Why coming here?

A small stone house in the hills above Florence is the ideal place to learn what Italians really eat at home.
We invite you to enjoy the friendly and relaxed atmosphere of my cooking classes as we prepare the meal together and enjoy it.
One of the joys we love to share in a class is when people see how easy it is to make fresh pasta at home.
The menu is customized according to your taste, with generous servings of food and wine, and the pièce de résistance of your homemade pasta. For private classes, baby-sitting in English, and transportation to our class, do not hesitate to contact us.
We work with each of our clients to create individual menus that can be completed during your visit, also considering any special occasions, and your budget.
We are happy to arrange a visit to a local winery for a tour and tasting. Or stay in a local agriturismo within walking distance of our kitchen.

THERE ARE 3 GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE MY COOKING SCHOOL:

  • You have a few days to enjoy Florence and want to savor “a real Italian meal”, Far From the Madding Crowd.
  • You love the country, the Tuscan landscape, and a meal in the garden.
  • You want to enjoy an experience built around you, your personal taste, and level of expertise (and you really cannot wait to put your “hands on” pasta).
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BUT THERE ARE ALSO 3 GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT:

  • You only have a few hours in Florence, and you would rather explore one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
  • You are a city person and loathe being in the open-air and Italian country, spiders and insects.
  • You were never particularly interested in food and think that you will never again cook the dishes we’d make together.
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HOW HUNGRY ARE YOU?

JUST A BITE?

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ALL CARBS CLASS (3-HOURS COOKING CLASS)

Pizza and Tiramisù, or hand-made gnocchi and a seasonal side dish — you can share the experience with your children.
For groups of 4-8 people.
Select a Meat Menu, a Fish Menu and a Vegan/Vegetarian one.
 

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DO YOU PREFER THE FULL TREAT?

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A NICE TRADITIONAL ITALIAN DINNER 4-HOURS COOKING CLASS

This includes a welcome bottle of Prosecco and amuse-bouche on arrival, the hands-on class where you’ll prepare the meal, and the three-course dinner with selected Italian wines we’ll share together.
An ample choice of dishes available to select a Meat Menu, a Fish Menu and a Vegan/Vegetarian one.

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ALL PASTA DAY

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8-HOURS COOKING CLASS

Let’s explore together the many options offered from first courses, including also soups in broth, passatelli & salad for lunch, and stuffed pasta and bollito & sauces for dinner, with selected wines. Or the richness of linguine with seafood and a fish stuffed pasta.

Ample choice for a vegetarian too, with cheeses and seasonal vegetables.
 

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THE TOTAL EXPERIENCE

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8-HOURS COOKING CLASS PER DAY

1 or 2-day full menu experience includes a panorama of hand-made pastas, hand-made pizza, and second courses. Of course, we won’t miss the desserts.

The incredible variety of foods we have in Italy allows us to explore all the alternatives with fish, cheeses and vegetables you can desire. Selected Italian wines complement the meals.
 

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