Do you want to learn to cook Sicilian? This is your chance!
Always wanted to do a real Italian cooking course? This is your chance to participate in one of the best cooking courses in Sicily! During this cooking course you will prepare 3 different typical local dishes, which you will of course eat afterwards! The Sicilian cooking class is taught by local moms or by the professional real Sicilian chef. Would you like to learn the secrets of Sicilian cuisine?
What will you do during the Sicilian cooking class – Cooking class?
You will be welcomed by the local moms or the professional cook. Together with them you will first go into the garden in search of local fresh vegetables. This is the first ingredient for the Sicilian cooking class. Then you will receive 3 recipes that you will make during this workshop. The ingredients may vary based on availability and season. But as a base, fresh real ingredients will always be used.
The 3 recipes of the Sicilian cooking course
- Arancino al finocchietto con pesto di pomodori pecchi e tuma
The moms show you the preparation of this typical Sicilian dish. It starts with cooking the rice, after which, together with the moms, you will try to make a Sicilian arancino yourself!
- Maccheroni al sugo di suino nero di Nebrodi
Next up is fresh, local pasta. The moms demonstrate the technique and dosage to make the Sicilian pasta themselves. A kind of knitting needles are used for rolling the pasta.
- Tortelle ricotta e pistacchio
You will then receive the proper supplies for making the dessert. And of course the moms again explain how to make this Sicilian dessert.
After helping and making the above dishes, it’s time to enjoy. Together, we’ll go to the table and taste the dishes. With the meal you will be served a delicious Etna DOC wine. You also get water (with and without soda) and a dessert wine!
The whole experience takes about 3 hours.
Certificate of participation
Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate by the moms or professional Sicilian chef. Photos will also be taken as a souvenir. You get to keep the apron you receive at the beginning of the cooking class!
Instruction and languages
The cooking course can be given in the following languages:
Please indicate your language preference with your request!
Price & availability
The price of the Sicily cooking course depends on the number of participants. The advice is to request the cooking course as early as possible, but certainly at least 3 days in advance. This way a good preparation is possible! In case of a last minute request, unfortunately we cannot guarantee availability.
- € 75,00 per person (4-7 participants)
- € 70.00 per person (8-12 participants)
The cooking course is also possible with less than 4 participants. In that case the minimum rate of € 300,00 applies. This amount will then be divided between the participants.
Please indicate in your request which days you can, so we can look for the best available day!
✓ Walk in the garden for fresh ingredients
✓ 3 Local Sicilian recipes
✓ Guidance by Sicilian moms or a professional Sicilian chef
✓ Cooking & eating the homemade dishes
✓ Wine & water while eating
✓ Cooking apron
✓ Pictures to remember
X Tipping for the cook/moms (not required)
For this special experience, full=full! Please note that the Sicily cooking class is fully booked very quickly. So book well in advance, so you can enjoy these delicious Sicilian dishes back home from your vacation!
Location & times Sicilian Cooking Class
The Sicily cooking class is in the town of Rovitello – Castiglione di Sicilia. This is about 30 km from Taormina and 48 km from Catania.
Sicilian Cooking Class Taormina
The cooking class is about 30 km from Taormina. Depending on the day and the period of the year, you need to calcolate around 40 minutes driving time to get to the Sicilian Cooking Class.
Sicilian Cooking Class Catania
The cooking class is about 48 km from Taormina. Depending on the day and the period of the year, you need to calcolate around 1 hour or 1 hour and 10 minutes driving time to get to the Sicilian Cooking Class.
Availability & time
The cooking class can be held at 2 different times. This is always based on availability. Of course you can indicate your preference with your request.
- From 10.30 – 14.00 approximately (including lunch)
- From 16.00 – 19.30 approximately (including dinner)
The cooking course is suitable for adults only. Thus, there is a minimum age of 18.
Languages spoken by guides