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Cooking Classes

Traditional Italian food cooking class at a Tuscan farmhouse

Availability: see calendar
Duration: 6 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Join a hands-on Italian cooking class at a Tuscan farmhouse
  • Enjoy a morning food tour with tastings in Florence
  • Learn how to make bruschetta, home-made pasta, Tuscan roast pork with potatoes and tiramisù
  • Taste your freshly cooked meal accompanied with wine
What to expect

Enjoy a full day cooking class in the Tuscan countryside, including a food tour through the historic center of Florence led by a local foodie guide: taste delicacies in the Florentine's favorite bakery and grocery stores to experience Tuscan food like a local and buy your ingredients in Florence's most vibrant food market.

First, discover Florence's historical food market where the locals do their daily shopping. Meet the bakers, the butchers, and the farmers selling vegetables from their fields. Their stalls are full of items such as fresh fruit, vegetables, cheeses, cured meats, balsamic vinegar, sun-dried tomatoes, olives and many other Italian food specialties. Shop for the ingredients to use in your cooking class and learn to choose the best seasonal products.

Then, at the beautiful farmhouse, start creating a complete menu, from appetizer to dessert, using only the freshest seasonal ingredients, coming from the vegetable garden. Learn how to make real Italian fresh pasta by hand with freshly laid eggs and a traditional meat sauce! Prepare a classic bruschetta with fresh bread, homegrown tomatoes, and the farmhouse's own extra virgin olive oil; then take a break to enjoy your bruschetta with a glass of Chianti wine.

After the break, learn how to prepare traditional Tuscan roast pork, Arista and Tuscan roast potatoes using fresh herbs collected from around the farmhouse. At the end of your class, prepare a delightful Tiramisù!

At last, sit down and enjoy a wonderful meal: each course will be paired with a carefully selected wine to compliment the flavors of the food you have prepared. At the end of your meal, your driver will be waiting for you for a short drive back to Florence, so it's time to say "arrivederci", after an unforgettable experience in Tuscany.

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What's included
  • Food tour in Florence
  • Roundtrip transfer from Florence to the farmhouse
  • Cooking lesson
  • Lunch with wine
  • Recipes
  • An Italian cooking diploma for your hard work!
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Youth (12 - 26 years old)

Adult group (6 or more adults)

Where

Santa Maria Novella Train Station, Florence, Italy

Meeting point:

In front of Santa Maria Novella train station: look for the "Walkabout" sign at the taxi stand

What to remember
  • On Sundays and public holidays, the visit to the San Lorenzo's Mercato Centrale won't be provided
  • Due to uneven and steep surfaces, this tour is not accessible to anyone with walking difficulties or wheelchair users
  • Unfortunately, vegetarian or other alternative dietary requirements cannot be catered for
  • Children under 12 are not accepted
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When

Every Day from March 1st 2018 to October 27th 2018; Mondays to Saturdays from October 28, 2018 to February 28, 2019

at 9.00am (please arrive at least 15 minutes before)

Blackout dates: November 1, December 8, 24, 25, 26, 31, January 1

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Walkabout Florence
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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