Private Ricotta Course with Tasting in Piazza Armerina

The activity offers an interesting demonstration of the production of Sicilian ricotta by an autochthonous shepherd in a charming farmhouse surrounded by nature not far from the historic centers of Piazza Armerina and Aidone. You will immerse yourself in the unspoiled nature of the Sicilian hinterland to enjoy the colors, smells and flavors of a land linked to its traditions.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Piazza Armerina, Italy
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Cooking Classes




The activity offers an interesting demonstration of the production of Sicilian ricotta by an autochthonous shepherd in a charming farmhouse surrounded by nature not far from the historic centers of Piazza Armerina and Aidone. You will immerse yourself in the unspoiled nature of the Sicilian hinterland to enjoy the colors, smells and flavors of a land linked to its traditions.

The proposed activity is an interesting demonstration of the production of Sicilian ricotta in a charming farmhouse surrounded by nature not far from the historic centers of Piazza Armerina and Aidone. A mustachioed shepherd will show the various processes of the production of ricotta starting from the boiling of the milk from which he will first obtain the cheese and then, adding more milk, he will explain how the ricotta is produced by witnessing the slow double cooking process of the whey to obtain consistency classic that characterizes this dairy product. With attention to detail and patience, the various steps and the importance of the right ingredients will be illustrated. At the end of the demonstration, you will be invited to taste the delicious ricotta accompanied with hot bread (also prepared at home) and local red wine, all served in the eighteenth-century context of the farm. You will immerse yourself in the unspoiled nature of the Sicilian hinterland to enjoy the colors, smells and flavors of a land linked to its traditions. In the afternoon, you can reach the historic center of Piazza Armerina or Aidone for a walk through the streets of the center.

Sample Menu

• Hot ricotta and local wine tasting – At the end of the demonstration, you will be invited to taste the delicious ricotta accompanied with hot house bread and local red wine.