Ravioli !

Ravioli !

Have you ever wondered how Torellini are made and filled up ? Check this preview and come and visit us !

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Preparing Pasta

Preparing Pasta

Watch some of our students learning how to prepare pasta at Cooking Class Taormina Restaurant Porta Messina

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Some of our students preparing “Polpette in Foglia di Limone” a typical Sicilian Dish, at Cooking Class Taormina

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Where was the Pizza Born ?

Where was the Pizza Born ?

Stefano, Cooking Class Taormina, speaks about the centenary debate on where Pizza was actually born…take a look ! Article source Telegraph.co.uk “Pizza was born 300 years ago in Sicily,” says Stefano, owner of the Porta Messina restaurant, where our class takes place. “Naples took the glory, but this island is its home. It’s like Freddie Mercury – […]

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Porta Messina Restaurant

Porta Messina Restaurant

“Porta Messina” cuisine is simple, but nothing short of creative: it includes fresh pasta specialties with excellent seafood, traditional Sicilian peasant recipes and all types of pizza… come and try our menu, we’re waiting for you! The restaurant serves traditional Sicilian dishes, made with creativity and fresh ingredients. Book your table by calling 0039 0942 […]

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Wholemeal Flour

For some years now, the Restaurant and Pizzeria “Porta Messina” offers a choice of dough for your pizza. In addition to the classic dough made with a mix of Semolina Flour and 00 Flour, you can choose Whole Wheat Flour, making your pizza more crispy, flavoured, and easier to digest, thanks to the use of a […]

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Taormina

Taormina is a small town on the east coast of the island of Sicily, Italy, midway between Messina and Catania. Taormina has been a tourist destination since the 19th century. Its beaches are accessible via an aerial tramway on the Ionian sea and via highways from Messina in the north and Catania in the south.    

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Market in Taormina

Daily market with vegetables, meat and fish right in the heart of  town. Pass the arch “Arco dei Cappuccini”, walk straight ahead and then take the little road right hand side from the church. Every morning except on Sundays, a market full of fresh Sicilian ingredients is waiting for us, we will take you there […]

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