Scicli Food & Wine Experiences with Strazzanti 2022

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Scicli, Food & Wine Tour with cooking class, lunch & wine 2022

Join Emilia, to experience the historic town of Scicli just like the local’s do. 

Emilia, has recently left London to come back to her Sicilian roots & heritage where she now lives in the historic town of Scicli. Emilia with her expertise in the food & wine industry will take you to the best places for food and wine so you can experience Scicli just like the local Sciclitani do.

Monday – Saturday
Timing From 10am – 15:00 

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The Experience

Location: Scicli, Southeast Sicily
Price: £65 or €75 per person (max 4 people)

10:00 – Meet & Greet with a Coffee in Piazza Italia

10:15 – Watch how to make the classic “Cialde” the sweet shell for Cannoli Siciliani

10:45 – A stroll through the historic center to the local Bakery to select your bread for lunch

11:15 – Visit the local Enoteca to introduce you to some incredible Biodynamic Sicilian wines

11:45 – Arrival to a traditional Sicilian Dammuso home, just like where Emilia’s Nonni lived

12:00 – Fresh pasta making using Sicilian ancient grain semola rimachinata flour

13:00 – Lunch

15:00 – Free time to experience Scicli

Example Menu

A selection of Strazzanti signature stuzzichini with a Sicilian Spritz and local cheese & honey.

Cooking the handmade pasta that you make in the class Emilia will prepare the pasta dish  with one of her Nonna’s signature sauces, all served with a perfectly paired Sicilian wine.

The fresh cannoli you saw being prepared, you will fill and decorate your own with fresh ricotta cheese and Strazzanti’s Sicilian sweet nut spreads (the adult version of Nutella).

*please let us know of any dietaries in advance e.g. gluten free, vegetarian 

All ingredients and wine used in the experience are all local and the highest superior quality.

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About Emilia Strazzanti

Born in the UK, her passion for food started at just 10 years old when she began experimenting with her Neapolitan and Sicilian grandparents. Driven by this passion, Emilia trained in the UK  Professional Food Cookery at the young age of 16 and later went on to study Hospitality Management and Business Development.

Emilia now has over 18 years of experience working in hospitality.

She first travelled to Paris, working in iconic restaurants and 5 star hotels Le Maurice, 3 Michelin stars. Then to Milan to the 5 star Principe di Savoia hotel. Emilia worked for the Planeta family at their boutique hotel in Sicily and one of Sicily’s most prominent Michelin starred chefs, Accursio Craparo before returning to London to lead one of  London’s top fresh pastificio.

During her time in Sicily Emilia was captivated by the island’s ingredients and their history and the desire to continue forward the legacy and heritage of her…. Continue reading more here 

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