• Cooking class in Palermo with market tour
  • Cooking class in Palermo with market tour
  • Cooking class in Palermo with market tour
  • Cooking class in Palermo with market tour
  • Cannoli Cooking
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Traditional cooking class in Palermo with market tour

Welcome to Palermo, a vibrant city in Sicily with a rich culinary heritage. With this special experience, we will embark on a cooking class that includes a market tour at mercato del capo, one of the most famous markets in Palermo.

About this tour:

5 hours
Live tour guide
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Personalized attention
Experiences designed for your needs
Free cancellation

Flexible reservation


Runaway success

  • Learn all the secrets of Sicilian cuisine in Palermo
  • Enjoy an easy and fun experience with your family
  • Follow the instructions of a professional local chef in Palermo
  • Visit a picturesque local market
  • Get a digital booklet and graduation certificate to impress family and friends back home

One of our best sellers arrives in Palermo! Thanks to this cooking lesson in a small group, you will have the opportunity to learn some of the recipes of the traditional Sicilian cuisine with a professional chef, visiting a picturesque market of  Palermo, one of the most beautiful cities in Sicily.

Discover one of the characteristic markets of Palermo

Once arrived at our cookign school in the heart of Palermo, you will be greeted by a local chef who will be our guide for the day. You will start your experience with a visit to a famous market of Palermo, “mercato del capo” where you can discover the culinary delights that this city offers. As we walk through the market, our guide will introduce you to the local vendors and their fresh produce, seafood, meat, and cheese. We will learn about the unique ingredients used in traditional Sicilian cuisine and discover how to choose the best ingredients for our recipes.You will have the opportunity to personally buy local products, chosen according to the season, which will allow you to make some of the dishes of the tradition of Palermo. Together with your personal chef, you will feel like a Sicilian food expert for a moment! . You will be introduced to the flavors of Sicily, learning how to choose and distinguish fresh ingredients that you will use during your cooking class.

A cooking class to discover the culinary specialties of Palermo

After the market stop, it will be time to put your apron on and start your cooking class! Your professional chef will make you learn to create some of the typical dishes of the culinary culture of Sicily, in the highly entertaining way which is typical of our cooking classes! You will then have the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and get hands-on experience preparing the dishes yourselves, with the chef guiding you every step of the way. As we cook, we will learn about the history and cultural significance of each dish, as well as tips and techniques for creating delicious and authentic Sicilian cuisine.

During your cooking class in Palermo, you will prepare a 3 course meal: just to mention some of the Sicilian specialties that you might prepare during this experience (the menu may vary according to seasonal ingredients available), you may discover the secrets of "arancine”, fried  rice meatballs filled with meat sauce and peas, homemade Pasta alla norma, dressed with tomato sauce, fried eggplants and salted ricotta, to end with the most famous Sicilian dessert: cannoli

An unforgettable Sicilian meal made by you

Finally, you will sit down together to enjoy the fruits of your labor, savoring the flavors of Sicily in the cozy atmosphere of our cooking school in Palermo. You will leave with a newfound appreciation for Sicilian cuisine, as well as recipes and skills to recreate these dishes at home. You will have the chance to learn how to improve your recipes, thanks to our professional chef’s suggestions. At the end of this cooking experience, get your digital recipe booklet and be ready to surprise your friends with Sicilian recipes back home!

Overall, this cooking class in Palermo with a market tour is an unforgettable experience that combines the best of food, culture, and history, making it a must-do for anyone visiting Sicily.


Please note that fish shops are closed on Mondays and when the market is closed a special introduction and extra tastings at the cooking school will substitute instead.


Important Information

Vegetarians and/or those suffering from intolerance and/or allergies are more than welcome: vegetarian and  other alternative recipes are available and included (advance notice is appreciated).

Unfortunately this cooking class is not suitable for celiacs.

Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance.

Please let us know in advance any special needs or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accommodate them.


Please note that fish shops are closed on Mondays.

Rain Policy

This tour runs on rain or shine.


Visit of the Food Market (when closed: a special introduction and extra tastings at the cooking school will substitute instead)
Cooking lesson with a local Chef
Use of apron and cooking utensils
All ingredients for your 3-course lunch
Wine and Marsala wine or soft drinks for children
Graduation Certificate
Digital booklet with recipes
Suitable for vegetarians! (please inform us in advance)

Meeting Point

  • The meeting point is at our TOURIST HUB & COOKING SCHOOL in Palermo.


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