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Cooking Classes

Sicilian cooking classes

IGiardino di Ballarò B&B has a large, modern, and functional kitchen.

Annalise and Aurora, owners of the property, are happy to suggest the guests how to prepare the dishes of the Sicilian tradition, telling the history of our people through the flavors of our wonderful land. Millennial traditions and recipes handed down from generation to generation, because in Palermo food means culture.

During your holiday in Palermo do not miss the opportunity of a walk in Ballarò and the other historic markets of Palermo: the Vucciria and the Capo. Colorful, boisterous, folkloric street markets characterized by a mix of smells where to shop and taste the typical Street Food of the city.

Classic recipes from our tradition


Il Giardino di Ballarò is in the center of the Arabic Market, where food is the absolute protagonist.

Il Giardino di Ballarò offers, on request, the opportunity to attend cooking classes, held by the chefs of some of the best restaurants in the historic center of Palermo, to enjoy the true cuisine of the city.

After buying fresh and seasonal raw materials with the chefs in the nearby Ballarò market, you will learn how to prepare the most popular original recipes: pasta with fennel and sardines, Sicilian cassata with ricotta and candied fruit, arancini with different toppings, cannoli and almond pasta treats, sarde a beccafico, sweet and sour tuna, caponata, sfincione and much more.

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Book your Sicilian cooking class


During your stay at Il Giardino di Ballarò, Sicilian cooking classes will be a truly unmissable experience.

Book your holiday in Palermo and ask us to attend an exclusive Cooking Class. You will be able to follow the steps for the making of local dishes and we will end the class with a delicious bite of the Sicilian dishes.

Updated to  04.08.2020

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