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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Make Cannoli with Sicilian Home Chef

Milano, ItalyPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Gianfranco

75 mins
Up to 8 people. Private groups available for up to 30
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English, Italian

What you'll do

This is not an ordinary cooking experience, this is a delightful journey around the myths and rituals for make and for enjoy the Sicilian Cannoli.

☺︎ I will guide you step by step trought my Sicilian family recipe to make the famous Sicilian Cannoli, a delicious dessert with cream goes straight to the heart. You will discover the key elements that make the Cannoli a real delicacy: crunchy peel, milk cream and chocolate.

☺︎ The Traditional cannolis recipe is with Ricotta Cream, but you can use Whipped Cream or Cream Cheese or Vegan Cream.

☺︎ With the same recipe we can make traditional cannoli (fried), baked cannoli (my own recipe) and also the "Chiacchiere": Italian carnival fried cookies.

☺︎ This online cannolis class is perfect for solo-explorers, families, friends, groups, holiday celebrations, birthday parties, date nights, team-building and Corporate Events. Write me for private class!

⌚︎ If you don't find availability just contact me.

⚠︎ Other things to note.
✔︎ It's a user-friendly cooking class. You don't need cooking skills, just the desire to make something truly delicious. Relax and enjoy the true spirit of Sicilian cuisine.
✔︎ One spot is for 1 person, not for the household.
✔︎ Book for4 to up people, save 10% or more.
This is not an ordinary cooking experience, this is a delightful journey around the myths and rituals for make and for enjoy the Sicilian Cannoli.

☺︎ I will guide you step by step trought my Sicilian family recipe to make the famous Sicilian Cannoli, a delicious dessert with cream goes straight to the heart. You will discover the key elements that make the Cannoli a real delicacy: crunchy peel, milk cream and chocolate.

☺︎…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Gianfranco can host private groups of any size, up to 30 guests. Private group rates start at R2,169.

What to bring

  • Flour, Sugar, Cocoa powder, Butter or Margarine, Wine Red or Sweet, Vinegar, Water, Sunflower or Peanut Oil, Ricotta or Whipped Cream or Mascarpone or Cheese Cream or Vegan Cream, Egg White, Chocolate chips
  • Scale or Cup/Tsp, Rolling Pin, Sharp Knife, Disposable Aluminium foil Pans or Aluminium foil for make 6 cannoli molds, 1 Glass, Measure, 2 Mixing Bowls, Small Bowl, Pot, Skimmer or Tweezers, Spoons, Pastry Brush
    Scale or Cup/Tsp, Rolling Pin, Sharp Knife, Disposable Aluminium foil Pans or Aluminium foil for make 6 cannoli molds, 1 Glass, Measure, 2 M…
  • Once you book, you’ll receive a message with the precise amount of ingredients and of equipment you’ll need for the class.
From R336
/ person
Fri, Jan 22
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM (EST)
Join 2 other guests
R373 per person
R373 per person
Fri, Jan 22
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (EST)
R336 per person
R336 per person
Sun, Jan 24
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM (EST)
R336 per person
R336 per person

Meet your host, Gianfranco

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 225 Reviews
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I'm from Sicily, but live in Milan since 1999. My passion is cooking traditional Sicilian and Northern Italian food, Passion that's been handed down for generations in my family. I've been a creative home chef since I was a boy.

Since 2018 I’ve welcomed more than 1.000 people to my "secret kitchen" and many, many hundreds of good reviews for my two Live Cooking Experiences. Guests have called it “An absolutely wonderful experience in Milan! ”, “truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience”, and “something unique”. Now I’m bringing my family tips to your kitchen with this Online Experience.

I’m in Instagram with delicious photo and stories
@theitaliansecretkitchen
I'm from Sicily, but live in Milan since 1999. My passion is cooking traditional Sicilian and Northern Italian food, Passion that's been handed down for generations in my family. I've been a creative home chef since I was a boy.

Since 2018 I’ve welcomed more than 1.000 people to my "secret kitchen" and many, many hundreds of good reviews for my two Live Cooking Experiences. Guests have called it “An absolutely wonderful experience in Milan! ”, “truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience”…
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Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 225 reviews.

Angela
January 2021
I highly recommend this experience with Gianfranco - he is smiley, amicable, and fun. He made the cannolis in his own kitchen in Milan (to show us how to make it) while we made the cannolis in our own kitchen (in Washington DC). He told us stories about his family and Sicily. He gave clear tips on how to make the pastry all the way through the experience, and he also shared his own pastry so we could see closely the example of what it should look like. Overall, the experience with Gianfranco was excellent and you'll have a lot of fun with him! - Angela
I highly recommend this experience with Gianfranco - he is smiley, amicable, and fun. He made the cannolis in his own kitchen in Milan (to show us how to make it) while we made t…
Caryn
January 2021
This was delightful and informative. The host was personable and went out of his way to make sure you understood what supplies were needed ahead of time, including sending a video of how to make the molds.
Stacy
January 2021
Spontaneously signed up for this class on a day off from work and it did not disappoint. Gian was incredibly friendly and did a great job walking through some history about this yummy Italian treat, and worked closely to ensure all participants were keeping up with the step by step instructions. Only challenge was that the audio was a bit hard to hear at times but because he sent ample instructions (and a fun playlist to listen to as you prep) it was easy to keep up! Thank you, Gian!
Spontaneously signed up for this class on a day off from work and it did not disappoint. Gian was incredibly friendly and did a great job walking through some history about this yu…
Chris
January 2021
We had such a wonderful time making delicious cannoli! The experience was relaxed, informative, and very fun! Our host did a great job explaining each step and filling the gaps along the way with stories and pictures. We highly recommend this!
We had such a wonderful time making delicious cannoli! The experience was relaxed, informative, and very fun! Our host did a great job explaining each step and filling the gaps a…
Matthew
January 2021
A very thorough and enriching experience! Tasty, simple recipe and a handful of techniques - excited to share with friends. Thank you for opening your home to us and sharing your family's food and stories.
Caroline
January 2021
A way to unite family on both sides of the Irish sea to celebrate a landmark birthday. The birthday girl loves all things Sicilian and was thrilled when told of her surprise. Gian was so informative about the history of cannoli and all the many variations. The younger pastry chefs (all in their 20s) also have traveled to Sicily and everyone agreed their fresh-out-of-the-oven/frier versions were the best ever. So many little tips and such an easy recipe - we bought some cannoli moulds beforehand and I am so pleased we did as I know these will be made again. And again. And again.
A way to unite family on both sides of the Irish sea to celebrate a landmark birthday. The birthday girl loves all things Sicilian and was thrilled when told of her surprise. Gian…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.