Cooking classes

Traditional cooking class in the heart of Bologna

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 Duration 3h

 Max 10 guests

Spoken languages:  Italian and English

Cooking class: learn how to cook Italian recipes and taste the dishes prepared during the class

Your menu
  • A selection of cured meats, Parmigiano Reggiano and baked polenta
  • Tagliatelle (homemade pasta) with ragù
  • Caprese cake (for my Neapolitan origins)

I live just a few steps away from one of the most charming and historically rich places in Bologna, the Basilica of Santo Stefano. Here, in one of the most beloved areas of the city's historic center, both by locals and tourists, I love to reveal the secrets of my family's recipes. I'm passionate about traditional cooking and love to share it with others. In my cooking class, I'll have you try my signature dishes. We'll start with a selection of cured meats, Parmigiano Reggiano, and roasted polenta, to tell you about the qualities of Emilian products, followed by tagliatelle with ragu and Caprese cake, which traces my origins.

I look forward to welcoming you into my kitchen, where we'll have the pleasure of cooking together and sharing this passion that can become yours too!

6 reviews
Ein tolles Erlebnis! Es hat sehr viel Spaß gemacht. Oriane ist super!
Gerlinde - May 2023
We had such a great time with Oriana! Everything was fantastic and our meal was perfect. Best meal we had in Bologna! Oriana was a wealth of information and the conversations we had were great. Eating our meal on her balcony with a stunning view was the “chocolate on the tiramisu !” Creating our own pasta was so ch a great experience! We would highly recommend! Can’t wait to take another cooking class.
Tamara Gollob - April 2023
We booked this experience to fill some time on a Sunday morning, and it ended up being one of the highlights of the trip.
Mackensie - April 2023
Oriana is the very best of Italians- warm, welcoming, enthusiastic, and deeply passionate about food and cooking. Our evening with her in her beautiful apartment was the highlight of our trip to Italy. We had a huge amount of fun, learned a lot, and thoroughly absorbed her love of Italy and its food. Sitting down to dinner (and lots of wine!) after our class, we felt like old friends. It really was a once in a lifetime experience and we feel incredibly lucky to have been matched with Oriana!
Thomas and Emily - April 2023
Oriana was wonderful, we enjoyed it very much 😍
Itay & Anat Mehl  - January 2023

€129.00 per guest

€64.50 per child

You’ll receive the exact address after the booking
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Cesarina from 2018Location: Bologna    Languages: Italian and English

Oriana, our Cesarina, lives within walking distance of one of the most historically rich and picturesque places in Bologna, the Basilica di Santo Stefano.  Here, in one of the most beloved areas of the historic town, by both Bolognese and tourists, Oriana introduces us to her family: Salvatore, her husband, and their four children that they love to pamper by cooking them healthy meals, while passing on the family recipes. Oriana is originally from Naples, but living in Bologna, she has learned how to make sfoglia, the typical local pasta, and ragù alla Bolognese. She delights in choosing the best cuts of meat to prepare her excellent bollito, or boiled meat, and for the smallest of her daughters, a lover of tortellini, she cooks this local pasta strictly in meat broth.

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