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Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour in Taormina

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Taormina, Italy
Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour in Taormina

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icon5 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Sicilian cuisine is renowned as some of the best in Italy and this 5-hour cooking class is the perfect introduction. Shop for ingredients at Taormina Market, learn to make traditional Sicilian dishes like fresh pasta and Caponata, then sit down to enjoy a delicious homemade lunch, accompanied by Sicilian wine.
  • 5-hour Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour in Taormina
  • Shop for fresh ingredients and local delicacies at Taormina Market
  • Create an array of typical Sicilian dishes under the guidance of a professional chef
  • Learn to make fresh pasta and local specialties such as Caponata
  • Tuck into a delicious homemade lunch accompanied by Sicilian wines
  • No experience necessary: full instruction provided
  • This is a Shared tour
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Starter
Traditions & Culture
Starters change every month .All is made with fresh product and prepared seasonal.
Main
Pasta
Main course change every month . Dishes are made with fresh product and prepared seasonal.
Second course - Meat or fish
Second course change every month . Dishes are made with fresh product and prepared seasonal.
Dessert
Sicilian Dessert
Desserts change every month . Dishes are made with fresh product and prepared seasonal.
Sicilian cooking class
Guided market visit
All necessary ingredients and utensils
Printed recipes and certificate of participation
Lunch
Transportation to/from attractions
Taormina , Taormina, Taormina, Province of Messina, Sicily

10:00 am at Porta Messina arch in Taormina

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Noema Viaggi Srl
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour in Taormina?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour in Taormina?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour in Taormina.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour in Taormina?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour in Taormina.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour in Taormina?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour in Taormina.

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star-5
Loved it
Sue_h
, May 2022
Wonderful experience. Actually took the pizza class the next day too. Loved the salt crusted fish and learned how to debone a fish after cooked!!
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cooking with friends!
Rob J
, Oct 2019
cooking class was well organized and participated in making 7 different dishes----mainly fish. it was fun and delicious. the chef (Joe) and his staff were wonderful. very friendly and wanted everyone to enjoy the hands on class. loved it.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Dear Rob J Thank you for review from all the sicilyexcursions.com team. The cooking class it is a very fun experience where you really learn to cook some typical sicilian recepies. We hope to have you again as our guest in your next trip to Sicily. Kind regards P.Lombardo The owner
star-5
Lots of fun and hands on!
Patricia_T
, Sep 2019
My husband and I took the class in Sicilian cooking last week(9/18/19), and not only was it fun, we learned a lot! There were also folks there doing a cannoli class, and a pizza class, but we made typical(delicious!) Sicilian dishes, not just watching, but actually doing the recipes; then we feasted on them(go hungry!). Highly recommend!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Dear Patty6349 Thank you for your review from all the sicilyexcursions.com team; the Sicilian cooking class is a very peculiar experience among all our tours. As you said it not only gives the opportunity to eat typical Sicilian dishes but also to learn how to do it once you get back home. We are very pleased that you and your husband had a great time. Hope to have you again as our guest in your next trip to Sicily. Kind regards P.Lombardo The owner
star-5
I would highly recommend this...
Peter O
, Sep 2017
I would highly recommend this experience. Chef Massimo was so full of enthusiasm, the time just flew by. The day started with a visit to the local market where Chef Massimo explained about the local produce, including fresh fish, meat and vegetables. With produce purchased we moved on to a local restaurant and kitchen set with wonderful views over the bay. We started making pasta and then rolled it into macaroni. Then chopped and cooked vegetables to make caponata, moved onto a fantastic cauliflower dish, then meatballs in lemon leafs, then fish. All of the cooking was explained well and Chef Massimo put you at ease and guided you through each process. With the cooking complete we then sat down to eat the food we had prepared. It was wonderful and with copious amounts of wine, Chef Massimo joined us to entertain us with stories of friends, family and life. We could have sat there all day! I'm so glad we decided to do this, it was a day I will always remember with fondness. Chef Massimo is Sicily's answer to Jamie Oliver and I can't wait for the book!
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Masai I gave a wonderful and...
patricia_w
, Jun 2017
Masai I gave a wonderful and informative tour around the local market which proved really usefu two days later when a frstaurant tried to pass off two day old fish as fresh!!! The pasta making was fun and gave us all a good work out. The end result was a great lunch with wine and good friends. A definite tour if you are a novice cook and want to try something a little different - I'd love a two day class it waould be fun and really useful.
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Chef Massimo was so much fun! He...
Manette_M
, Sep 2016
Chef Massimo was so much fun! He was relaxed and engaging while keeping all the participants on task. We cooked a lovely lunch with his instruction. He also gave us recommendations for restaurants that serve seasonal and local foods. Even if you're not an enthusiastic home cook, you will highly enjoy this class.

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