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Food tour in Palermo with pizza making cooking class

Discover how to make the authentic Italian pizza in the Sicilian capital

Highlights

  • Meet our experienced chef at our brand new cooking school in Palermo
  • engage with local producers, and savor authentic Sicilian delicacies
  • Stroll through Palermo's famous and colorful market
  • Roll out, top, and craft your own personalized pizza masterpiece back at the Cooking School
  • Sample the amazing pizza you made on your own 

Departure

EVERYDAY at 9 AM

DURATION

APPROX. 4 HOURS

period

APRIL 1st to OCTOBER 31

language

English

Description

Step into a one-of-a-kind culinary journey in Palermo, where the vibrant flavors of Sicily steal the show. It all starts at our brand-new Culinary School, where you'll dive into the magic of crafting pizza dough from scratch. But that's not all – get ready to explore the lively Capo Market, diving into Palermo's culinary heritage and savoring some delightful Sicilian tastes along the way!

Our culinary expedition commences at Towns of Italy Cooking School in Palermo. Upon arrival, guests will be warmly greeted by our expert chef, a maestro in Sicilian cuisine, who will show how to recreate the perfect Italian pizza dough. You will follow our Sicilian gastronomy maestro in this hands on session, where you mill mix water and flour and knead your dough.  

The journey extends to the bustling mercato del capo, an essential part of Palermo's rich culinary legacy. During a guided exploration of this vibrant market, participants will interact with local vendors, immersing themselves in three intriguing tasting stops offering authentic Sicilian street food delicacies. Amidst stalls brimming with fresh produce and regional specialties, guests will delve into the market's colorful history, indulging in traditional treats and uncovering the secrets behind their creation.

Upon returning to the Cooking School, the culinary journey takes a hands-on turn. Guests will channel their newfound knowledge into crafting their personalized pizzas. With the guidance of our chef, they'll adorn their dough with traditional toppings, culminating in a delectable lunch infused with the genuine flavors of Sicily.


After baking and taking the pizza out of the oven, it’s time to relish the mouthwatering pizza, perfectly complemented by exceptional wine (soft drinks provided for children), participants will conclude the tour with a thoughtful takeaway: a detailed recipe book and a graduation certificate to commemorate their delightful culinary journey.

Inclusions

  • Pizza lesson with a local Chef
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils
  • All ingredients for your pizza
  • Short walking tour with an English speaking foodie expert
  • 3 Tasting stops & Food Market Visit
  • Pizza lunch with wine or soft drinks
  • Graduation Certificate
  • Digital Booklet with recipes

Meeting Point

TOWNS OF ITALY Palermo TOURIST HUB & COOKING SCHOOL 

Via Volturno 44, 90138

Notes

Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance. THIS TOUR IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CELIAC. Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them. Please note that when the Market is closed (on Sundays and bank holidays) a special introduction and extra tastings at the cooking school will substitute instead.

 

Rain Policy

This tour runs rain or shine.

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