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Private cooking class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Messina

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Messina, Italy
Private cooking class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Messina

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Learn the secrets of Sicilian cuisine—and cook with a Messina local in their own home—when you sign up for this immersive, private cooking class. Pick between morning and afternoon class times to best suit your schedule. You’ll be cooking alongside a Cesarina; a local ambassador of Italian cuisine that has been carefully vetted and is part of a national network. Enjoy an authentic experience, prepare several gourmet dishes, and sit down to enjoy your meal (with local wine on the side).
  • Learn how to cook refined Sicilian dishes in the company of a local chef
  • Discover the secrets of Sicilian cuisine from a vetted Cesarina member
  • A private class offers a relaxed and intimate experience
  • Enjoy your multi-course meal at the end of class, plus local wine
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Seasonal starter
Fresh Pasta
Sample pasta dishes: Pasta with sardines or "Pasta ‘ncaciata" - baked pasta or Pasta with cauliflower 'alla messinese'
Sicilian dessert
Sample dessert dish: Cannoli siciliani or Cassata or N’zuddi biscuits or Tiramisu or similar typical desserts
Local taxes
Private Cooking Class
Tasting of the 3 recipes
Beverages (water, wines and coffee)
Official 'Cesarine' apron

Departure Point

Messina, Messina, Province of Messina, Sicily

This experience will be held in a local's home. For privacy reasons, you will receive the full address of your Cesarina host after you have booked. We will contact you after you've booked to match you up with your ideal Cesarina based on what you are looking for.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please note that our Cesarine are ready and thrilled to host you in their homes! All Cesarine are always very careful and attentive of the important sanitary rules needed, even more now! The homes provide all the essential sanitary equipment for the guests (paper towels for washing hands, hand sanitizing gel and so on). Remember to always maintain 1 meter distance from each other and if not, wear masks and gloves
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Cesarine
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Best experience ever!
, Nov 2019
Maria could not have been kinder! She welcomed us into her home and the cooking experience was top notch! We loved meeting her family and the food was yummy!

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