Festive Sicilian Cooking Class

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Price: £20.00

"I loved joining Carla in her home for a lesson in Sicilian cookery, in Italian."
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A Sicilian Christmas delicacy is not to be missed

Come and join Carla on her online cooking class to prepare this famous Festive delicacy, Nucatoli! She will start this cooking class by taking you on a journey of Sicily talking you through the festive traditions and explaining why and how to cook this amazing desert. Enjoy the fruits of your labour at the end of the class and maybe even paired with your favourite Sicilian wine.

This cooking class is suitable for novices and enthusiasts to Sicilian cooking thanks to Carla’s teaching style and classic recipes.

What you’ll learn:

  • To prepare traditional festive Sicilian dishes with local produce that doesn’t break the bank
  • The history and culture behind the ingredients to impress your friends at dinner parties
  • To set your kitchen up like a chef and enjoy hours of cooking with ease

What you’ll need:

If you are planning to cook along with Livia then the following equipment would be useful:

  • A wooden board
  • A rolling pin

In case you don’t have some of the items listed above, don’t worry, we can find an alternative.

Don’t forget to buy a bottle of Prosecco or wine, to have a ‘virtual Saluti’ together at the end of the class.

Your Chef

Sicilian chef in kitchen making pasta

Carla Zanardi is our very own Sicilian ‘Mama’. Carla has been teaching her Sicilian delights for over 10 years with Flavours and can turn any novice into a master chef by the end of her lessons. You’ll get immersed in Sicilian culture and traditions as you cook dishes such as Polpette al limone and Caponata – so much so you’ll feel as though you were surrounded by olive groves and azure seas.

Joining our live classes

Our ‘live’ classes will take place via Zoom. We’d recommend using a laptop or desktop if possible to make it easier for you to take part. Upon booking your class, you will receive an email confirmation with full details of how to join and your link to the zoom class.

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