Prepare your personal menu choosing 4 courses meal, prepared by all guest “hands on” or do a full immersion in a specific course, as only Pasta, or, only appetizers, or, only cake.
Below are listed some typical Tuscan dishes to let you choose one dish out of each step.
You will take your own notes regarding the dishes preparation during the class.
Class Menu proposals:
Step 1 - home Made Appetizers
Chickpeas cream with rigatino or shrimp
Bruschetta with tomato and basil
Croutons with stracchino cheese and sausage
Croutons with baked ham and celery
Croutons with tuna and butter
Step 2 - Home made Pasta
Fresh pasta with season sauce
“gnudi” (spinach and ricotta cheese balls)
Potatoes gnocchi with season sauce
Semolina gnocchi or Stuffed rice tomatoes or spelled with black olives pachino tomatoes and olive oil
Spaghetti with season sauce
Risotto with saffron
Step 3 -
Main course Meat or fish or vegetarian
Rolled veal with fontina cheese and speck with fried slides of celery
Baked pork loin with potatoes
Bones holes with rice
Pork fillet in crust
Florentine tripe or lampredotto
Peposo with steamed potatoes
Squids with potatoes
Rolled green pumpkin omelette stuffed with cheese
Little round shape zucchini stuffed with ricotta cheese
Seasonal vegetable flan
Green pumpkin sweet and sour sauce
A green salad with slides of apple, fennel and almonds or tomatoes au gratin, will be served with main course.
Step 4 - Home made cakes
Sweet pastries with melted chocolate
Florentine style stuffed crushed cake
Tart with home made jam
Biscuit with coconut flour and almonds
Rolled Chocolate cake
Home made Ice-cream
Original Tiramisu with season fruits
Classes allow a maximum of 4 participants.
Children are welcomeJ!
Preferable on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Possible on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday if book in advance.
Morning – suggested in winter period
From 10.00am to 1.00pm Lesson
From 1.00om to 2.30pm lunch
Afternoon – suggested in spring, summer and autumn
From 5.00pm to 8.00pm lesson
From 8.00pm to 9.30pm dinner
Rates can be flexible and are based on the menu chosen and number of people attending the lessons
(starting Euro 120,00 per person paid cash).
A bottle of Chianti Gallo Nero wine is included as well as still and sparkling water and Espresso coffee
At time of booking, please advise any food intolerance or any food allergy.
Transfer service can be arranged on request.
Looking forward to welcoming you in Chianti
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Book Paola’s Cooking classes in Chianti, a unique experience to learn how to cook traditional Tuscan and creative dishes using local and genuine products; at the end of the lesson you’ll eat and taste the unique flavor of the home-made Tuscan food.
Take part of the Cooking lesson in Chianti at Paola’s, in Chiesanuova—municipality of San Casciano Val di Pesa—a small village that is only 10 km away from Florence downtown , located in a typical Chianti side landscape.
Experience the opportunity of cooking with an opened window overlooking the Chianti hills and Tuscan landscape using genuine products of Paola’s garden: saffron, lemon, basil, oregano, mint, chives, olive oil from the garden’s olive trees.Paola will teach you how to prepare home made Tuscan food dishes that will be tasted and ate at the end of the lesson. The menu is subject to seasonal products and climate.
During the summer period, the home made typical Tuscan food dishes can be tasted and ate in the private garden’s patio, surrounded by lemon trees, olive trees , flowers and facing a beautiful Chianti’s sunset.
The closest station
Santa Maria Novella Florence train station
How to get to the station?
From Santa Maria Novella Florence train station : 0mins
Free pick up service
This host can pick up you for free from the closest station!
Exact location provided after booking.
Yes, Cooking class in Chianti trained by a real italian mamma, a unique experience to learn how to cook traditional Tuscan and creative dishes using local and genuine products; at the end of the lesson you’ll eat and taste the unique flavor of the home-made Tuscan food. has a vegetarian option.
It costs 130 per person.
Please go to Santa Maria Novella Florence train station which takes 0 mins from Santa Maria Novella Florence train station . Then Paola (host) will pick you up there!
Duration of this cooking class is 3 hours.
Up to 4 people can join Paola's cooking class.
You will receive the confirmation within 24 hours.
We accepts these cards on airKitchen.
Cancellations up to 48 hours prior to the class begins will be fully refunded by the airKitchen cancellation policy.