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Sicilian Demo Cooking

Riva Giuseppe Garibaldi 15, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 333 278 3828
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The real Sicilian experience

We had a perfect day with Fiora. First, we went to the market where we bought the food for the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Philippe C. B
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Hamburg, Germany
We are ready to make cannoli at home!

Educational. Relaxed. Fun. And delicious! We wish we had done this on our first day in Siracusa... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Adam H
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“lovely home” (10 reviews)
“ravioli” (17 reviews)
“cannoli” (29 reviews)
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Riva Giuseppe Garibaldi 15, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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+39 333 278 3828
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had a perfect day with Fiora. First, we went to the market where we bought the food for the cooking lesson. Fiora explained a lot regarding the fruits, vegetables, sea food, fish and herbs. At that point you already feel experienced by the Italian...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Educational. Relaxed. Fun. And delicious! We wish we had done this on our first day in Siracusa because it was a great introduction to the market, the foods and specialities and traditions and the people of Sicily. Fiora gave us a relaxed tour of the...More

Thank Adam H
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This cooking class was absolutely amazing. We went through the market in Siracusa to pick up the items that we were going to cook with for the lunch we would make. The group was the perfect size, and Fiora was fantastic, showing us how to...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

What a treat it was to spend the day with Fiora, shopping, cooking, eating and drinking! It was the perfect introduction to our visit to Ortigia/Siracusa and it helped us understand and appreciate the Sicilian cuisine. Fiora is delightful - a true dynamo who has...More

1  Thank Leslie079
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

I booked this cooking class as a Birthday present for my partner. We kicked off the day shopping at Ortigia market. After finding out what we like, Fiora instantly created a personalised menu - she must be carrying around 1000s of recipes in her head...More

2  Thank Marina K
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Although it was probably the 1001 time for Fiora to have visitors for cooking, it felt like a first time for me - felt like improvising along, choosing the menu especially for us, and sitting along the table like old friends. Fiora is amazing, you...More

1  Thank Sion L
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Fiora was simply delightful! From the second she met us at the marketplace, I knew we would have fun. Fiora created the cooking experience that I had hoped - we shopped and tailored our meal to our tastes and then she opened up her house...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I, on the recommendation of a friend, participated in this cooking course in Ortigia. There were 2 other couples as well. From the start, visiting the local market to select the best fresh ingredients, to the finish, when we left Fiora's beautiful...More

1  Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Totally perfect experience with Fiora for my wife and me. She asked us what we wanted, and tailored the meal for us. Walked through the market learning about the fruits, vegetables, spices, fish and meat, buying what we needed. She taught me, someone with no...More

1  Thank Joel R
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

What can I say... we had such an amazing time with Fiora and learned so much. Fiora meets you at small cafe by the market in Ortigia. She takes you through the market for about an hour and a half and imparts so much information...More

1  Thank Ashwin P
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