Become a chef and learn to make pizza and the traditional Sicilian dessert, cannolo. Feast on your creations and enjoy a dining experience in a beautiful Sicilian garden.
What to Expect
Learning to make pizza and cannolo like an Italian is a great way to have fun, make friends, and learn a new skill that won't fail to impress your friends and family when you get home. Thanks to the tour you can now enjoy this very Italian activity first hand. What's more, it's topped off with a relaxing dinner that you will enjoy along with a few other selected guests who all share a love for the most famous of Italy's products - pizza!
The tour leader will be waiting for you at the office to start the tour. After wandering through the narrow streets of the historic center of Taormina you will stop off in Piazza IX Aprile to admire the view. From there head to an ancient villa dating back to the 600's. Built in typical local stone and immersed among the trees, it is one of the most renowned restaurants in Taormina today. In this beautiful setting a professional “pizzaiolo” (pizza chef) will be waiting to give you an introduction to the history of pizza and an explanation of the various types of dough, flour, raising agents, and the characteristics of Sicilian pizza.
You will learn how to make pizza dough, the tricks of the trade, how to make a light and tasty tomato sauce, and how to use various types of toppings before proceeding to the oven where you can cook your own favorite pizza! After pizza comes cannolo, a traditional Sicilian dessert served at home with the family and particularly for special occasions. You will learn about the best local ingredients such as ricotta cheese, and the cooking techniques which will result in making the best cannolo! This pizza and cannolo dinner also has one very Sicilian added ingredient - the chance to make friends with travelers from all over the world. This activity is strongly recommended for families who want to teach their children all about Sicilian culture and traditions. A simple, fun, and engaging experience that they will remember forever.
- Accompanied tour from the center of Taormina to the pizzeria
- Pizza and cannolo making class
- All the necessary ingredients, kitchen utensils, and aprons provided
- Water and soft drinks during the activity: 1/2 Lt mineral water, 1 bottle of beer or 1/4 Lt local wine
- Pizza and cannolo meal, drinks included
What's Not Included
- Extra drinks and personal expenses
Know Before You Go
Vegetarian pizzas are available on request at the time of booking.
Please nofity if there are any food intolerances or allergies in advance.
This tour includes a short walking part. Please notify if there are any special needs or impaired mobility
Only in English to enhance the quality of the experience
Clients are required to be at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.