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Catania: Traditional Home Cooking Experience with Dinner

1. Catania: Traditional Home Cooking Experience with Dinner

Learn to cook like a real Sicilian in a typical palazzo located in Catania city center and get hands-on help preparing your own lunch or dinner from a friendly cook. Enter the home of your cook and teacher, Claudia, located in the heart of Catania, very close to all historic attractions, pubs, restaurants, cinemas, and theaters. Along with her husband, she has developed a refined menu of Sicilian recipes, using fresh produce and raw materials from the island. During your lesson, discover how to prepare the fish and vegetables bought from the local market and use olive oil produced in Sicily. Prepare a typical four-course meal composed of dishes based on the Sicilian tradition such as tomato and eggplants pasta or anchovies, flan, pasta with zucchini and pistachios, vegetable rolls with orange, and, of course, Panna cotta from the Etna region, all paired with local red wines.

Catania: Private Pasta-Making Class at a Local's Home

2. Catania: Private Pasta-Making Class at a Local's Home

Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruits of your labor accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional pasta recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.

Catania Private Home Cooking Class

3. Catania Private Home Cooking Class

Uncover the secrets of Italian family recipes on your travels, Your guide, or Cesarina will share their wisdom, which has been passed down in their families for generations. Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at your guide's home. Learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine and taste the fruit of your labor accompanied by local wines.  During the lesson, the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic local recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Participants will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that'll stay with you for life.

Catania Market Tour and Home Cooking Class

4. Catania Market Tour and Home Cooking Class

Uncover the secrets of Italian family recipes on your travels, Your guide, or Cesarina will share their wisdom, which has been passed down in their families for generations. Go food shopping like a local with your host, enjoy the distinctive Italian local market and learn how to recognize the best produces from the land.  Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at your guide's home. Learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine and taste the fruit of your labor accompanied by local wines. During the lesson, the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic local recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Participants will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that'll stay with you for life.

Catania Market Tour, Home Cooking Demo and Dinner

5. Catania Market Tour, Home Cooking Demo and Dinner

Uncover the secrets of Italian family recipes on your travels, Your guide, or Cesarina will share their wisdom, which has been passed down in their families for generations. Go food shopping like a local with your host, enjoy the distinctive Italian local market and learn how to recognize the best produces from the land.  Come back to your Cesarina’s home, attend a private cooking demo where your host will share the secret of her family cookbook while finishing one of the dishes in front of you. Sit at an authentic Italian table and enjoy a 4-course seasonal menu including starter, pasta, main course with a side dish, and dessert accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. 

Catania: Market Tour, Cooking Class, and Name Your Recipes

6. Catania: Market Tour, Cooking Class, and Name Your Recipes

Try food shopping at a local market and traditional food shop along with your expert host. See the amazing produce and get inspired about the ingredients you’d love to experiment with. After choosing your ingredients, head back at your host's home in order to create and name two of your very own recipes. Using the 3-5 staple ingredients that captured your imagination, immerse yourself in a private cooking class. With expert guidance, you will learn how to prepare your chosen ingredients and make two of your own Italian creations.   Cultivate your creativity and confidence in the kitchen by adding an Italian flair to your dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.

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What people are saying about Catania

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 17 reviews

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!

We had a great evening with Anna in her kitchen and conjured up delicious Sicilian dishes (caponata, trapani pesto, fresh pasta and tomato salad). The atmosphere was very relaxed and easygoing. Anna told us a lot about the food in Sicily, gave us tips for trips and we learned a few words of Italian. Anna was a great hostess. PS The address on the voucher is incorrect. Luckily Anna texted us in advance and we ended up at the right address.

Anna was a wonderful host, who made us feel at home. We made several dishes, in a very relaxed manner, with the freshest of ingredients. Anna’s conversation was also enjoyable. We learnt several new recipes. Delicious! Highly recommended.

Anna was perfect to introduce the simple but delicious home cooking from Sicily. We really enjoyed our evening

Anna hosted us in her home. She was wonderful! She provided a great experience