Visit a Palermo market to discover the local produce, then use the ingredients you found to concoct a delicious lunch menu that Ornella will teach you how to cook!
About your host, ornella: "I'm from Tuscany but I've been living in Sicily for more than 20 years. I love traveling and food, especially Lebanese cuisine that I learned from skilled women in Beirut. I like strong spices and flavors, I prefer seasonal products and I love getting to know producers and breeders."
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The secrets of the Mediterranean cuisine
The secrets of good Mediterranean cuisine
We will together to the market of small Sicilian producers, we will see how ricotta is made and we will discover the flavors of the cheeses, we will buy freshly picked vegetables and pasta from local companies, fresh fish from my trusted fishmonger or meat the master butcher, bread of ancient Sicilian grains. then when we get home we will prepare a good lunch.
together we will prepare lunch with fresh seasonal vegetables that we will find at the market, cooked in the Sicilian tradition
Pumpkin, Sicilian broccoli, cabbage, wild herbs in winter; courgettes tomatoes, aubergines, peppers in the summer, these will be our ingredients for our first courses, with the addition of meat or fish or cheese. Our dishes will be born spontaneously with what we find most fresh and natural.