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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Make Cannoli with Sicilian Home Chef

Milano, ItalyPart of Airbnb Online Experiences collection

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 $204.

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 $32
/ person
Tue, 19 Jan
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM (EST)
Join 2 other guests
$35 per person
$35 per person
Tue, 19 Jan
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM (EST)
$35 per person
$35 per person
Wed, 20 Jan
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM (EST)
$35 per person
$35 per person

Meet your host, Gianfranco

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 219 Reviews
  • Identity verified
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 219 reviews.

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…
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…
Scott
January 2021
Lots of fun. I'm not an accomplished baker, so I was a bit worried it would be over my head. But no, Gianfranco took plenty of time to walk us through the steps. And the results are delicious!
Tara
January 2021
Not only was it fun to learn how to make something new, but Gian walked us through the history and traditions of cannolis and it was really fun to hear more about the differences depending on where in Italy you are.
Heidi
January 2021
What a great experience! This was a perfect way to bring together my entire family, from all four United States time zones. Gianfranco was a great host, very warm and funny and a great teacher. Plus, the cannoli was delicious!
John
January 2021
For us, this experience brought together family across 4 did time zones into an awesome fun learning time together. The only downside? Not able to actually enjoy a cappuccino in the flesh with host, Gianfranco.

Choose from available dates

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  • Tue, 19 Jan
    11:30 AM - 12:45 PM (EST)
    Join 2 other guests
    $35 per person
  • Tue, 19 Jan
    3:00 PM - 4:15 PM (EST)
    $35 per person
  • Wed, 20 Jan
    11:30 AM - 12:45 PM (EST)
    $35 per person
  • Wed, 20 Jan
    3:00 PM - 4:15 PM (EST)
    $35 per person
  • Wed, 20 Jan
    6:00 PM - 7:15 PM (EST)
    $39 per person
  • Thu, 21 Jan
    2:30 PM - 3:45 PM (EST)
    $35 per person
  • Thu, 21 Jan
    6:00 PM - 7:15 PM (EST)
    Private groups only
    From $227 per group
  • Fri, 22 Jan
    4:00 AM - 5:15 AM (EST)
    Private groups only
    From $210 per group

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled 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.