Cooking classes

A great classic of Bolognese cuisine: the cutlet

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 Duration 3h

 Max 9 guests

Spoken languages:  Italian, English, French

Cooking lesson: learn how to cook Italian recipes with a local Cesarina

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    Come and discover the rich and enveloping flavors of Bolognese cuisine in my cozy house, just outside the center of Bologna. Experience an unforgettable culinary adventure in a warm and welcoming atmosphere that will make you feel right at home from the very first moment. Together, we'll learn how to prepare a great classic of Bolognese cuisine: the cotoletta - simple to make but packed with flavor. These delicious and crispy cutlets are the perfect accompaniment to a tasty friggione, the typical Bolognese sauce, or delicate gratin tomatoes, to delight your taste buds and your mood. And for an appetizer? An exquisite soufflé of vegetables with a crispy Parmesan wafer. How could we not end the experience with a classic tiramisu? This easy-to-make recipe is loved by all guests.

    28 reviews
    Paola was amazing! You could not ask for anything more. She was friendly, outgoing, and a great culinary educator. Her warm demeanor and sincere attitude was a delight. She even changed the menu for us when she was informed we were excited to make the famous Bologna ragu. Thank you for everything! We hope to be back soon!
    Perry Skolnick - May 2023
    I had the most amazing few hours with Paola, her wisdom and her charm and her passion for food were infectious. She is a wonderful guide, a great cook and a fabulous host. This cooking class was as authentic as I'd hoped for - the food we created are simple but effective recipes which I fully intend to do when I'm back in my own kitchen. Strongly recommended if you're wanting to do something different. Thank you Paola! I hope we meet again...
    Guy Bullock - March 2023
    Paola was so inviting and patient with us! The food was delicious and we cannot wait to try the recipes at home. What a wonderful experience!
    Elizabeth - May 2023
    We had a wonderful experience and learned some techniques that we will use from now on.
    Erik - May 2023
    We met Paola by the Fontana del Nettuno (Neptune Fountain) in downtown Bologna and asked her to show us the city market more frequented by locals (versus the more touristy one) and so she did. We went and bought a few ingredients together and she explained everything around the market. We then all chatted on our way to her beautiful home, where she led us through preparing a three-course meal of Piadina, Tortelloni, and Tiramisu. We ate the food we made at her table and she truly made us feel at home. It was honestly an amazing value because we can now go home and make this on our own. It’s not out of our reach, and that was her intention. She is kind, super intelligent, fun, and a great teacher. A Bolognese local! Ask for Paola and I hope you get her as a guide.
    Tadeo and Anna - May 2023

    €129.00 per guest

    €64.50 per child

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    Cesarina from 2018Location: Bologna    Languages: Italian, English, French

    Want to enjoy the finest flavours of one of the world’s most iconic cuisines, right at the city gates of Bologna?  You can! Paola lives at Porta San Felice, near Bologna’s original city walls.  Enjoy a special lunch and dinner during the summer in the garden of this gourgeous house in the city center of Bologna.
      In this tranquil location our Cesarina takes us on a journey through the flavours of Bologna’s local traditions, from mortadella to ragù alla bolognese. “I love cooking, because it brings together family traditions and the joy of sharing food with other people”.  

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