Italian Cooking Classes in a traditional Tuscan villa outside Florence. Both introductory courses for those who cannot cook and advance lessons for the kitchen chef and foodie who wishes to learn new skills. You can be picked up from Florence or drive yourself. See also our Week long Intensive Cooking Course 43.  Other more professional cooking courses are available as well  to enquire click here contact us 

Introduction to Tuscan Cuisine 42.

This introductory class is perfect for anyone wanting to learn the basics of Tuscan cuisine and cooking. You will be picked up in Florence and transported to the cooking school, which is held in the original kitchen of a 14th century villa. Discover step-by-step how to make a typically Tuscan meal, including the art of making fresh pasta. The lesson is hands-on, so you will be actively involved.

Recipes will vary according to season, and you will receive a recipe book at the end of the class.

You will then enjoy the meal you have created, which will be complemented by the estate’s own Chianti wine and extra-virgin olive oil.

Intro Course Details

Recipes vary according to the season, utilizing only the freshest ingredients available and providing you with a deeply individual Tuscan experience. The best part is the conclusion: indulging in the success of your creations.

09.30 Meet our driver at our central meeting point in Florence and begin your short 20 minute ride to the Villa outside Florence where you will meet your chef and begin your culinary adventure.

10:00 Begin instruction, highlighting the history of Tuscan cooking and presenting the day’s menu. Be prepared to roll up your sleeves for hands-on preparation of a glorious meal in one of our two authentic kitchens.

13:00 Enjoy the fruits of your labor! Eat the epic feast that you just created complemented by the estates own Chianti wine and extra virgin olive oil.

14:00 Return to Florence or your next destination with a full stomach, a Tuscan recipe book and memories to share with your family and friends.
TIME: 9.30 AM
DURATION: 4.5 hours
MAX NO.: 12
TOUR RUNS: Mon-Sat

An Italian Immersion 403

This advanced Tuscan Immersion cooking  class is perfect for anyone wanting to expand their knowledge of traditional and innovative Tuscan cuisine. You will be picked up in Florence and transported to the cooking school, which is held in the original kitchen of a 14th century villa. You do not have to be an advanced cook to take this class.

Do you want to expand your collection of Italian recipes? Get ready to savor some traditional and innovative Tuscan specialties. Learn how to prepare a beautiful Tuscan meal that will impress even the most experienced foodies. This class focuses on stuffed pastas such as the ravioli and also making the sauce. We also teach you to cook a perfect risotto beginning with making the broth and also the main course (meat) and the dessert.

In this class you will prepare 5-6 courses, comprising two anti-pasti, two pasta dishes, a second course, side dishes and dessert. The lesson is hands-on, so you will be actively involved.

Recipes will vary according to season, and you will receive a recipe book and special cooking school apron at the end of the class.

You will then enjoy the meal you have created, which will be complemented by the estate’s own Chianti wine and extra-virgin olive oil.

Immersion Course Details

09:30 – Meet our driver at our central meeting point in Florence and begin your short 20 minute ride to the Villa where you will meet your chef and begin your culinary class.

10:00 – Begins with highlighting the history of Tuscan cooking and presenting the day’s menu. Be prepared to roll up your sleeves for hands-on preparation of a glorious meal in one of our two authentic kitchens.

14:00 – Enjoy the fruits of your labour – Eat the epic feast that you just created complemented by the estate’s own Chianti wine and extra virgin olive oil

15:00 – Return to Florence or your next destination with a full stomach, a Tuscan recipe book and memories to share with your family and friends

 

Transfer Return from central meeting place in Florence to Villa in country outside Florence.
DURATION: 5 hours
MAX NO.: 12 Pax
TOUR RUNS: Mon-Fri
Depart Florence 9.30am
Return Florence 15.00pm