Private Tuscan Cooking Lesson

Enjoy a private cooking lesson and learn how to prepare delicious Tuscan recipes!

€ 260,00

Overview

  • Classes may be scheduled for any date with a two-day advance notice, and can be conducted in your native language (English, French, German, Spanish and Japanese).
  • You may take one lesson or combine them to fashion a program to your interests.
  • Lessons begin at 16:00. After assisting in the preparation of dishes, you sit at a table and at 18:30/19:00 you have dinner, enjoying your creations with the correct wines.
  • The location for our private cooking lessons is in Piazza D'Azeglio 20 in Florence, a few meters from S. Croce Cathedral and the Ancient Food Market of S. Ambrogio.
  • Cancellation policy: 100% refund for cancellations at least 15 days before the tour; 50% refund from 14 to 2 days before the tour; no refund for further cancellations and no shows.

Private Tuscan Cooking Lesson

Choose one of the following menus – or combine several to fashion a program to match your interests!:

A TUSCAN DINNER FOR FRIENDS

  • Pappa al pomodoro (Tuscan bread & tomato soup)
  • Tagliata di pollo all’aceto balsamico (chicken with balsamic vinegar)
  • Seasonal vegetable side dish
  • Panna Cotta with sauce

Red wine: Chianti Selvapiana, Rufina

HAND-MADE PASTA

  • Preparation of different kinds of pasta, cutting by hand and with a machine (spaghetti, taglierini, fettuccine, tagliatelle, etc.)
  • Three typical Tuscan sauces: carrettiera, mushroom sauce*, and pesto
  • Mousse al cioccolato (chocolate mousse)

Red wine: Chianti Colli Fiorentini Lanciola Impruneta

A MORE COMPLEX MENU

  • Mezzelune con ricotta e spinaci (half-moon shaped pasta with spinach and ricotta)
  • Pollo alla cacciatora (chicken hunter\'s style)
  • Cantuccini di Prato (traditional tuscan cookies with almonds or chocolate)

Red wine: Sangiovese Lagone Livorno

A TRADITIONAL FAMILY MENU

  • Risotto con verdure (risotto with seasonal vegetables)
  • Involtini di carne (meat rolls)
  • Seasonal vegetable side dish
  • Tiramisù

Red wine: Monteregio Fabula Massa Marittima

SEAFOOD LOVERS

  • Polpettine di cozze (Musselballs)
  • Risotto nero alla fiorentina (Florentine “black” risotto with cuttlefish)
  • Calamari con erbette e vellutata di piselli (Squid with tender herbs and pea soup)
  • Lemon Cake

White wine: Vernaccia di San Gimignano Casale Falchini

A SOPHISTICATED MENU

  • Cestini di Parmigiano con bucatini al pesto di rucola (parmesan waffle with long pasta with arugula pesto)
  • Filettini di maiale ai semi di finocchio (tenderloin pork with fennel seeds)
  • Verza mantecata (creamy savoy cabbage)
  • Pears and Chocolate Tart

Red wine: Morellino Le Pupille Scansano

MUSHROOM MENU

  • Crostini ai funghi (mushrooms on toasted bread)
  • Risotto ai funghi (Risotto with mushrooms)
  • Arista al latte con funghi (Tenderloin pork with milk and mushrooms)
  • Tiramisù

Red wine: Chianti Colli Senesi Il Cerro Montepulciano

DELICATE MENU

  • Gnudi (naked green pasta spheres with spinach, ricotta, and parmesan cheese)
  • Crocchette di patate con cuore al basilico (Potato croquettes stuffed with basil sauce)
  • Verdure di stagione (Seasonal vegetables)
  • Mousse di ricotta (ricotta mousse)

Red wine: Fabula Monteregio Morris Farm

VEGETARIAN TUSCAN MENU

  • Bruschetta with fresh tomatoes
  • Gnocchi con ragu di verdure (hand made pasta with seasonal vegetables sauce)
  • Involtini di verdure (Vegetables rolls)
  • Pineapple Tiramisù

Red wine: Barco Reale Ambra Carmignano

* Subject to seasonal availability

Prices Detail

Full: 260, Fare applied whenever no reduction may be applied

Timetables

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