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Sicilian menu with cooking demo

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Duration 2h 30m

Max 5 guests

Spoken languages:  Italian and English

4-course Italian menu with cooking demo

Your menu
  • Catanese-style Caponata
  • Local cold cuts and cheeses
  • Cavatelli (homemade pasta) with tomato and basil
  • Blancmange with almond milk

My cuisine is inspired by the typical recipes of Sicily, particularly those rooted in the rich Catanese tradition. The dishes I serve my guests are made with seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients found at the historic markets of Catania. I carefully select local cured meats and cheeses for appetizers.

I take pride in crafting fresh homemade pasta in traditional Sicilian styles: cavatelli, busiate, and macaroni, all dressed with a refreshing tomato and basil sauce. My signature dish is the Catanese-style Caponata. For dessert, I love treating my guests to almond milk blancmange, a delightful way to conclude our culinary journey together.

14 reviews
Marilu and her husband were so welcoming, patient and friendly! We could not have had a better, more fun experience and the food was so delicious. This was a highlight on our Catania trip for sure, and I would recommend it to everyone visiting!
Fabi - September 2023
If we could give you 10 stars we would. Marilu and her husband were amazing hosts. We felt very welcome in their home, the cooking class was interactive and friendly. We made 2 different pasta dishes and Tiramisu, everything was delicious. Thankyou very much , we will absolutely reccomend you to our family and friends in Canada 🇨🇦 and in England 🇬🇧 Thankyou
Pamela O'Connell  - August 2023
Had the most wonderful time learning how to make traditional Sicilian dishes. Perfect mother/daughter excursion!
Denise & Mya - August 2023
This was one of the best experiences we’ve ever had on holiday. Marilu and her husband Vincenzo were such delightful hosts and very brave to allow us to cook in their beautiful home. The Pasta dishes were exceptional but the Tiramisu was the piste de resistance. If we could have given it 10 stars we would have
Les & Jay - August 2023
This was an amazing experience, great fun and learned a lot about pasta making Tiramisu. Thank you Marilu .
Dan O'Connell  - August 2023

€85.00 per guest

€42.50 per child

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Cesarina from 2022Location: Catania    Languages: Italian and English
"The dishes I cook are varied: starting from the Catania arancini, passing through the first and second courses of fresh seasonal fish bought directly in the historic fish market in Catania, but also soups, Sicilian anelletti, and finally the traditional desserts or cassata, almond biscuits , Olivette Di Sant'Agata".
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