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Together with the Ancient Greek and Baroque beauties, Ortigia historic food market is a must-visit place when you travel to Syracuse.
This market takes place every morning (except Sunday) and is characterized by the evocative and lively atmosphere of the Italian markets. Vendors shouting and gesticulating, fascinating colors, the smell of fresh produce, the catch of the day and local herbs, everything is so authentic and alive.
Do not forget to try the juicy tomatoes, cheese with chili peppers, seasoned olives, bright red chili peppers. . . all at remarkably affordable prices.
The best way to experience the food market is with a local, as they can teach you exactly how the city’s inhabitants shop every day. You’ll soon understand why Italy’s food markets are so important to our culture!
Italy has a vast and varied culinary heritage, and our local hosts are proud to share its hidden secrets.
You'll visit the local market with your Cesarina host, who will teach you all about how to select the best ingredients with the seasons.
Then, you'll return to their home to enjoy an Italian Aperitivo and to cook a traditional feast together.You'll learn how to make Bruschetta (/bruˈsketə/) and to pick up a selection of your host's signature recipes, straight from their family cookbooks.
After the class, you will enjoy everything you've prepared with local wines.
This experience is the perfect choice if you want to encounter the real Italian regional gastronomy through genuine connections, food and friendship.