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Sicilian breakfastSICILIAN PASTRY

Cuisine, as the art of preparing and eating food, is linked to the history, tradition and culture of a specific nation and territory.

It is interesting to discover how food, every typical dish, actually has precious connections with the past, mythology and religion.

Sicily is an island rich in history and tradition. The Sicans, Sicilians, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Germanics, French, and the Spaniards: they have all left something to the spirit of this extraordinary island, the largest in the Mediterranean, also influencing its gastronomic tradition including confectionery.

Sicilian pastry is born from the union of very different traditions that influenced it in the past and make it one of the most admired in the world today.

It is a mixture of rural tradition, of monastic and Arab pastry. What sets it apart most is creativity.

The use of simple ingredients leads to the creation of true masterpieces.

Along with bakery products, Sicilian pastry is a unique gastronomic combination in terms of variety and quality.


This experience dedicated to the sense of taste is not only meant to be a cooking class but also, and above all, a real moment of cultural study of the Sicilian anthropological tradition.

Our skillful chef will reveal the origins and history of each recipe to the participants.

Particular attention will be paid to the description of the raw materials used, such as ricotta and durum wheat semolina. All products used are of local origin.

Guided by our expert chef, you will create traditional Sicilian pastry and discover the history and taste of cassata and cannoli.

Together with our expert pastry chef, you will reinterpret the recipes with a modern twist and discover their secrets.

The Sicilian pastry cooking class also includes the tasting of a passito wine from Firriato.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn the history and tradition of Sicilian pastry as well as the distinctive elements of this type of cuisine.


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The offer includes:

  • Sicilian pastry cooking class
  • Tasting of the prepared desserts
  • Tasting of a good glass of passito wine from Firriato

The experience is offered in English. For other languages please contact

Transportation and transfers not included.

Important: the experience is for entertainment purposes only and does not represent a professional course. The certificate is a reminder of participation and can not in any way replace an official certification.


WHERE: Sicily – Castiglione di Sicilia, Catania
The meeting point will be confirmed at the time of booking.

WHEN: every day

TIME: to be arranged – about 2,5 hours

The experience is offered for up to 15 people. In case of groups, please contact .

Comfortable clothing is recommended.

For special needs or food intolerances please contact

The images are examples of the proposed activity.

The tour should normally be booked at least a week in advance.

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