mozzarella with fresh tomatoes

grilled peppers and onions

homemade tagliatelle

baking bread in traditional wood oven

freshly picked wild asparagus

street vendor with fresh fruit and vegetable in Cefalù

wild greens collected in the Madonie mountains

chillies left to dry

music in the pizza in the village of Sant'Ambrogio

1/2 Day Cooking Course

During the cooking course Mimmo will explain how Sicilian food evolved through local traditions, culture and customs.  


An opportunity also to visit Mimmo's cellar where you can taste his superb organic homemade wine.  Mimmo will also explain the traditional method of wine making that has been passed down to him from generations.   


The duration of the course is approximately 4 to 5 hours which includes a meal with wine.


Learn to prepare and cook a complete Sicilian meal which includes:


Antipasti - entrée

Primo - first course probably of pasta

Secondo - main course

Dolci - dessert


The course commences at 10.30 and finishes around 14.30-15.00 (approx.) it will be held in Mimmo's kitchen in the village of Sant'Ambrogio.



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Cost:    Euro 90 per person


Group size:  minimum of 2 people


The cooking course includes:

  • Hands-on cooking course
  • Lunch or dinner including wine
  • Wine tasting at Mimmo's cellar 
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The cooking course will be hosted by Mimmo Zito

Mimmo Zito  grew up in the heart of Palermo, around the famous Vucciria street more