ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Make Cannoli with a Sicilian Home Chef

Milano, ItalyPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Gianfranco

  1. 75 mins
  2. Hosted in English and Italian
Great for groups
Celebrations, work gatherings, and more.
Excellent value
Guests say it's well worth the price.

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 through 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), summer cannoli (with strawberries or raspberries, blueberries, blackberries) 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.
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 through 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 Tradit…

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 $170.

What to bring

  • Flour, Sugar, Cocoa powder, Butter or Margarine, Wine Red or Sweet Wine (for alcoholic version), Vinegar, Water, Oil for fry, Ricotta or Whipped Cream or Mascarpone or Cheese Cream or Vegan Cream, Egg White or Water and flour, Chocolate chips
    Flour, Sugar, Cocoa powder, Butter or Margarine, Wine Red or Sweet Wine (for alcoholic version), Vinegar, Water, Oil for fry, Ricotta or Whi…
  • Scale or Cup/Tsp, Rolling Pin or Empty Bottle, Aluminium foil for make 6 cannoli molds, 1 Glass, Measure, 2 Mixing Bowls, Pot or Oven, Skimmer or Tweezers, Spoons, Pastry Brush
  • Once you book, you’ll receive a message with the precise amount of ingredients and of equipment you’ll need for the class.

Meet your Host, Gianfranco

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 459 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 I've received 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 I've received 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 exp…
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Private groups only
From $85 per group
Private groups only
From $85 per group
$21 per person
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Rated 4.96 out of 5 from 459 reviews.

Gayle
November 2021
What a great way to learn how to make cannoli from a person who has been making it for a lifetime. It was easy to follow and make. Easier then I expected really. Gianfranco was a great host
Ann
November 2021
My husband and I had a lovely experience making cannoli with Gianfranco!! Highly recommend the experience!! He made it simple and I feel confident to make again.
Rushy
November 2021
This was a fantastic experience. Some coworkers and I did it as a team event and had a great time—Gianfranco is clearly a great cook and he showed us how to make some really delicious cannoli. I will definitely be making more in the future following this recipe!
Dave
November 2021
This was an excellent class! I highly recommend this experience to anyone, and believe it would make a great family or team building activity. Gian was well organized and incredibly engaging, kind, and a patient guide. It was a fun cooking class! I was the only guests for this session and received a personalized experience! The food was fantastic and I can’t wait to try different types of fillings.
Natalia
October 2021
So good! So simple! Will be making this again and again! Perfect recipe! Now I understand why cannoli are so loved! I guess I never tried an authentic Cannoli before because these were INSANE! Great teacher! Clear Instructions! Learned so much! Book this!
Liza
September 2021
Fantastic experience, such an honor to learn this craft from a genuine Italian instructor. I loved hearing about his travels through Italy and different ways of preparing and eating cannoli/treats that we can try for ourselves in the future. Thank you Gianfranco!

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  • Mon, Dec 6
    4:00 PM - 5:15 PM (EST)
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    From $85 per group
  • Tue, Dec 7
    4:00 PM - 5:15 PM (EST)
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    From $85 per group
  • Wed, Dec 8
    1:00 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
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    From $85 per group
  • Wed, Dec 8
    4:00 PM - 5:15 PM (EST)
    $21 per person
  • Thu, Dec 9
    4:00 PM - 5:15 PM (EST)
    Private groups only
    From $170 per group
  • Fri, Dec 10
    4:00 PM - 5:15 PM (EST)
    Private groups only
    From $170 per group
  • Sat, Dec 11
    4:00 PM - 5:15 PM (EST)
    Private groups only
    From $170 per group
  • Sun, Dec 12
    10:00 AM - 11:15 AM (EST)
    $21 per person

Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 5 and up can attend, up to 30 guests total.
You’ll need to stream audio and video to participate.

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.