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Cefalu: Cooking Class in a Sicilian Countryhouse

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4 hours

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From 10:30

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Group 1+

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English, Spanish, Italian, French

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Cefalu: Cooking Class in a Sicilian Countryhouse

What you'll do

Join Patrizia and Giuliana, a dynamic mother-daughter duo and authors of a popular culinary book, for an unforgettable Sicilian cooking experience. Nestled among ancient olive trees, our outdoor kitchen is the perfect setting to learn the art of traditional Sicilian cuisine. Patrizia, not only a skilled cook but also a knowledgeable guide, shares insights into Sicily's rich culture, history, and local traditions. Meanwhile, Giuliana, a world-traveled chef, infuses classic Sicilian recipes with global influences.

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  • Hands-on Cooking Experience: Guests have the opportunity to learn from hosts and cooks Patrizia and Giuliana, a mother-daughter duo, who share their expertise in Sicilian cuisine. Participants actively engage in preparing typical Sicilian dishes, offering a personalised and immersive cooking experience

  • Scenic Outdoor Setting: The cooking session takes place amidst a picturesque landscape, surrounded by giant olive trees with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Aeolian Isles. This unique outdoor ambience enhances the overall experience, allowing guests to connect with nature while enjoying culinary activities

  • Cultural Insights: Patrizia, in addition to being a skilled cook, is also a knowledgeable guide passionate about Sicilian history and local traditions. Guests benefit from her insights as she shares stories and information about Sicily's rich culture, adding depth to the culinary experience

  • Combination of Traditions and Influences: Giuliana, the chef, infuses Sicilian culinary traditions with influences from her travels around the world. This fusion adds a unique twist to the dishes prepared during the cooking session, offering guests a taste of Sicilian cuisine with a global flair

  • Exclusive and Private Experience: The tour is designed for private groups, ensuring a personalized and intimate setting. Guests have the opportunity to interact closely with the hosts, ask questions, and receive individualised attention throughout the cooking session and lunch

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    Duration: Approximately 4 hours
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    Start Time: 10:30 am, 11 am and 5 pm
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    Group Size: 1-15 people
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    Meeting Point: Meet on location
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    Arrival and Welcome
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    Arrive at the picturesque location amidst olive trees and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. Meet your hosts and cooks, Patrizia and Giuliana, a mother-daughter duo known for their culinary expertise and passion for Sicilian cuisine
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    Introduction to Sicilian Cuisine
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    Begin your culinary journey with an introduction to Sicilian cuisine, history, and traditions. Learn about the rich cultural heritage of Sicily from Patrizia, who is not only a skilled cook but also a knowledgeable guide
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    Hands-On Cooking Session
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    Under the guidance of Patrizia and Giuliana, roll up your sleeves and prepare typical Sicilian dishes. Work around the table set amidst the olive trees, soaking in the natural beauty and serenity of the surroundings
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    Lunch with a View
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    After the cooking session, savour the fruits of your labour with a delicious lunch overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy the panoramic views of the sea and the Aeolian Isles while indulging in Sicilian flavours and aromas
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    Complete Sensorial Experience
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    Immerse yourself in a complete sensorial experience, blending good food, fine wines, nature, history, and local traditions. Engage in conversations with your hosts, exchanging stories and insights about Sicilian culture and cuisine
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    Conclusion and Farewell
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    Bid farewell to Patrizia and Giuliana.Depart from the enchanting setting, carrying with you cherished memories of Sicilian hospitality and gastronomy

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What's Included

  • Expert guidance and instruction from hosts

  • Hands-on cooking session preparing typical Sicilian dishes

  • Lunch overlooking the Mediterranean Sea

  • Complete sensorial experience blending food, wines, nature, history, and local traditions

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What's not included

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Transport

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Meeting Points

  • The meeting point is Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 51 (51 Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, ME Reitano, Sicilia, 98070

  • Kindly ensure you are at your meeting point 10-15 minutes before the departure time

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Important Information

  • The tour runs rain or shine

  • Under 18? You can't consume alcohol, but delightful non-alcoholic options are available

  • Special dietary requirements or allergies? Let us know when booking

  • The tour will commence promptly at 10:30 am, 11 am or 5 pm. We kindly request that all participants arrive on time, as we are unable to accommodate late arrivals. Please be aware that refunds will not be possible in such instances

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times

Infants must not sit on laps

Wheelchair accessible

Not wheelchair accessible


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Cancellation policy

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.

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