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Culinary experience on the shores of Lake Como

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Monica

Varenna

Duration 2h 30m

Max 4 guests

Spoken languages:  Italian and English

Lunch or dinner : typical 3-course dining experience with aperitivo and cooking demo

Private Experience

Private experiences are reserved for you and any guests you have booked for: no other people will be added so that you can enjoy maximum privacy.

Your experience
  • Local cold cuts and cheeses
  • Homemade tagliolini with bottarga
  • Tiramisù

Varenna, a charming gem nestled on the shores of Lake Como, is renowned for its extraordinary beauty and peaceful ambiance. This picturesque village, with its pastel-colored houses, narrow and romantic alleys, and flower-covered terraces overlooking the water, exudes timeless charm. In my kitchen in Varenna, you'll have the chance to immerse yourself in Italian culinary culture, surrounded by breathtaking views and the serenity of this unique and magical place. I look forward to sharing with you our love for food and passion for our rich culinary tradition.

Reviews
5.0
25 reviews
We enjoyed a wonderful cooking experience with Monica in Varenna. Great venue and fun, easy recipes that we can make ourselves when we return home.

Patti J - May 2024

Monica was delightful, and a wonderful teacher! I already make pasta at home once in a while, and we are so glad we signed up for this time with Monica and another very lovely couple!

Theresa M. - May 2024

Monica is a great instructor and clearly explains everything. When we arrived she welcomed us with preseco and antipasti. She made ravioli dough making easy and also taught us to make tiramisu. She is funny and shared great stories and adventures in the Lake Como area, along with other areas as well.

Anna - April 2024

My fiance and I thought this cooking class was such a fun activity on our Lake Como vacation. Monica was so sweet, the space was so unique, and the food was absolutely delicious. It was one of the best things we ate on our entire trip! The reason for the 4 stars is the class was a tad rushed as we were told we would miss the ferry back to Bellagio. Although we had the ferry schedule and knew there would be multiple ferries running, we listened to her as we were not local. It's possible it was an honest mistake, however it made the class a bit rushed which was disappointing. On a side note, I assumed we would also be cooking the pasta, but it's actually only making the past as stated in the description. Even with that, this was still a wonderful experience and I would love to eat that pasta again.

Katie - April 2024

We were very happy and pleased wit our time and Monica She made our day very special and we enjoyed so much. Can’t wait to cook for my family at home :) I can recommend for everyone ❤️

Niki  - April 2024

€120.00 per guest

€60.00 per child

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Monica
Cesarina from 2018Location: Varenna    Languages: Italian and English
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