A famiata: the ancient art of Sicilian peasant bread

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A famiata: the ancient art of Sicilian peasant bread. Things to do in Montaperto
A famiata: the ancient art of Sicilian peasant bread. Things to do in Montaperto
A famiata: the ancient art of Sicilian peasant bread. Things to do in Montaperto
A famiata: the ancient art of Sicilian peasant bread. Things to do in Montaperto
A famiata: the ancient art of Sicilian peasant bread. Things to do in Montaperto
A famiata: the ancient art of Sicilian peasant bread. Things to do in Montaperto

A famiata: the ancient art of Sicilian peasant bread

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Activity offered by
Giuseppe S.
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ENG - ITA - FRA
Amateur

Activity details
Walking only
Tasting
Info time 4.0h
Info people min/max 4/15 People
Channels

Activity description

Our housekeepers, custodians of ancient secrets of baking, after explaining the function of some basic tools like maidda, u scanaturi, the tavula p'u pani 'or lettu, u crivu etc ... give a lecture, with the possibility of testing of our guests, about the mix ingredients and composition of bread forms. On the other hand, our master baker, will proceed to the explanation of famiata ( heating) focusing attention to wood to use, the use of the almond shells, to the color characteristics of the oven which comes to right temperature, to scupuliata (elimination of hot coals through a wet rush broom) and, finally, to the bread batch. Before the bread is bake the guests begin the tasting of the so-called pastacotta or focaccia that the farmers usually made to test the temperature of the oven. Once cooked, the bread will be seasoned trought salt,extra virgin olive oil, pepper and grated pecorino cheese; all it accompanied by an excellent local wine and mineral water. The guest should do this experience with me because it is from twenty years that my family hosts to people to attend the famiata * *. Knowledge, good food and conviviality are the keywords that we always keep in mind.

Inclusions
  • Bread tasting
  • Demonstration of the techniques for kneading, making bread shapes, heating the wood-burning oven
Exclusions
  • Bus Tickets
  • Transport costs to Montaperto
  • Any cost for accommodation in Montaperto


Ideal for
Lifestyle: Rocker
Rocker
Lifestyle: Excursionist
Excursionist
Lifestyle: Food Lover
Food Lover
Lifestyle: Intellectual
Intellectual
Lifestyle: Rural Lover
Rural Lover
Lifestyle: Responsible
Responsible

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36€ /p.p.

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