THE STORY OF TUMMINIA
Duration: 2 hours
When the Ancient Greeks inhabited Sicily, they found an abundance of towering tumminia plants and discovered that these grains could be used for delicious and healthy foods.
Today, tumminia remains a staple of the Sicilian diet and an integral part of many baked goods. Embark on a fascinating journey to discover what it is about this ancient grain that makes it so revered.
Make your way to Mugnaia Caterina's mill in the centre of Sciacca to learn all about how tumminia is cultivated. Here, you can help grind it down under the guidance of Mugnaia herself, our local expert. Combine the freshly ground flour with rich cocoa and make your very own biscuits called 'tummicao'.