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Dine in a 13th-century monastery in the Florentine hills

Duration:2 hours, 30 mins
Reviews:4.8 ★ (143)
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Driving out a few kilometers from the city into the green and tranquillity of the Florentine hills, Antonella, our Cesarina, welcomes you to her house: a former monastery from the 13th century.

Over the years, the home has also been a painter's studio and still today it is an artist's residence, where you can indulge in the tastes of true Tuscan cuisine.

Antonella is a local to Florence who loves to cook for her profession and passion. Antonella enjoys cooking with seasonal, locally grown ingredients to create ethnic and fusion cuisine. Most of all, she loves to share experiences and meet new people, welcoming them into her beautiful home in the Tuscan hills.

Le Cesarine offers bespoke gastronomic experiences; to taste traditional Italian food in good company and idyllic locations: historic buildings, antique villas, houses secluded by nature, terraces with breathtaking views. Le Cesarine’s hand-selected locations are some of the most beautiful private homes in all of Italy.

If you are passionate to explore the authentic flavours of traditional Italian cuisine and dine in elegant homes with local experts, this is the experience for you.

Cesarine supports Banco Alimentare, Italy's national food bank. By purchasing this experience, you will help Banco Alimentare to collect and distribute vital food to charities that support Italians in need. Cesarine will donate 1.00 euro for each reservation.

Our Cesarina's specialities

Roasted bread with black kale and 'olio nuovo'
  • Roasted bread with black kale and 'olio nuovo'
  • A cranberry bean and farro soup with rosemary olive oil
  • Prosciutto and sage rolls
  • Beans cooked 'uccelletto style'
  • Panna cotta
  • Bread crostini with pecorino cheese, honey and fried sage
  • 'Gnudi' with ricotta and spinach and cooked in butter, sage and parmesan
  • Prosciutto and parmesan bundles
  • Tomato gratin
  • Cantucci

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It was an amazing experience. The personal touch of the host Elinda and her technique was really good. She was very particular about everything
febbraio 2020
This was the best cooking class I have ever attended. We try to take a cooking class on every vacation, and we've had some very good ones, but
febbraio 2020
My husband and I can honestly say that this was one of our favorite cooking class experiences! We really enjoyed having Oriana as our pasta
febbraio 2020
We had an absolutely fantastic experienced with our Cesarina Barbara! My friend that went with me is really shy, but she helped him to really get
febbraio 2020
Martina was incredible and made us feel so at home during this experience! Her cooking was exquisite and she was able to express her passion for
Ashlyn + Blake
febbraio 2020