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Cooking class: 3 fresh pasta recipes in Montepulciano

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Duration 3h

Max 10 guests

Spoken languages:  Italian and English

Small group hands-on cooking class with 3 pasta recipes, followed by a tasting of the recipes prepared during the lesson

Shared Experience
Your experience
  • Gnocchi
  • Pasta with ragù (cooked in the terracotta pot)
  • Pici (homemade noodles) in a garlic sauce

Join me in a hands-on cooking class where we'll make three different types of fresh pasta, and then enjoy our creations with a tasting of local wines. We'll make pici all'aglione, homemade gnocchi with local cheeses, and a pasta dish with a hearty meat ragù. I'll share my passion for traditional Tuscan cuisine and my family's recipes as we work together to create these delicious dishes. By the end of the class, you'll have the skills and knowledge to recreate these dishes at home and impress your friends and family. Come share in the joy of cooking and eating together!

59 reviews
My husband and I had a great morning with Barbara preparing pasta & dessert. She is so knowledgeable and so nice to chat with! We highly recommend her. The food was better than the food we had the prior night with a private chef. Thank you Barabara!!!

Lori O - July 2024

Cooking with Barbara was so much fun! My husband and I signed up for an evening intimate class at Barbara’s home, which was so lovely. One other couple attended the class and we had a great time getting to know them too. Barbara taught us how to make traditional pici pasta and gnocchi from scratch, along with flavorings for the sauce and a tiramisu. We drank red wine while learning new techniques and highly recommend taking this class if you want an authentic experience!

Hannah - July 2024

We had so much fun learning and cooking with Barbara. Her home was lovely and the pasta and tiramisu was fun to make and delicious to eat.

CGE - June 2024

We loved our cooking class with Barbara! She had a beautiful home and taught us how to make two different pastas and tiramisu, which were all delicious. We learned a lot and really enjoyed spending time with her during the class. Definitely was one of the highlights of our trip. We highly recommend that other people book this class with her!

Christie M - June 2024

My whole family highly enjoyed it. A good time was had by all. The food was great and Barbara was very helpful and knowledgeable. Her home was beautiful and easy to find.

Meghan K.  - June 2024

€179.00 per guest

€89.00 per child

You’ll receive the exact address after the booking
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Cesarina from 2018Location: Montepulciano    Languages: Italian and English
Barbara welcomes us in Montepulciano Station, a historic village nestled on the hills in the province of Siena, near the characteristic medieval village is surrounded by three circular walls and is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the area. If you see it for yourself, you'll soon understand why: the old town sprawls over a steep hill, adorned with stunning towers and steeples, while its square opens onto the breathtaking panorama of the Tuscan countryside. Our Cesarina’s country house encapsulates this charming atmosphere. Her beautiful wine cellar is home to dozens of aging bottles of local wine, and the rest of the apartment is warm and welcoming. It is here that Barbara serves us her local specialties; simple, but with sterling character and unforgettable taste. 
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