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From Castellammare del Golfo: Caciocavallo Palermitano, Caciotta and Ricotta Cheese Production

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From Castellammare del Golfo: Caciocavallo Palermitano, Caciotta and Ricotta Cheese Production

What you'll do

Enjoy the flavours of Castellammare del Golfo: Authentic production of Caciocavallo Palermitano, Caciotta, and Ricotta Cheese from a local herd of Cinistera Cows. Experience the essence of traditional cheese-making in Sicily! #SicilianCheese #CastellammareCheese #LocalCheese.

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Embark on a delightful Food Tour and unveil the exquisite gastronomic gems of Castellamare del Golfo. Immerse yourself in this charming Sicilian town, known for its rich culinary heritage and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. Indulge in the finest local delicacies, from freshly caught seafood to authentic Sicilian pastries. Discover the secrets behind the esteemed Slow Food praesidium and taste the flavours rooted in centuries-old traditions. Prepare to be captivated by the vibrant colours, aromatic scents, and unforgettable culinary experiences that await you in Castellamare del Golfo.

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    In this fascinating multi-sensory experience, you can delve into the intricate world of cheese production from the "Cinisara cow," a Slow Food Praesidium. This prestigious breed contributes to the creation of exceptional dairy products such as Caciocavallo Palermitano, fresh Caciotta, and Ricotta.
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    The Caciocavallo Palermitano showcases the remarkable characteristics of the cinisara cow's milk, which is scarce in quantity yet abundant in fat content and aromatic essences derived from the distinctive forage found in the local scrubland. The pasta filata caci ages gracefully in cool, natural environments, carefully placed on wooden boards. After a year of meticulous maturation, the caciocavallo exhibits captivating aromas of citrus, sage, and dry hay, captivating the olfactory senses. On the palate, it mesmerizes with a persuasive and enduring taste, culminating with a subtle hint of spice that lingers.
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    Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of cheese, where every minute detail contributes to the creation of these extraordinary flavours. Delight in the rich tapestry of diverse natural environments, where the cinisara cow thrives on the unique blend of wild herbs and vegetation, ensuring quality like no other. Witness the meticulous craftsmanship involved, as seasoned artisans skillfully mould, age, and refine each cheese, infusing them with their distinctive charm. It's an experience that will leave you awe-inspired and craving for more, as you uncover the secrets behind these cheese masterpieces and discover the true essence of gastronomic delight.
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    Please note this description is an example of foods you might taste and will vary depending on the season, day of the week, and group size.
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    Upon completion of your tour, you'll be able to purchase produce directly from the source. If you're interested.

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What's not included

Although not compulsory, our team of tour guides would deeply appreciate gratuities and tips as a display of gratitude for the exceptional service they provide.

Pick up and drop off at your hotel is not included as we meet at a fixed location.

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Meeting Points

Meeting point will be shred once your booking is confirmed.

Please ensure you are punctual and reach the meeting point 10-15 minutes before the departure time.

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Important Information

  • The experience includes food, drinks, and wine tastings as outlined in the itinerary

  • Additional orders placed during the experience must be paid for by the individual who orders them. If unsure, the guide will be happy to assist

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended as there is some walking involved during your experience

  • If you're under the age of 18, unfortunately, you cannot consume alcohol. However, there are plenty of delicious non-alcoholic options available 

  • Your experience can be conducted in English

  • The experience lasts 4 hours starting at your preferred start time

  • We take pride in offering a collection of mouth-watering delicacies catering to diverse palates. If you have special dietary requirements or allergies please let us know at the time of booking

  • Your experience will be led by an expert guide, who is local and has a passion for sharing extensive knowledge about Italian food and wine, history, and culture


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