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Sicilian Demo Cooking

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Address: Riva Giuseppe Garibaldi 15, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Fantastic food lovers day

Along with 4 others we met at the market and had an interesting guided tour of some of the produce along with choosing some ingredients for our cooking. We then went back to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 June 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Along with 4 others we met at the market and had an interesting guided tour of some of the produce along with choosing some ingredients for our cooking. We then went back to Fioras house and made stuffed courgette flowers and spinach and ricotta ravioli. Fiora also prepared some squid and tuna for us with a red onion and orange... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Fiora met our family of four (two parents, a teen, a 7-year-old) and took us through the market. She introduced us to her favored vendors, described the variety of seasonal produce, and talked with us about our food preferences. We shopped for the ingredients, tasted cheeses, and made our way to her airy and spacious apartment. After a quick drink,... More 

Thank NJFamilyAdventures
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful time cooking with Fiora! From shopping in the market to cooking in her kitchen, it was all such a great hands on experience. Fiona is a great cook, a perfect host and so much fun to cook with. The fried zucchini flowers, fried Sicilian pizza, rolled stuffed pork, swordfish, salad were all spectacular.... More 

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danimerolone1, Proprietario at Sicilian Demo Cooking, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review....also for me it was very nice to cook with you..All the Best Fiora More 

Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I had the most amazing cooking class with Fiora. I had booked it through an agency but you can book it through her directly. There were supposed to be 4 of us but the others were a no-show. I have to admit - I loved the experience of a private cooking class so I wasn't unhappy about the others. We... More 

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Syracuse, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

I contacted Fiora ,about a week ago on Friday , and she was able to book us for a cooking demo the following Friday. We met up at the Temple of Appollo at 9:30 and from there went on a tour of the vegetable and fish/meat open air markets. It was fantastic. Even though it was raining she asked what... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

We met Fiora in the morning by the temple of Apollo. We walked along the markets as we handpicked our menu from the local produce. Fiora did an excellent job helping us prepare the meal in her beautiful house. Our lunch was an absolute highlight of our time in Sicily and I would highly recommend this cooking class to anyone... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

We emailed Fiora fairly last minute whilst we were staying in Syracuse and arranged to meet her the next morning. She asked us what kind of food we like to eat and tailored the shopping list accordingly. Seeing her banter with the stallowners in the market and being included thanks to Fiora's translating gave us a glimpse of what it... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

We had a wonderful afternoon with Fiora. We started with a tour of the market and introductions to the best vendors. Throughout the tour, Fiora shares great insights on how the different foods are used in the local cuisine. We determined the menu using the freshest ingredients the market has available - the hardest part was not being able to... More 

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Juneau, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

We discovered Fiora through our host at our Air BnB stay, and it turned out to be the highlight of our stay in Ortigia. We began at the local market learning about the local foods and ended with a glorious meal that we all helped prepare. Fiora has a passion for cooking and her enthusiasm was contagious. Her class was... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

My wife and I spent an enchanting time with Fiora! First we went to the open air market, where we decided on the menu and saw her expertly selecting the ingredients. Then, we went to her lovely apartment, where we helped her put together a memorable luncheon, which was served with style and incredible hospitality. This experience would be the... More 

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