Workshop or class

Catania: Traditional Home Cooking Experience with Dinner

Workshop or class

Catania: Traditional Home Cooking Experience with Dinner

Activity provider: Timonfaya Travel Lanzarote

From US$ 103.60 per person

Learn to cook a traditional home-cooked meal at a hands-on cooking class in a palazzo in central Catania. Immerse yourself in authentic Sicilian cuisine as you prepare your own dinner composed of local specialties.

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Duration 3 hours
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English, Italian
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Learn to cook like a local in Catania
  • Discover Sicilian culinary traditions
  • Enjoy a hands-on cooking experience
  • Savor the rewards of your efforts at the end of your lesson
Full description

Learn to cook like a Sicilian with a local chef in a typical historic villa in the city center of Catania. Get hands-on help preparing your own mouth-watering lunch or dinner. Meet your host who also an art expert who will tell you curious stories about the history of Catania and the beautiful places you can visit in Sicily. Enter the home of your cook and teacher and learn traditional Sicilian recipes.

Roll up your sleeves and learn how to use fresh ingredients and local productions from the island. Prepare a typical 3-course meal (starter, main course and dessert), homemade pasta, and a typical Sicilian dessert, Biancomangiare (pudding).

Sit down to your meal paired with wine and water in a relaxed setting with your host.

  • 3-course dinner
  • Cooking class
  • Wine
  • Water
  • Coffee
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Ring the bell at Vignolo at the provided address.

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 26 reviews

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    Angela was very welcoming into her beautiful apartment. We learnt confidently how to make delicious bruschetta tortalloni and ravioli including chef’s secret and as if that wasn’t enough, we lernt the delights of canolimisu (if I‘m spelling that right) we wanted for nothing

    March 31, 2023

    My wife and I just got done with the class this evening and we loved it!! Our host was so kind and invited us into her flat, led us in preparing a wonderful meal with items from the local market, and engaged us with great conversation. We learned about Sicily and cooking all at once! The only trouble we had was the address GYG has is incorrect. A last-minute email from GYG fortunately came through and we walked (only 300m) to the correct address. Thanks so much for hosting us!

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    March 31, 2023

    Anna is personable and shares many tips about cooking with traditional Sicilian products and techniques. She speaks English well, and is very kind. This is a hands-on experience which will encourage you to make your own pasta or pizza! The price is a good value.

    March 31, 2023

    Product ID: 337431