Cook, Walk, & Savour: Cooking Class and a Historic Walk 

What's Included:

  1. Guided Historic Walk: Embark on a leisurely stroll through Valletta's captivating streets, led by our knowledgeable guide, to delve into the city's deep-rooted history and cultural significance.

  2. Hands-On Ftira-Making Workshop: Learn the intricate art of crafting the iconic Maltese "Ftira" bread from our experienced team, who will share traditional techniques and authentic ingredients.

  3. Taste Your Creations: Relish the satisfaction of savouring the "ftira" bread you've created with your own hands.

  4. Cultural Insights: Gain a profound understanding of the pivotal role that bread has played in the human evolutionary process and its enduring significance in local culinary traditions.

  5. Open to All: Our workshop welcomes participants of all ages and backgrounds, offering an enriching experience for anyone interested in traditional cuisine or eager to explore Valletta's historical backdrop.

Welcome to a one-of-a-kind culinary and cultural experience in Valletta, the enchanting capital of Malta. Our "Cooking Class and Historic Walk" invites you to uncover the timeless art of crafting the authentic Maltese "Ftira" bread, guided by our skilled members who employ traditional techniques and genuine ingredients. We are committed to sharing the profound significance of bread in the evolution of human sustenance in an engaging and seamless manner.

During this tour, participants have the unique opportunity to roll up their sleeves and immerse themselves in a hands-on "Ftira"-making experience, savouring the fruits of their labour. Our journey takes us to a meticulously restored ancient bakery nestled in one of Valletta's most historic areas—an essential stop for those in Malta, whether for a few days or a fleeting few hours, seeking to bask in the city's rich historical tapestry.

Vjal ir-Re Dwardu (in front of the main door of The Phoenicia Hotel Malta) - Floriana, Malta

Immerse yourself in a captivating culinary journey with our Traditional Maltese Ftira Workshop, set against the backdrop of Malta's rich history. The adventure begins with a guided historic walk through the enchanting streets of Valletta, the capital of Malta. You'll unravel the city's remarkable past, exploring architectural wonders and hidden treasures, gaining insight into the culinary traditions that have shaped the island. After the historical immersion, we'll transport you to a carefully selected historic building where you'll roll up your sleeves to create a Traditional Maltese Ftira, guided by our culinary experts. The building's ambiance will transport you to a bygone era, setting the stage for an authentic experience. With expert guidance, you'll learn the art of crafting this classic Maltese dish, discovering the secrets behind its flavors and history. This hands-on workshop promises to be a unique blend of culture, history, and gastronomy, offering you a deeper understanding of Malta's culinary heritage.


Vjal ir-Re Dwardu (in front of the main door of The Phoenicia Hotel Malta)

Pjazza Jean de Vallette 

What to Bring:

  1. Appetite: Arrive with a hearty appetite, prepared to relish the delicious results of your own culinary creation.

  2. Comfortable Footwear: Expect a moderate amount of walking during the historic walk, so comfortable shoes are essential for your comfort.

  3. Enthusiasm: Approach this tour with enthusiasm and a desire to learn, discover, and immerse yourself in Valletta's rich cultural and culinary heritage.

Please be there at least 15 minutes before departure. 

Please be advised that our Valletta Food and Market Tour is designed to provide an authentic and unfiltered experience of Maltese culinary heritage. As such, we may not be able to accommodate specific dietary restrictions or preferences. Maltese cuisine is deeply rooted in tradition, utilizing locally sourced ingredients and time-honoured recipes. We encourage all guests to embrace the opportunity to explore new flavours and to sample the rich tapestry of dishes that make Maltese cuisine unique. If you have specific dietary concerns, please consider your own comfort level with local cuisine before joining the tour. If you have a dietary requirement or food allergy, please let the tour guide know before starting the tour.

If you cancel your tour reservation at least 24 hours before it starts, you can get a full refund. However, if you cancel within 24 hours of the tour, arrive late, or miss the tour completely, you won't be eligible for a refund. We'll make every effort to reschedule your tour or offer alternative options if available, but keep in mind that this is subject to availability and potential price adjustments. Unfortunately, we do not take responsibility if your selected travel insurance policy does not cover losses due to delays, cancellations, illness or medical expenses.

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