In the heart of the wonderful Ortigia Island, among the alleys of the old town, you will be able to join a cooking class in a professional kitchen in order to have the chance to discover Sicilian recipes and the most authentic flavours of the island. Are you ready for an immersive experience among aromas, flavours and wholesome ingredients? It is for you to choose whether to make and taste Sicilian street food or other Sicilian cuisine dishes such as caponata, pasta alla norma and typical, traditional desserts. The cooking class will begin in an extraordinary bit of Syracuse, with an appointment at the popular marketplace where, alongside a professional chef, we will only choose local ingredients among fish, vegetables and typical 0-kilometre products. Once grocery shopping is over, we will enjoy a tour round the historic streets of the area before getting in the kitchen to roll up our sleeves and start cooking!


Where: Ortigia - Syracuse

When: All year round

Duration: 2,5/3 hours about 

Group/Private: Group cooking class (private upon request)


Every day



Number of participants

Min. 2 - Max 6

Suitable for

Couples - Small groups - Food lovers


Italian - English


The cooking class in the old town of Ortigia includes:

- A visit to the popular marketplace of Syracuse in order to select the ingredients to use during the cooking experience
- A walk along the most characteristic alleys of Ortigia’s old town before getting in the kitchen where the cooking class will take place
- The preparation of Sicilian recipes under the guidance and expertise of a professional chef
- Lunch or dinner at the table to get to taste the dishes you made

During the booking process, with Tury’s staff assistance, you will be able to choose what to prepare based on 2 menus:
- Street food menu, which includes the preparation of arancine (rice balls that are stuffed with meat tomato sauce, coated with breadcrumbs and fried), panelle (chickpea fritters) and Sicilian cannoli.
- Full menu, which includes the preparation of a main course, a second course, and a local dessert (recipes you can choose during the booking process).

*We remind you to inform us of any food intolerances or allergies in advance, so that we may report your needs to the chef.
**Upon request, it is possible to personalise your experience by asking for specific Sicilian cuisine recipes that you would like to learn.

All services that are not included in the "Included" list are not covered by the price.

It is possible to make the reservation via whatsapp or by email. Book at least 24 hours before.  

No particular clothing recommended


During the booking process, it is possible to customise the time schedule of this experience (upon confirmation of availability).

Yes, you are kindly requested to specify any food intolerances or allergies during the booking process, so that we may organise a safe and fun experience for all participants.

Yes, upon request, it is possible to arrange a cooking class for groups of up to 10/12 participants.




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