Cooking classes

Indulge in a True Piedmontese Tradition: The Sinoira Merenda

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 Duration 3h

 Max 50 guests

Spoken languages:  Italian, French, English

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    Welcome to my home in the heart of Turin, where you will have the opportunity to try a unique culinary experience inspired by the Piedmontese tradition of merenda sinoira. This cold meal, usually consumed around 5:00 pm and extended until dinner time, is considered the mother of all aperitivo in the world!

    I will guide you through a selection of traditional dishes prepared with high-quality local ingredients, such as cured meats and cheeses typical of the region, accompanied by freshly baked bread and grissini. I will also show you how to prepare some of the dishes, so that you can take home with you the techniques and recipes to replicate this unique experience. Come join me for a special evening of good food and great company in the heart of Turin.


    Gluten free

    I was fortunate enough to have a solo session with Bernadetta and I honestly had such a great time. We made ravioli, tagliatelle and tiramisù and they were all amazingly delicious. I had a great time with Bernadetta chatting about her life and Turin. She is such a warm, friendly and welcoming soul. It was such an authentic experience that really made my time in Turin. I will definitely be recommending the experience to all my friends and family who visit Turin, not only for the pasta making but to spend time with Bernadetta!
    Kiran - March 2023
    This cooking class was booked as a gift for my partners 30th birthday and did not disappoint. We had the most amazing time and were made to feel at home. We both have never made pasta before and soon felt like experts! Thank you Benedetta for an unforgettable experience.
    Sophia  - March 2023
    Benedetta was a wonderful host and a great teacher. He teaching style is great and very easy to follow. The food along with the hospitally was superb and it felt like we were cooking at home with our italian family. I would highly recommend this experience to annone who enjoys cooking and is in Turin. Thank you so much Benedetta.
    Alex  - March 2023
    Great hospitality! Great cooking class.
    Daniel B. - March 2023
    What a great experience!!!! This has topped every meal we`ve eaten at restaurants throughout Italy. She was the best teacher and so kind. We've learned a skill that we will be able to recreate over and over again! Cannot thank you enough!
    Katherine and Nicholas Fernandez  - March 2023

    €129.00 per guest

    €49.50 per child

    You’ll receive the exact address after the booking
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    Cesarina from 2018Location: Turin    Languages: Italian, French, English

    Seductive, regal and a little French. There is always something to do in Turin: from the “Mole” to Venaria, from chocolate treats to a special dinner at Benedetta's house. Our Cesarina nurtures a passion for the culinary art, having enjoyed good food from an early age. At her table, you’ll discover the traditional recipes of Piedmont, prepared with fresh produce from the local markets. Simplicity, a light touch and excellent ingredients are fundamental elements in her kitchen. She also loves combining tradition with a touch of originality and innovation, thanks also to her passion (and profession) for art and design. 

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    Families and solo travellers welcome

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