Learn to create classic dishes of the Lombardy region with a private cooking class in Lake Como. A member of the acclaimed Cesarine network of chefs will welcome you into their home for a lesson in Milanese-style cuisine as you help prepare a 3-course menu featuring northern Italian favorites like polenta, risotto, meatballs, osso bucco, and tiramisu. When the cooking’s done, sit down with your host to enjoy the homemade meal with wine pairings.
Engage your senses and discover one of Italy's most sought-after specialty products on a private truffle hunt in Bellagio. Hike through family land on the Lake Como shores with local chef Luigi Gandola and his trained truffle-sniffing dog on a search for the rare, fragrant tubers and wild mushrooms. Take the harvest back to a Bellagio restaurant, where the chef will whip up a gourmet meal featuring truffle and mushroom dishes with wine, prepared just for your party.
Gain exclusive insight into the world of Italian cooking during a private dining experience in Como. You'll overcome the language barrier as you browse a local market with your private guide and then watch as they whip up a tailored 4-course meal for you to enjoy. Unlike other typical cooking classes, you'll assist in the preparation of food but leave the cooking itself to a professional.
If there’s one dish everyone wishes they could bring home from Italy, it’s fresh egg pasta, a northern Italian signature. Learn how to mix, roll, cut, and cook your own fresh pasta alongside a local chef in their home around Bellagio—then eat it for lunch or dinner along with wine and coffee or tea. With numbers capped at just 10 travelers, you’re sure to master the tricks of the trade.
Pasta lovers—prepare to be amazed! This pasta-making class at a Cesarina’s home is the perfect way to learn new skills and taste incredible food too. As it’s a private class, you’ll have direct access to your teacher for questions along the way. Learn the secrets of the region’s most loved pasta dishes, and make three recipes. The best thing about the experience is that you get to eat the food at the end with wine included.
Visitors to Lake Como who wish to experiment with Italian home cooking will find the opportunity during this private cooking lesson and market tour. Shop for ingredients with a local “cesarina” and learn to prepare your very own recipe. It’s a unique experience in a private home, conducted under the expertise of your host. Taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of local red and white wines.
Italy offers a program called Le Cesarine in which local cooking enthusiasts bring visitors into their homes to try out local cuisine. With this tour, you'll join a cesarina at a local market, learning about produce, before returning to her home to learn about local cooking. Then you'll get to sample her creations, all paired with local wines from the region.
Learn to shop for fragrant herbs, fresh meats, and ripe fruits and vegetables and to prepare a traditional Italian meal with this local market tour and cooking class that takes focus on traditional Como recipes and foods. Discover old family recipes passed down through generations and prepare a four-course meal to enjoy with locally produced wines.
Get off the tourist track on this private, half-day cooking workshop. Enjoy a fully bespoke experience in the home of a Lake Como local as you master recipes for three different pasta dishes. Then, sit down to enjoy your freshly-cooked meal, paired with red and white wines from regional cellars.
Flytographer 60 Minute Vacation PhotoshootConnect with a local professional photographer in Lake Como and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Lake Como, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer. Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality, vacation photos.The best souvenir ever.
Step into the home of a local in the beautiful region of Lake Como, often referred to as the ‘pearl of Lombardy,’ for a private cooking class. Learn the secrets and techniques of Lombard cooking from your host as you get hands-on experience making a delicious meal. Then, enjoy the fruits of your labor paired with a selection of local red and white wines to cap off this amazing experience.
Capture memories of your Italian vacation during this private photography session in Lake Como. Choose from pre-set routes to take photos in stunning places like Menaggio, Varenna, and Bellagio or customize your own route. Sessions can be booked for individuals, couples, or groups and receive 45 high-resolution digital photos no more than five days after the shoot.
Flytographer 120 Minute Vacation PhotoshootConnect with a local professional photographer in Lake Como and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Lake Como, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer. Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality, vacation photos.The best souvenir ever.
Pick up the basics of northern Italian cooking in a private class in the home of a local. Visit the local market visit to select your fresh ingredients under the guidance of your host, then head to the kitchen for hands-on experience preparing classic Como recipes. Afterwards, sit down together to savor your homemade specialities and chat with your host over a glass of local wine.
Prepare a mouthwatering lunch with an authentic Milanese LadyEnjoy cooking together in the comfort of a private home in the trendiest area of MilanLearn about the recipes of the traditional Milanese cuisine
Immerse yourself in a rich culinary experience in Lake Como that goes deeper than most tours. On this private tour, you’ll visit a local market and food stores in the company of your local host, then you’ll enter their home to have a hands-on experience making three authentic regional recipes. Afterward sit down to enjoy your meal together, accompanied by a glass of local wine.