house exudes rustic charm and elegance, with cozy interiors adorned with traditional Sicilian décor and furnishings. The interior space is thoughtfully designed to provide comfort and tranquility, ensuring a restful stay for our guests.

Cooking Classes: Join Patrizia and Giuliana in their spacious kitchen as they share the time-honored techniques and recipes of Sicilian cuisine passed down through generations. Learn to prepare classic dishes using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, including olive oil from our own groves and herbs from our gardens.

Culinary Delights: Indulge in the flavors of Sicily with a delicious meal prepared by Patrizia and Giuliana themselves. Savour traditional dishes such as caponata, arancini, and pasta alla Norma, accompanied by a glass of fine Sicilian wine.

Exploration and Relaxation: Take a leisurely stroll through our olive groves and gardens, where the scent of citrus blossoms and aromatic herbs fills the air. Lounge by the poolside with a good book, or simply soak in the beauty of nature surrounding you.

Personalized Service: At our country house, every guest is treated like family. Patrizia and Giuliana are dedicated to ensuring that your stay is tailored to your preferences, from arranging guided tours of nearby attractions to organizing private excursions to the Aeolian Isles.

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and discover the true essence of Sicily at our charming country house. Whether you’re seeking a culinary adventure, a romantic getaway, or simply a place to unwind and recharge, we invite you to experience the magic of our tranquil oasis. Book your stay with us today and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Perhaps you’d like to come in the fall and help with the olive harvesting and follow the entire olive oil making process? Just let us know!

Note: You can arrive easily by train to Santo Stefano di Camastra station (1 hour and 15 mins. from Palermo) or by car.  On request we will meet you either at the rail station or straight at Nucidda.

Do you need information? Contact me