Tuscan Cooking Private Lessons with dinner

Join our unique cooking lessons and discover how to prepare traditional Tuscany dishes! Enjoy the perfect combination of traditional food and wine.

Wine tasting, Food tasting, Culinary experience
€205.00
Date of the tour

When to book - availability

All year long

Highlights

9 different menu to choose from
Private lesson
Traditional dishes

Languages: English, Italian
Duration: 4 hours
Group size: 1-8
Description

Barbara Bartolotta, your chef for this program, is an expert Italian cooks with extensive experience. She offers an introduction to preparing-and eating-traditional dishes along with the appropriate wines. Classes may be scheduled for any date with a two-day advance notice, and are conducted in your native language. 

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.  We are able to arrange the lessons also in the morning beginning at 10:30am. You have lunch at 12:30/13:00.

Our suggested menus:

A TUSCAN DINNER FOR FRIENDS 

Pappa al pomodoro or Panzanella (depending on the season) 
Tagliata di pollo all’aceto balsamico (chicken with balsamic vinegar) 
Seasonable vegetable side dish 
Panna cotta with sauce 
Red wine Chianti Buondonno, Castellina in Chianti

HAND-MADE PASTA

Pasta fatta in casa: preparation of different kinds of pasta with and without eggs, cutting by hand and machine (spaghetti, taglierini, fettuccine, tagliatelle, etc.)
Three typical Tuscan sauces: carrettiera, mushroom sauce *, and pesto
Mousse al ciccolato
Red or Rosè wine Chianti Buondonno, Castellina in Chianti

A MORE COMPLEX MENU

Mezzelune con ricotta e spinaci
Pollo alla cacciatora (chicken hunter's style)
Cantuccini di Prato (traditional tuscan cookies with almonds or chocolate)
Red wine Chianti Buondonno, Castellina in Chianti

A TRADITIONAL FAMILY MENU

Risotto con verdure (rise with seasonable vegetables)
Involtini di carne (meat rolls)
Seasonable vegetable side dish
Tiramisù
Red wine Chianti Buondonno, Castellina in Chianti

SEAFOOD LOVERS’

Polpettine di cozze (Musselsballs)
Risotto nero alla fiorentina (Florentine “black”risotto with cuttlefish)
Calamari con erbette e vellutata di piselli (Squid with small herbs and pea soup)
Lemon cake
White wine Vernaccia di San Gimignan

A SOPHISTICATED MENU

Cestini di Parmigiano con bucatini al pesto di rucola (parmesan waffel with long pasta with arugola pesto)
Filettini di maiale ai semi di finocchio (tenderloin pork with dry fennel)
Verza mantecata (creamy savoy cabbage)
Pears and chocolate Tart
Red wine Chianti Buondonno, Castellina in Chianti

MUSHROOMS MENU’

Crostini con funghi porcini (mushrooms on toast) *
Risotto ai funghi (Risotto with mushrooms) *
Arista al latte con funghi (Tenderloin pork with milk and mushrooms)
Tiramisù
Red wine Chianti Buondonno, Castellina in Chianti

DELICATE MENU’

Gnudi (naked green spheres with spinaches, ricotta and parmesan cheese)
Crocchette di patate con cuore al basilico (Potato croquettes stuffed with basil sauce)
Verdure di stagione (Season vegetables)
Mousse di ricotta
Red or Rosè wine Chianti Buondonno, Castellina in Chianti

VEGETARIAN TUSCAN MENU

Bruschetta with fresh tomatoes
Gnocchi con ragu di verdure (hand made pasta with seasonable vegetables sauce)
Involtini di verdure (Vegetables rolls)
Pineapple Tiramisù
Red or Rosè wine Chianti Buondonno, Castellina in Chianti

* Subject to seasonal availability

What's included

  • Ingredients for cooking dinner/lunch
  • Class in your native language
  • Great quality wine

Cancellations

  • Cancel up to 15 days before the date of the program to get full refund;
  • Cancel from 15 days to 72 hours before the date of the program to get 65% refund;
  • Cancel less than 72 hours before, no refund possible. 
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