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Explore food and history with a taste of Renaissance

Duration:2 hours, 30 mins
Reviews:4.7 ★ (135)
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Cesarina Manuela’s beautiful apartment in a historic Florentine building in the Sant'Ambrogio district, a hidden gem of Florence which still retains its local feel.

With Florentine art and tradition throughout the house, admire the majesty of Florence from Manuela’s terrace with its churches of coloured marble and architecture that evokes the grandeur of Renaissance culture.

Manuela will introduce you to the flavours of Tuscan cuisine, a passion mastered thanks to family expertise passed down by her grandmother and father.

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

Crostini Toscani with (sausage and stracchino, beans and black cabbage)
  • Crostini Toscani with (sausage and stracchino, beans and black cabbage)
  • Risotto cooked with Chianti wine
  • Chicken cooked Tuscan style
  • Roast potatoes
  • Cantucci cookies and Vin Santo
  • Mixed crostini: with chicken pâté, tomato bruschetta and fettunta
  • Potato gnocchi (home-made) with butter and sage
  • Chicken 'alla cacciatora'
  • Roast potatoes and fresh salad
  • Tiramisu

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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