Hitting the Sweet Spot
In the 1500s, the nuns of the Convent of the Martorana in Palermo discovered that they would receive a special visit from the king. To surprise him, they created little desserts that looked like fruit to hang from trees to impress him, and of course, the king was delighted.
We invite you and your little ones to help our expert pastry chefs prepare this heavenly dessert, worthy of a king. Delicious and beautiful, the final product will leave you torn between eating the almond paste treat straight away, or admiring your artistic masterpiece and taking it home to show all your friends.
The lesson has been carefully designed so both parents and children can enjoy the dessert-making process together. Learn the secret to making the almond paste, before shaping and painting it to make it look like a real, juicy fruit.
Duration: 80 minutes