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Cooking in the Sicilian Countryside

This experience was booked for us as part of our Sicilian experience. It may be rather far from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
johnnyandcate
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Colorado
Sicilian cooking class

We arranged to do the half day cooking class with arrival the evening before the class starts. We... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
julchen1409
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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 weeks ago
“Cooking in the Sicilian Countryside”
12 Sep 2017
“Sicilian cooking class”
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The Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking Experience is a farm-to-table cooking school located in Tasca d’Almerita’s 19th century wine estate in the beautiful, remote Sicilian countryside. Courses are taught by Fabrizia Lanza, cookbook author and video maker...more
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Contrada Regaleali, 90100, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Palazzo Reale
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 June 2011

This is a Sicilian cooking school that includes, lodging, meals, two daily classes, wine tasting and tours of the local sights inluding the winery on which the school is located. The focus of the experience is on Sicilian food, cooking and the use of natural,...More

8  Thank Tastierre
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 June 2011

I really wanted to enjoy this experience, but in truth, I did not. I have participated in a 3-day wine-making course in Napa, a cognac blending course in Cognac, a pasta-making course in Tuscany, and did a few 1-day cooking courses in Aspen, Hong Kong,...More

47  Thank catsmeow63
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This experience was booked for us as part of our Sicilian experience. It may be rather far from any city but the trip out to the villa is worth the drive. This beautiful location in an old farmhouse is wonderfully typical of all we saw....More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We arranged to do the half day cooking class with arrival the evening before the class starts. We were already very impressed when we arrived at Case Vecchie. It is located in between vineyards and complete nature. They have an amazing pool where we relaxed...More

1  Thank julchen1409
Fabrizia L, Proprietario at Anna Tasca Lanza Sicilian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We loved having you at Case Vecchie and hope you will be back soon!

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I came up here to have a look to bring a group of tourists for next year. This is a truly amazing place to visit and experience, totally stands on its own, has its own sense of character and quite welcoming. The staff are welcoming...More

1  Thank Carmela D
Reviewed 1 October 2016

It is not recommended. Outings don't eventuate. Rooms are sub standard: no en-suite and not secure. Wine is corked (and they don't understand corked wine), cooking bench caters for 3 people and as we were 11, you don't get a see-in, Fabrizia and Paola are...More

8  Thank jennyw3922016
Fabrizia L, Proprietario at Anna Tasca Lanza Sicilian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Dear Jenny, thank you for your feedback, we always seek to improve what we offer our guests. In terms of the accommodation, as you probably noticed, it is not a hotel but a family home; a simple cozy country home with beds made up with embroidered...More

Reviewed 27 September 2015

Our group of about 50 enjoyed a half day at the cooking school. Our organizer requested the visit, and I didn't get the feeling that it was at all typical to have groups of that size, but they handled it well. The staff was very...More

4  Thank aminus3
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We recently spent 5 days at the cooking school and could not have enjoyed ourselves more. It far exceeded all of our expectations. We cooked with Fabrizia and Mario and produced some really wonderful meals. They are both very "hands on" instructors who are equally...More

4  Thank susan40550
Reviewed 22 February 2015

my wife and I spent 2 wonderful days at the cooking school with Fabrizia, her assistant Mario and the rest of the staff. Our time included a fascinating visit to a sheep farm to watch the making of fresh ricotta and the best winery tour...More

4  Thank Mdweb
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Towards the end of our week-long Sicilian culinary tour, we spent our final three nights at Casa Vecchie, run by Anna's daughter Fabrizia and a handful of international interns...where traditions of a culinary icon continue. Throughout our stay, we feasted on fine Sicilian cooking; even...More

5  Thank BryanReese
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We spent 3 nights at the Anna Tasca Cooking School at Case Vecchie about 100kms from Palermo in a beautiful part of the Sicilian countryside. The fabulous Fabrizia continues and extends the traditions of her famous mother Anna. We had a wonderful, enchanting time with...More

1  Thank Terry Q
Reviewed 1 November 2014

The cooking school and dinner at the winery was the highlight of our trip to Sicily! Costanza, Fabrizia's niece, and her staff couldn't have been more welcoming! I learned a lot & thoroughly enjoyed the class. The food & wine was amazing and the setting...More

2  Thank Ellen R
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Terry S
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Response from Fabrizia L | Property representative |
Dear Terry, thank you for your request! The price for a 6 days cooking course is € 2250 for a single room and € 4000 for a double room, 2 people, all included (lessons, accommodation, meals, trips).
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