Make your own Ricotta cheese with the shepherd Core, Experiences Food & Drinks, Workshop


Since ancient times, Sicily has had the custom of preparing ricotta cheese, as it was once a shepherd’s people. Even today, this cheese is still widely used in Sicilian cuisine, think of the delicious Cannoli! Under the guidance of the shepherd you will learn about how to make “ricotta” from the sheep milk to cheese

What will you do

This experience will introduce you to cheesemaking techniques and allow you to make your own Sicilian ricotta cheese.

You will be welcomed by a local farmer and shepherd and then everyone will get down to work to learn how to make the tasty homemade ricotta. The workshop will begin with an explanation of the cheese making process.

You will start making you own homemade ricotta using the genuine sheep’s milk that they produce at the farm and the hot method. You will then enter the operational phase together to learn how to make Sicilian fresh ricotta. 

After enjoying a ricotta cheese production phase with expert shepherd, it will be time to appreciate a special ricotta tasting with some fresh bread all together.

It will be just what you would expect if you had high expectations!

Meeting point

Co-working Space Piazza San Francesco, then you will reach the Cheese farm with the van (about 2 km far from the town).

What is included

  • Ricotta cheese making workshop
  • Ricotta Cheese tasting
  • Van Transfer



Min. – Max number of participants 

Min. 8 – Max. 16 people

Weekly availability

This experience is available from April to October

Booking in advance is required at least 2 weeks before



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