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Immerse yourself in Italian culture with a 5-hour cooking class in Florence’s Chianti region. Get a hands-on experience creating high-quality Italian food on a charming farm in the Chianti countryside. Learn to make the famous Tagliatelle with meat sauce, tomato bruschetta, and a delicious tiramisu. Visit a local winery nearby and enjoy samples of the region’s wines that can accompany your delicious meal.
Experience a side of Italy rarely available to visitors when you take a cooking class in the Chianti wine region. During your private session, discover the secrets of Tuscan cuisine, from sauces to tiramisu. After dining on the food you just learned to make, continue on to a vineyard for a complimentary wine tasting and pairing lesson. Round-trip transport from Siena is included for your convenience.
Discover the fine food and wine of the Siena region with your own private guide on a full-day tour in Tuscany. Taste some of Tuscany’s great wine and cheese, visit the picturesque town of Pienza, take a cooking class, go to wine estates, and have a delicious lunch. Suitable for groups of up to eight people, this tour provides comfortable transportation in a Mercedes minivan with a professional driver.
Don't lose the opportunity to become a "pizzaiolo" (pizza-maker) and a great tiramisu maker! Enter a local home, connect with an expert home cook and discover how Italian mamma and nonnas used to prepare awesome pizza at home.With this private hands-on cooking class, you will learn how to make pizza and tiramisù from scratch from a real Italian family. To complete your feast, enjoy what you have prepared for lunch or dinner with a selection of local wine included. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family with a pizza party once you come back home! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages. Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Discover the secrets of traditional Tuscan cuisine with a private cooking course held at a charming farm in the heart of Tuscany. During this course, you’ll learn how to prepare authentic Tuscan dishes and then kick back and enjoy the fruits of your labor paired with local wine. You’ll take home recipes and new skills to dazzle friends and family when you recreate these dishes back home.
Immerse yourself in a private pasta and tiramisu-making class in a welcoming home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and tiramisu and taste the fruit of your labour for lunch or dinner accompanied by local wines. During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes.Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages. Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Experience a side of Tuscany rare to visitors during a private cooking class in the home of a Chianti region local. The 3-hour lesson covers the secrets of preparing authentic Italian cuisine and three traditional recipes to bring back home. After the lesson, enjoy the fruits of your labor with local wine and plenty of conversation. A souvenir apron and shopping tote are included.
Use your senses to learn the fine art of food and wine pairing with a short lesson in the Tuscan hill town of Greve-in-Chianti. Taste three fine Tuscan wines along with regional specialties like salami and cheeses. With the help of a gourmet guide, take notes and learn to identify flavor characteristics like “assonance” and “contrast” so you can confidently choose wine pairings back home.
Discover the joys of Italian cooking during a private culinary class. Set at a family-run farm near Chianti, you enjoy a truly authentic Tuscan experience. With undivided attention and expert instruction from your host, learn how to prepare fresh pasta, bruschetta, and tiramisu. Your epicurean excursion also includes a tour of the farm, plus a tasting of four wines and house olive oil with lunch.
You can't visit Italy without trying at least one pasta dish... So, we'll teach you two!Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta (filled pasta + fresh pasta) from scratch with your Cesarina. As the icing on the cake you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu.Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture. • Learn to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand• Learn to make 2 iconic pasta types• Learn to make the iconic tiramisu• Small-group cooking class with a maximum of 12 people. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine with other lovely guests• Enjoy an Italian Aperitivo to warm-upCesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country. They are welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional pasta recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Your day is just winding down, the sun's about to set... It's time for an Aperitivo. This glamorous Italian tradition is loved all over the world, and this is your chance to learn how to prepare it for yourself, the perfect souvenir. Preparing the perfect aperitivo is an art; you will learn how to prepare a selection of five elegant nibbles to pair with with a refreshing glass of fizz, ideal for sharing with friends in the early evening. Your aperitivo will be a bite-size representation of its local culture, using typical regional ingredients and local wines, such as a sparkling prosecco or a light red.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Have you ever been to a local market and traditional food shop in Italy, full of ingredients you'd love to experiment with? This is your chance to visit a market with a local expert, choose your most inspiring ingredients, and create and name your very own two recipes. Go food shopping with your Cesarina and choose 3-5 staple ingredients that capture your imagination before immersing yourself in a private cooking class at their home. With their expert guidance, you will learn how to prepare your chosen ingredients and make your own two Italian creations. Cultivate your creativity and confidence in the kitchen by adding an Italian flair to your dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Taste wines and learn to make fresh pasta during a half-day culinary experience in Montalcino. Your chef-instructor leads a class where you make traditional ‘pinci’ pasta from local flour, then head to the wine cellar to the region’s legendary Brunello di Montalcino wines. Top off the evening with a dinner of pasta and other dishes, accompanied by five wine tastings. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Culinary Experiences.Sandra Betti had the idea for ShopandCook:"My love of Tuscany brought me to the idea of healthy and tasty cooking, based on foods and ingredients direct from local sources."Cooking using seasonal produce and passing along centuries-old Tuscan traditions through my personal experience are the priorities for my culinary experiences.”We will show how to recognise quality in various produce that is essential to create excellent dishes.
Wine-tasting in Italy is a must, but if you want a truly immersive experience, try making your own wine. This private tour takes you to a historic villa and guides you step by step through the process of making wine and creating your own customized bottle, 12 of which will be shipped to your home. Also, enjoy an included Tuscan lunch.
Italy has a vast and varied culinary heritage, and our local hosts are proud to share its hidden secrets. Share your passion for Italian gastronomy with other lovely guests, immerse yourself in the vibrant local market and enjoy an authentic hands-on cooking class.You'll visit the local market with your Cesarina host, who will teach you all about how to select the best ingredients with the seasons. Then, you'll return to their home, warm up with an Italian Aperitivo and enjoy the class. You'll learn how to make one iconic Pasta type, typical of the city you are visiting, and the famous Tiramisu. After the class, you will enjoy everything you've prepared with local wines. This experience is the perfect choice if you want to encounter the real Italian regional gastronomy through genuine connections, food, and friendship.
Gain an inside perspective on Tuscan cuisine with a private cooking class in Florence, the birthplace of Italian gastronomy. After joining your guide for an educational tour of a local market, dive into a 3-hour cooking lesson that covers techniques and recipes for three authentic dishes. In addition to a 3-course meal and Chianti-region wine pairings, the tour includes a souvenir apron and shopping tote.