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Arancino Making - 2 Hours to Learn how made Real Sicilian Arancino! provided by Porta Messina Restaurant Cooking Class

Arancino Making - 2 Hours to Learn how made Real Sicilian Arancino!

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  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20-08-07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-08-07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
Departure Point
Largo giove serapide, 4, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Making sicilian Arancino
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Monk-Cunliffe wrote a review Oct. 2020
Sheffield, United Kingdom9 contributions3 helpful votes
Really fun and informative class with lots of food! You also get free coffee and wine throughout the class and can takeaway the food you don't manage to eat. Thank you!
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Cbarry10131 wrote a review Sep. 2019
7 contributions
We had a wonderful time learning to make the Sicilian classic street food. The ingredients were fantastic and the chef was informative and fun. Definitely go to this two hour event and eat your creations. We are bringing these techniques back to our friends in California.
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Rowan wrote a review Sep. 2019
1 contribution
Thank you for the wonderful experience of preparing the best Arancine of the world. We will bring it home to family and friends. As for the experience itself: the guide (kitchen chef) was super friendly and passionate. Even cooking beginners can make very nice Arancine. Also the
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Date of experience: September 2019
Isabelle Fedele wrote a review Sep. 2019
4 contributions
A big thank you to Stefano you were so patient, full of great information and the best teacher. We would highly recommend this class to anyone!
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Date of experience: August 2019
Heily327 wrote a review Aug. 2019
Hong Kong, China46 contributions20 helpful votes
An excellent way to spend a few hours learning how to make a Sicilian staple, after having devoured them throughout our trip. In friendly and easy surroundings, Giovanni guided us through each step in a truly hands on experience. His infectious passion meant that we weren't
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By: Porta Messina Restaurant Cooking Class
Fun cooking class
We had an amazing private cooking class and prepared much more dishes than we could eat, so we took some even for d
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Great experience
Great morning learning some of the Italian ways of cooking. We started with some pre-made bread dough and getting t
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Lots of fun with great hosts
Lots of fun and interesting and tons of cannolis!! The whole restaurant was super nice and helpful for our famil (2
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Flo S
Cooking class in Taormina
Fantastic! We had a great time at the cooking class at Porta Messina. The chefs were really friendly and passionate
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Really cool
It was a pretty cool experience. The hosts were friendly and great! We made a lot of dishes (mostly a variety of fi
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Unique and fun experience!
Unique and fun experience! I simply loved the cooking class, I learned a lot and enjoyed myself so much. The food w
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Wonderful experience
I had the privilege of attending the cannoli cooking class all by myself. I had a private teacher, Giovanni, just f
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Amazing lesson !
We did the pizza lessons today and we had an amazing moment thanks to the chef and the staff : everyone in the rest
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Highly recommend!
We attended this course last week and had Luca as our chef/teacher and I can highly recommend the experience. Good
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Will C
Fantastic Experience - Patient Chefs
The cooking class was fantastic and one of the highlights of our entire holiday. You certainly get your money worth
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Great experience and food!
Highly recommend this cooking class with Giovanni! Not only was the food delicious, he was the best and most patien
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Great cannoli and conversation
This experience was personal and really fun. The chef was personable and really got to know his students and explai
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Best part of my trip to Sicily
Absolutely the most amazing part of my trip to Sicily! Highly recommended. What is more, I am sure I will be back t
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Fantastic experience
I took this class in 2018, but never got around to writing a review. now, as I look back at my memories of italy -
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Highlight of our holiday
Brilliant, we have many happy memories and new skills. We have had two holidays in Taormina and did another cookery
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