Italian and Home Cookery Course in Taormina
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Italian and Home Cookery Course in Taormina, Italy

Sicilian cooking brings a smile to your face! Imagine all the elements of traditional Italian cookery, with a little something extra! Sicily’s cuisine is a result of its complex history, and combines traditional Mediterranean ingredients with Arabic, Spanish and Italian flavours. With delicious ingredients such as fresh citrus fruits, mint, chocolate and honey, you just can’t go wrong. Remember, Sicilian cuisine is above all about surprise – just when you think it can’t get any better, it does!

Cookery course

Your teacher will be a real Sicilian ‘mamma’ or ‘papà’, and your Italian cookery lessons take place in their home! Three times a week, you’ll prepare a full meal, including the first course (pasta, risotto or soup), a second course (vegetarian, meat or fish) and a side dish. You’ll also prepare one Sicilian sweet or cake per week. Sicily is known for its variety of sweets, fruit and ice cream – look out for traditional puddings such as Cassata Siciliana!


Italian class at our school
Students studying in the garden
The school and the beautiful gardens
View from the school


If you want to learn more about ‘la cucina casalinga’, or traditional home cooking, then try this course! You’ll need an elementary level of Italian or above.

Cookery course info - Taormina

Language level requiredElementary or above
Duration1 week (extendable for as many weeks as you like)
Number of Italian lessons/weekThis course can be taken in conjunction with any Italian language course
Number of cookery lessons/week10.5 hours/week over 3 evenings
AccommodationHost family, shared apartment, studio apartment, hotel
Transfer availableYes
Free Internet AccessYes - plus WiFi zones
Activities programYes
Optional ActivitiesGuided excursions at weekends, dinners, theatre performances, concerts, films, cultural seminars, walks, games

Prices for Taormina

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