Alghero, Italy

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Feel right at home and indulge in the flavors of Sardinia with this cooking lesson and lunch in the countryside near Alghero. Help prepare a traditional meal under the guidance of a local chef, who welcomes you into his farmhouse to share the secrets of Sardinian home cooking. Sit down among new friends to enjoy the multicourse menu, complete with a hand-picked selection of regional wine and liqueurs.
  • Cooking lesson with lunch in the Sardinian countryside
  • Help prepare a 4-course lunch under the guidance of a local chef
  • Learn the secrets of traditional Sardinian home cooking
  • Use fresh produce, fish, meat, and olive oil from a local market
  • Located at a farmhouse near Alghero
  • Great way to gain insight into local culture and cuisine
When you arrive at chef Eugenio’s farmhouse, located just 5 miles (8 km) outside of Alghero, he and his wife will welcome you with typical Italian hospitality. Originally from the south of the island, they enjoy hosting visitors from all over the world to share authentic family recipes.
Roll up your sleeves, tie on an apron, and join Eugenio in his kitchen to whip up a 4-course menu featuring authentic Sardinian dishes like tomato bruschetta, gnocchi with lamb sauce, and scallops with lemon and rosemary. Use fresh produce, fish, and meats from the local market along with high-quality Puglian olive oil for a true taste of island cooking. If you prefer, you can also simply relax among the convivial atmosphere and watch instead of joining in the cooking.
When the work is done, sit down along your fellow travelers and Eugenio’s family to enjoy an appetizer, first and second courses, and a dessert. Enhance the cuisine’s flavors with a selection of Sardinian red wine, and sip distinctive local aperitifs like homemade lemoncello and mirto, a liqueur made from myrtle berries. See Itinerary for a sample menu.
It’s a fantastic way to immerse yourself in local culture and savor a meal you won’t get in any restaurant.


Sample Menu
• Appetizer: Bruschetta with tomatoes; cream cheese and rocket; vegetable fritters
• First: Sardi Gnocchi with lamb sauce
• Second: Scallops with lemon and roasted potatoes with rosemary
• Dessert: Squares of cottage cheese flavored with orange
• Beverages: Sardinian red wine, water, Mirto, and homemade limoncello liqueur 


Viator Traveler's Reviews

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, Jun 2018

I booked this cooking class as a present for my sister's birthday during our stay in Alghero. Irene, her family and friends, were all so welcoming and kind! It was such a fun day full of cooking, eating, sharing stories and getting to know one another. My sister and I both absolutely loved the experience and hope too come again the next time we are in Sardegna! :

I would 100 recommend taking this class, you will not be disappointed!

, May 2018

Irene and Igor are a lovely couple and total foodies. We had a great time learning how to make the various pasta from tagliatelle to raviolis. we tasted Igors' home produced wine which is excellent. we highly recommend this cooking class, its well worth the detour and the ambiance is casual and convivial.

, Jan 2018

My husband and I had a fantastic time learning how to make various pastas and about Sardinian culture. Our host family was warm and inviting. Their farmhouse is gorgeous. We toured their property including their small winery and sampled their delicious wine. This is an experience we will cherish!

, Oct 2017

This experience was everything and more. Irene was most welcoming and so were her dogs. It is a beautiful little spot in the Sardinian Countryside. We were able to make our own pasta, she showed us all of the steps and then we got to enjoy it along with many different appetizers that Irene and her brother prepared for us. It couldn't have been a more beautiful day and we were so lucky to have experienced such a day. Highly recommended!

, Sep 2017

We had an amazing dinner with Irene. She taught us how to create two types of pasta and a zucchini breading then served an amazing dinner on the patio by the pool. We also got to taste some of her homemade wine from the property. This was a highlight of our Sardinian Trip.

, Sep 2017

Wonderful day in a beautiful location. Fun relaxed class making pasta and learning the basics of Italian cuisine followed by delicious late lunch all under the friendly and welcoming eyes of Irene.

, Sep 2017

Wow.. what an amazing tour! Irene is a lovely and very friendly woman who speaks good English and makes you feel at home. You feel part of the 'family' for a short time. Very personal tour we were only with two!, which really is amazing and contributes to what you learn and experience. Lovely to hear something about how Irene came to live here and to see how she lives, that really adds to the whole experience.
You learn to make different kinds of pasta and different ravioli fillings, and also to make sweet ravioli as a dessert. After that, you eat some tempura vegetable snack with Irene and her husband which is really nice. And after that, it is time to enjoy different pasta dishes with some wine in the garden. Really: an amazing tour which I would highly recommend! Thank you Irene :

, Aug 2017

Irene and her family created a wonderful experience for us all. The food was wonderful.. We had a lovely group, and everyone got hands-on experience making pasta. If you are driving or taking a taxi, you'll want to get the driving directions from Irene. Also note that a taxi from Alghero is about 30-40 Eur. At least, this was our experience.

, Jul 2017

Worth every single penny...and more! Irene was so welcoming and her home is beautiful. We made different types of pasta and stuffed raviolli. After a tour of the house and grounds Irene led us to a table by her lovely peacful swimming pool that she had set up for us. We were then served home made prosecco and wine from her vineyard which was the best we have ever tasted. We were served course after course, the food was incredible! Do not hesitate to book this experience!

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