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Tortellini with panoramic views of Bologna

Location:Bologna
Duration:2 hours, 30 mins
Experience:Private
Reviews:4.5 ★ (197)
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Elena’s penthouse apartment is an ideal setting to appreciate Bologna’s architectural beauty with its towers, churches, and terraces against a backdrop of the Apennine hills. Find out why Bologna is nicknamed “la Rossa” from her terrace with a rare view of Bologna’s classic red, terracotta rooftops, which are even more colourful towards sunset.

Elena's cooking is passed down by her mother and highlights the rich flavours of Bolognese traditional cuisine with dishes such as passatelli in brodo, polpettone, 'crescenta' with mortadella, and torta di riso.

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.

Our Cesarina's specialities

'Crescenta Bolognese' with mortadella and Parmesan, small fritters with onion scent
  • 'Crescenta Bolognese' with mortadella and Parmesan, small fritters with onion scent
  • Passatelli with meat broth
  • Meatloaf
  • Friggione
  • 'Torta di riso' (rice cake flavoured with candied citron, vanilla and powdered amaretti biscuits)
  • Small 'crescente' with cold cuts and mortadella mousse
  • Tagliatelle with ragu and Parmesan
  • Stuffed zucchini
  • Spinach sautéed with Parmesan, chard, garlic, oil and chilli pepper
  • Baked peaches scented with amaretto

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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
Sailee_L
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
politicsandfootball
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
863kels
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
Marissa
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