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Sicilian Cooking Class in Taormina

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    What to Expect
    Meet up with your host and professional chef near Porta Messina in the historical center of Taormina and begin your day of indulging in the cuisine of Sicily. Walk around the outdoor food market, taking in the various fruits and vegetable and listening to the food sellers yell out their goods for potential buyers. Aide the chef in picking out ingredients for your meal and discuss what makes the perfect seasonal ingredient for the meal.

    Then walk to nearby restaurant to begin the next phase of the day: cooking. Strap on an apron and get ready to create a delicious meal. Learn about the unique landscape and soil of Sicily that breeds excellent vegetables; that the volcanic soil is the ideal fertile dirt in which to grow veggies. And learn how the waters around Sicily produces some of the most delicious seafood in the Mediterranean.

    Chop vegetables. Make pasta. And sear meat and fish. While the menu changes regularly based on what's in season, expect dishes like Parmigiana di melanzane (baked eggplant, layered with tomato and Parmesan) or pasta al pesto di pistacchi – pasta with a pesto sauce made from pistachio nuts.

    When the cooking is complete, pull up a seat to a table in the restaurant to devour your delicious meal. Wash it down with some locally made wine. The cooking and eating experience finishes after you've eaten and sampled some local wine. Before heading out of the restaurant, receive a certificate that you completed the course.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Corso Umberto, 1, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local multilingual guide
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Water
    • Wine tasting
    • Apron
    • Cooking certificate
    • Cheese and salami tasting at the restaurant
    Exclusions
    • Extra alcoholic beverage
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum numbers of 2 apply.
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    +1
    Absolutely wonderful way to spend a few hours making fresh Sicilian fishes. Giovanni was funny and a wonderful chef and guide. The food we made was delicious. Great for any ages.
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    This was a really fun experience. Our hosts were great fun, lots of delicious food (and wine) consumed. Highly recommended.
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    Response from Traveler57455648382, Guest Relations Manager at Sicilian Cooking Class in Taormina
    Responded 10 Dec 2019
    Hello, that's great! We profusely thank you for sharing your comment. All the best, Guest Relations Manager SAT Group
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    Domenico was so engaging and eager to share his knowledge of Sicilian cuisine. He must have done this many times, but it felt very fresh and lively. Great value for money, making food from scratch, plenty of provided, and caffe, went well over time, did not feel like there was
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    Response from Traveler57455648382, Guest Relations Manager at Sicilian Cooking Class in Taormina
    Responded 17 Oct 2019
    Hi, that's the goal! Making you happy and relaxed. Thanks for sharing! All the very best, Guest Relations Manager SAT Group
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    This was a fantastic experience! Our host was lovely and the class was a delight. We toured the local market to purchase our fresh ingredients, prepared a three-course meal in a relaxed, yet informative way, and enjoyed food and wine with new friends in this garden kitchen. I
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    Response from Traveler57455648382, Guest Relations Manager at Sicilian Cooking Class in Taormina
    Responded 17 Oct 2019
    Hello, what a pleasure, that is our idea of welcoming guests and make them feel happy and relaxed. Thank you a thousand times. Guest Relations Manager SAT Group
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    +1
    One of the best things we did in Sicily!! We started with a visit to the local market guided by Chef Mimmo,where we bought local vegetables and fish for our menu, then spent several hours learning to make fresh pasta, caponata, and a Sicilian fish dish. Mimmo is very
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    About the operator
    By: SAT Group Tours
    519 reviews
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    G7324OUbrianh
    31
    Quality (and tasty) family time in Taormina!
    Had a blast with our 25-year old son & new Catania friends with the Cooking Class Taormina Team! Engaging
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    photo_pilot_dude
    Los Angeles, California
    32
    Awesome experience
    Absolutely wonderful way to spend a few hours making fresh Sicilian fishes. Giovanni was funny and a wonderful
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    funtimes0652
    Brisbane, Australia
    5824
    Amazing temples
    If you're not ruined-out after Pompeii, the Valley of the Temples is worth a visit. Be prepared for a lot of
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    Chris M
    san francisco
    30
    Great exercise.
    If you're in Catania, book a tour of Mt. Etna. It is unforgettable if you're an "outdoors person." I've been up
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    Jeff B
    Bournemouth. UK
    194
    Day trip to mount Etna
    Whilst touring Europe on a year long trip in our motorhome we found ourselves in aTaormina camp site for Euro a
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    paulcliffsmith
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    2914
    Great life time experience not to be missed.
    We debated along with many others on our trip whether we should visit Mount Etna as the cost which varied between
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    babykong
    London, United Kingdom
    16793
    The Day From Hell!
    I don’t drive and using public transport is not a viable option for visiting various sites/cities in Sicily.
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    DMck62
    70
    Really Great! Great fun, great food.
    This was a really fun experience. Our hosts were great fun, lots of delicious food (and wine) consumed. Highly
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    kathyp73413
    High Point, North Carolina
    202
    More Than “Just Pizza”
    My friend and I feel so lucky that we signed up for this class! The entire staff works to make you feel welcome,
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    Dave C
    Dublin, Ireland
    21
    Fantastic experience making yummy pasta & pizza
    Fun and interactive workshop learning how to make macaroni pasta, and later, our own pizzas! Nicely spread out
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    524cristina
    London, United Kingdom
    81
    BEST AMPHITHEATRE
    Another excellent day trip from Taormina Bus Station with SAT. Lovely guide and driver again. The Greek
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    LouAnn K
    California
    4010
    Beautiful islands but issues
    We really loved the islands. They’re worth the trip.. The main con is the boat trip itself. It can be very
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    524cristina
    London, United Kingdom
    81
    Ticked a Wish List
    Well organised full day tour from Taormina. 2 different buses for various languages! Elisabet and driver were
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    Ginette W
    Bloxham, United Kingdom
    110
    Trip to the top
    The guide on the coach from Taomina was fantastic and very informative. The whole trip was well organised and ran
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    chip162
    Oak Park, Illinois
    120117
    A Big Letdown
    Basically, you get TRANSPORTATION ONLY. The so-called "guide" lectures on the bus from Taormina to the port for
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