A Taste of Sicilian Summer – Orange Salad Recipe

The orange salad is a typical salad of Sicilian cuisine. The dish is hugely popular amongst our guests on our cooking holidays in Sicily. No wonder! Using oranges as its main ingredient, it serves as a wonderful refreshment during the warm summer days or lets you dream about warmer days during cold winter evenings. The best thing, this salad is quick and very easy to prepare – try it yourself this weekend!

  • Serves: 4
  • Preparation Time: 10 mins


  • 4 Oranges
  • 2 Fennels
  • 16 Black olives
  • 1 Green onion
  • Olive oil, salt and pepper


  1. Peel the oranges, cut them in two halves and then slice finely.

  2. Wash the fennel in some cool water and cut them into fine slices, much to the same size as the oranges.

  3. Slice some green onions and add to the salad. Stir all the ingredients together and place into a salad bowl.

  4. Dress with some good quality olive oil and black olives and season with salt and pepper.

Why not taste the flavours of Sicily for yourself this year? Our cooking holidays offer you the perfect opportunity to cook more authentic regional food on the breathtaking island of Sicily and enjoy some (much needed) Sicilian sunshine! Check our next departures here or contact a member of our lovely travel team today.

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