Bassano del grappa, in the heart of Veneto region, is famous for its old bridge, the Alpini Bridge (also known as Ponte Vecchio), whose construction dates back to the 13th century. It is also celebrated for its rich food culture, as the area is home to some prestigious ingredients; white Asparagus and Grappa are some of the flagships of this laid-back town.
If you’re lucky enough to be visiting Bassano del Grappa, don’t miss the chance to absorb the culinary knowledge of its passionate local people.
This village offers a variety of traditional dishes that locals have enjoyed for centuries - now it’s your turn to discover their stories as you cook up a storm with a real Italian family.
Why not learn how to prepare the typical "Risi e Bisi", or have a go at the divine Porcini mushroom risotto?
Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of some typical dishes and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by local wines.
Enjoy an Aperitivo with sparkling wine and nibbles followed by a cooking class. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic recipes (starter, pasta and dessert) and of the famous Bruschetta (/bruˈsketə/). Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes.