"If you go to Rome to dine, you're getting only a taste of Italian culture. For a full immersion, you've got to make some pasta and traditional sauces yourself"
"Making tagliatelle with Bolognese sauce... in Bologna. Through an organisation called Cesarine..."
"In viaggio per l'Italia? Può essere l'occasione per imparare il meglio della nostra cucina regionale."
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Where else to experience the heart of Italian cooking than in the home of an excellent Italian cook! Learn all the traditional culinary secrets with Cesarine.
Amazing experience ! Beatrice is a kind smart intelligent woman It was special to be a guest in her home and learn so much about food in general and especially pasta making. Highly recommend!
Ben josef girls
Me and my friend had a fun and informative cooking class with Santa. From the start she welcomed us into her home.and created a cool vibe atmosphere. With 70s Motown music playing in the background, we talked about our experiences cooking. She taught us how to prepare tagliatelle w marinara sauce , spinach ricotta ravioli with sage and olive oil and tiramisu. She also prepared a few appetizers for us to enjoy. She offered us red wine , prosecco , and also a shot of her home made Limoncello which just knocked your socks off. It w as that good!!! She took great pictures of us as we prepared our recipes.and assisted us with technique. Just a relaxing and enjoyable 3 hour experience,
What a fabulous experience and a warm Italian welcome from Flora, husband and brother in law. We were made to feel part of the family from the beginning and managed to try out some of our Italian speaking skills. They were very patient with us! Our lesson in the kitchen was for two dishes and both seemed to truely relect the area and passion for cooking. Hopefully we made good students for the day. Then a generous and beautifully cooked and presented meal with great company. Truely a very special experience and one we would highly recommend.
I love to cook because it brings me joy. Cooking with Rosa amplified that joy with her good humor, her beautiful voice as she sang to the pasta, and her incredible hospitality. She is a fantastic cook and patient teacher. I learned great tips and felt like I spent the day chatting with my girlfriends at home. Thank you for a wonderful day, Rosa!
Anna in Como was absolutely wonderful! I fell sick the day of my original class but she kindly let me come a day later and did the class with just myself. She had brilliant knowledge of the cooking techniques and lots of knowledge about Como and Italy that she taught me. She was very welcoming and her home was beautiful. Thank you Anna!
Francesca in Catania was amazing! Her husband even took photos for us during the experience. The food was so delicious and we had a great time making it :)
We really enjoyed learning and cooking Italian recipes from the Vicenza region that were delicious. Elisa is a wonderful host and makes delicious food. She really does make you feel at home in her home. We can’t wait to do another cooking class with her.
I had such a great experience with Tiziana and Roberto. I would recommend this experience as it's great for both beginners and experienced cooks. We made calamaritto , gnocchi with pesto and friscieu with zebibbo. They were incredibly kind and welcoming and would recommend as a must when visiting Genoa. I will visit again to cook the other courses that they provide.
We are Italy’s first nationwide community of local home cooks. Our mission is to safeguard Italy’s food culture through home cooking. Since 2004, we’ve been organising authentic culinary experiences in hundreds of local homes all over Italy. Our experiences create a genuine connection between curious travelers and welcoming Italians, showcasing the very best of Italy through food and friendship.