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The art of Pasta - Authentic Recipes
We will show you every secret to achieve an amazing pasta dough like in a Michelin star restaurant. I learn everything from my grandma, true pasta maker from Emilia Romagna (Bologna city). After many experience in Michelin star restaurant as a chef, I decide to open my experience on Airbnb to share my passion for pasta. We going to start with a little introduction to the ingredients, after that we going to do the dough and you will be able to prepare you own pasta from scratch! I will teach you some different kind of pasta shapes as -Tortelli -Tagliatelle -Fettuccine and a lot more :) A wonderful experience about the magical word of pasta. Of course, at the end we are going to enjoy together an amazing pasta dish. I will show you how to prepare few different sauces for our amazing pasta! We will be taste 3-4 different pasta dishes! Can't wait to share with you more about Pasta world!
SKIP THE LINE: Love the David
Michelangelo's David as you've never seen it before. We will go through the life of the great genius of all times. I will have the pleasure of telling you all the secrets that hide behind the genius of Michelangelo and the giant David. If you are looking for other beautiful experiences, here you have the links to book unforgettable tours: ACCADEMIA(DAVID), UFFIZI GALLERY, BRUNELLESCHI'S DUOMO, MEDICI TOUR, MEDICI PALACE-MICHELANGELO'S SACRESTY. Other things to note IMPORTANT TO KNOW I ALWAYS HAVE AVAILABILITY FOR TICKETS. The ticket is not included in the price. The ticket price is 16 euros (12 + 4 booking fee). I will make the reservation for the tickets, admission fees are paid before we start.
Jump on e-bikes to the Florentine hills
First, we'll take some minutes to take confidence with the engine of the e-bikes; you don't need to be particularly fit even if we'll cover hilly roads; the engine makes the effort for you. In a couple of minutes, we'll leave the city center to reach the countryside towards the south area of Florence. Through a nice bike path, we'll get to the most popular panoramic view over the city of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo. From there, we can admire from the distance all the architectures of the city. With the use of the electric engine, in no time we'll be in the area of Arcetri, where the scenary is totally different: no tourists,olives groves, small vineyards, typical Tuscan countryside. I'll tell you something about our local products such as the Extra Virgin Olive Oil and the wine. Electric bikes, nature, green colors, red poppies and birds cheeping are the context of this ride. After the ride, we'll get back to the city center to taste a wonderful gelato in one of the best spots in town! If you have kids, please contact me!
Florence from the rooftops
This experience is a great combination of food,drinks and sightseeing. Visit historical bars with an amazing view, talk to locals and learn a lot about the history and the culture of Florence. Our groups are of a maximum of 13 people. If you see at the moment of booking that more than 13 people have signed up don't worry, we always split the group in two or three. I will answer all your questions regarding not only the places you visit, but also the habits and traditions of the locals. You'll taste italian "aperitivo", sample the finest wines or the typical long drink called "spritz" (wines and long drinks for those 18 and older with a valid ID, for younger soft drinks). You'll taste the best coffee in Town and you'll finish with a great artisanal gelato. -MORNING OPTION: You're tasting a tipical italian breakfast with "cornetto and cappuccino", You'll taste italian "aperitivo", sample wine or a typical italian drink and we'll have a sweet surprise at our last stop- At the end of the tour your heart is full of beauty, your mind full of knowledge and interesting facts and you belly full of the most tasty traditional Italian food. Probably we will have become friends, because in Italy we say that nothing unites people more than tasting something special together *This tour runs rain or Shine. In case of rain we'll be dry on the rooftops* Check out my other experiences!!
Italian Spaghetti & Lasagna
lasagna is one of the best dishes in Italy. We will teach you how to do it! It will be a very fun experience, our teachers are waiting for you in our cooking school.
Also will learn how to make Spaghetti! We will be in San Frediano, the school can be reached from any point of the historic center even by walking. We will provide you with the tools useful for the preparation: kitchen gown, rolling pin and pasta cutter, eggs and flour. We will show you how to cook sauces to season your pasta. During the experience we will offer you the wine that I produce in my organic farm, make with natural method. After preparing the pasta, we will set a table and eat it together the pasta that you have prepared, like an italian family. To finish, we will also taste a delicious chocolate dessert. All of you will received the recipes with our secrets. Generally the course lasts 3 hours with about 12 people per group, we are pleased to meet you and let you spend a nice time with us for a fun and unique experience

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Highlights of Florence by sidecar
We will take you with the sidecar to know our Florence, not the usual one in Piazza Signoria, Uffizi, etc ... No, the one where we grew up and that we still attend today; the one of the workshops of artisans and small keepers of Florentine enogastronomic traditions. The sidecar is the perfect way to move in the old narrow streets of the heart of the city, to visit the Oltrarno, perhaps the only area still populated by the Florentines and their traditions. But we will also take you out of the city to the surrounding hills that have made Florence as famous as its museums and works of art. The stages we choose together, depending on time, day of the week and especially according to your tastes! Other things to note We provide rain coat for passengers in case of (not too hard!) rain. Also a wooden coat when it's windy.
3 Wineries: Tuscan Wine Tour
Each group is of maximum of 7-8 people Wine tour in Chianti, 3 wineries. You will be picked up in front of the Biblioteca Nazionale, P. dei Cavalleggeri, Firenze - always ask for TUSCANYTOURTIME BY ANGELA and we will drive about 40 minutes through the amazing tuscan countryside where you can admire the famous rolling hills and spectacular views of the Chianti shire. We will visit 3 family boutique wineries and along with the owners we will see all the wine-making process from the fermentation to the aging cellars, immersed in a postcard landscape all day long. If you are interested in enjoying the local wines, with all information about everything it is the wine tour for you! You will learn how to properly taste wine and how to distinguish different types of wine and of different ages. We will enjoy superb wines and also a light lunch so come thirsty and with an empty belly! It is an excellent experience if you want to learn more about wine, wine tasting, and of course to try some of the best wines in the Chianti region with real experts. Please email me if you do not see your date available or check our website: angelapersonaltuscantour.com Lunch, snacks, transport INCLUDED Other things to note The tour starts at 9.45 a.m. SHARP, if you are in late, you will have to take a cab ( if you find it) to the first winery at your expense.
Luca & Lorenzo, cooking in Chianti hills
We will meet in Santa Maria Novella station and we will take you in our house. The Journey takes just 20 minutes.We’ll explore the rich flavors of Italian cuisine in this interactive cooking class in a hillside woodland home. Together we’ll prepare different kinds of pasta from scratch,sauces, then learn how to make a traditional Italian dessert in a very friendly way .We’ll kick off lunch with a selection of Italian snacks with aperitivo before tasting our culinary creations.During the experience we will offer you ,free of charge, three different kind of wines (or two kind of wines and one home made digestive). Our meal will feature seasonal local herbs and of course you will taste our Oil .You'll enjoy a day outside from the noise of the city a non-turistic experience. EACH PARTICIPANT WILL MAKE HIS OWN PASTA THEN WE WILL COOK IT IN THE SAME POT TO BEEN SHARE IT , THEN WITH THE REST OF THER GROUP LIKE AN ITALIAN FAMILY. Our experience is a journey about food, love & passion. Other things to note Let us know if you have ALLERGIES ( foos and animals)or dietary restrictions before booking,we are currently unable to accomodate those with celiac/dairy disease/vegans/gluten free We will be maximum 12 participants. Meeting point in front of the Freccia Lounge waiting room . Luca & Lorenzo won awards for Best Love & Best rated experience worldwide
E-Bike, bread and extra virgin olive oil
With our e-bike, you will discover Fiesole, the sky above Florence, the nature and the Tuscan countryside "so close and yet so far" from the city. I'll show you the places I love, where I've spent my whole life. Max 4 participants, or privately, in the morning, in the afternoon, at sunrise or sunset, sometimes at night, we will ride at least 30km (18mi), but distance and route may vary depending on the ability of the participants. You will see where Leonardo da Vinci lived and dreamed about human flight, where Dante fell in love with Beatrice. Breathtaking panoramic views of Florence, the hills and countryside surrounded by fields of olive trees. Depending on the season, we will reach a monastery still inhabited by monks at an altitude of over 800m (2600ft), or Michelangelo's childhood home. We will cross the path of the Via degli dei, the ancient Via Flaminia Minor, the Etruscan road that crossed the Apennines mountains at least 200 years BC. During the trip, we'll get some fragrant bread and fresh seasonal vegetables from local farmers, like I usually do with my family. Then we will have a little food break at Giorgio's farm, where we will eat outdoors on the farmyard, tasting his extra virgin olive oil and his good wine: these are always on my kitchen table at home. It won't be a tourist experience, but a little adventure: that's local life away from crowded places.
Cook with Cristiana and Mamma Nora
During my cooking class, you will be able to immediately immerse yourself in a familiar and informal atmosphere, also thanks to the warm and welcoming ways of Mamma Nora. Before you know it, you will find yourself with an apron around your neck and ready to be part of her kitchen! You will discover and learn the secrets of homemade pasta, how to prepare a good savory sauce to accompany it and make one of the most famous Italian desserts: Tiramisù. Of course the menu can change according to guests's requests. We will cook together using mainly our all organic products, starting from the eggs of my hens. we will use flours of ancient Tuscan grains and above all we will cook with seasonal vegetables as they did in the past. We will cook inside the old celler of the Farm, as it is the coolest place we could find in summer! We will visit the garden to pick up some herbs, and for the brave ones, there will be a visit to our chicken coop! Once finished working, we will set the table and we will finally enjoy our wonderfully prepared meals. Other things to note Please, bring a lot of joy! We will spend the day together so It is forbidden to be sad! In summer, as we are in the country side, please wear long trousers and closed shoes... or bring mosquitos repellent cream. Please, advise me in advance, if you have special requests or in case of intollerances

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Hunt for truffles in the Tuscan woods
My family, my dog, Billo ,and I will guide you in truffle hunting in our beautiful woods in Chianti. Truffle hunting is an ancient tradition in Tuscany, and has only one rule—respect nature. For this reason, it will be necessary to conduct a small briefing before going into the woods, a sacred place for truffle hunters. During the hunt, I will tell you about the truffle, the magic of its traditions, its history, mythology, and uses in the kitchen. You will learn how to recognize and distinguish a good truffle from other fake "truffles" of inferior quality. After the hunt, we will return home for a scheduled lunch or dinner, based on fresh, real truffles and served with our own wine and extra virgin olive oil. We will show you how to clean truffles and prepare typical truffle recipes, such as crostini al tartufo, tagliatelle al tartufo, and more.
BachYard. A concert in the Vineyard.
My guests will enjoy one of the best views of the hillside in Cinque Terre, enjoy local specialties and listen to my Bach played live on the piano. The focus of this year, 2022, will be J. S. Bach's Goldberg Variations and Six Partitas. I will welcome my guests into my property, inside the Cinque Terre National Park, where they will visit a young vineyard, learn about the building techniques of the old dry stone walls that are peculiar to this area and hear some historical background of what makes our area so unique. Afterwards, they will enjoy a full dinner, a selection of wines and my homemade lemon liqueurs while enjoying classical piano music played live. I will only be able to transport a maximum of 6 guests per session in my vehicle but will help organise transportation for any extra guests who may be interested. The whole event will take place outdoors, on my terrace above the vines. If the weather does not allow for an enjoyable outdoor setting the event will be cancelled and our guests entirely reimbursed. For updates, check out our website: bachyard.com Bring along your camera, drinking water and an umbrella/blanket according to the weather. During these strange times you are also, unfortunately, required to bring a face mask.
Exclusive Picnic with panoramic view on Tuscan hills
The experience will start with the guided tour of Medici Villa "La Ferdinanda" garden (UNESCO heritage site) with its description and history. At the end of that pleasant walk, we're moving to one of the most panoramic point of the estate, with a stunning view on vineyards. In the picnic area you're going to enjoy an unforgettable picnic with private wine tasting (3 Tenuta di Artimino wines + 1 sweet wine) and a nice basket with many Tuscan specialities.(Gluten Free and Vegan food alternatives available on request).
Countryside Dream Farm in Tuscany with Lunch and Pool
We invite you to spend a relaxing day on our organic hilltop luxury farm in Tuscany, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees. For a day you will get away from the crowds, heat, noise and queues. Enjoy a day of nature, incredible views, friendly people, great food and wine! Our experience starts in Florence Santa Maria Novella Central Station where you will meet and we will help you buy the train tickets to San Miniato. The train ride to San Miniato will take 40 minutes. Upon arrival, we'll walk around the estate so you can see our vineyard and olive grown. We'll visit the gardens to gather ingredients for our lunch, which we'll prepare together in our home kitchen. You'll find out how traditional Tuscan cuisine is simple, fresh, and delicious. Depending on the season, we might pick grapes, olives, wild asparagus, wild herbs, or even hunt for prized white truffles in autumn. During lunch we will taste of our red and rosé wine together with our extra virgin cold pressed olive oil. After lunch you're welcome to kick back in the garden, take a swim in our 20 meters infinity pool filled with salted water (the pool is open form May to September), or stroll up to see a remote little church. Let us know if you have allergies or dietary restrictions .
Truffle hunting in Chianti hills
Our adventure begins at morning in Piazza della Calza in Florence at Bar d'angolo. We'll drive to our 12th-generation winery, Wich is not open to the public, in the gorgeous wine country of Chianti Classico DOCG Denomination of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin. Explore the farm with ours kinds pets like truffle dogs, cat, chickens and pig (prosciuttina) and winery whit the owner winemaker and learn about the history of this 12th-century artisanal winery. We will go to find truffles in our Woods. You ' ll return to Florence in the end. Other things to note Meeting point Piazza della Calza at"Bar d'angolo"near Porta Romana Firenze

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PASTAMANIA
Learn how to make homemade pasta easily and successfully. We will meet in Florence at our cooking school located in the historic center, easy to reach, 5 minutes from the Arno river. We are a team of professionals chefs, we are pleased to meet you and let you spend a nice time with us for a fun and unique lesson. We will teach the secrets how to make RAVIOLI, FETTUCCINE or SPAGHETTI & TORTELLI in different shape. We will provide you with the tools useful for the preparation: kitchen gown, rolling pin and pasta cutter, eggs and flour. After the preparation, we will show you all the steps necessary for the preparation of sauces such as "Pommarola" and "Ragù alla bolognese". At the end we will set the table and eat all together the pasta you have made, with 3 different sauces, like a real Italian family. We will be about 12 participants, the experience lasts about 3 hours, It will also be an opportunity to socialize with other travelers and with your host in an Italian atmosphere. During lunch will be served delicious organic Tuscan wine, that we produce on our farm called "Dalle Nostre Mani”, wines produced with natural methods. We hope that this experience can be useful to increase your culinary knowledge and make sure that you can do our secrets at your home and leaving your diners amazed! Every participant will receive english instructions.
MY FARM three experiences in one day
Immerse yourself in the tuscan countryside with 3 different experience! We will meet in Florence, an authorized driver will take you to our farm just 35 minutes. What will we do? 1 - Walk among country fields, ancient olive trees and vineyards, enjoy the landscape, the plants, the explanation of our history, occasion to take photos in the suggestive setting.
Maybe you will meet our funny domesticated pig! In September taste the grapes! 2 - Visit cellar and tasting 5 organic tuscan wines: white & red, also aged directly from the barrel and "vin santo" a traditional sweet wine. Then you can taste olive oil, we will delight you with a short film about our mission. You have the opportunity to buy wines at cellar prices, or order them to ship. 3 The last part is dedicated to making fresh pasta with Luca or Ester, they teach the secrets to making pasta like Spaghetti or Ravioli! Of course we will eat them together in a long table as in an Italian family. During lunch will be served our wine. One of our co-host make sure that you can be the protagonist! We will be about 16 participants. Transport by van, with driver, from Florence is included. Attention: the return is by train to Florence, the most ecologic and comfortable way to avoid traffic.
The art of Pasta - Authentic Recipes
We will show you every secret to achieve an amazing pasta dough like in a Michelin star restaurant. I learn everything from my grandma, true pasta maker from Emilia Romagna (Bologna city). After many experience in Michelin star restaurant as a chef, I decide to open my experience on Airbnb to share my passion for pasta. We going to start with a little introduction to the ingredients, after that we going to do the dough and you will be able to prepare you own pasta from scratch! I will teach you some different kind of pasta shapes as -Tortelli -Tagliatelle -Fettuccine and a lot more :) A wonderful experience about the magical word of pasta. Of course, at the end we are going to enjoy together an amazing pasta dish. I will show you how to prepare few different sauces for our amazing pasta! We will be taste 3-4 different pasta dishes! Can't wait to share with you more about Pasta world!
Yoga, Dinner & 360 View of Florence
Fermati e respira.. Un'esperienza yoga unica da vivere circondati dai più bei monumenti fiorentini. All'arrivo, accoglieremo gli ospiti con qualcosa di rinfrescante da bere e inizieremo a conoscerci scattando le prime foto dall'alto del palazzo che ha una vista a 360° su tutta Firenze e tutti i monumenti fiorentini. Dopo le presentazioni ci adageremo sul materassino e inizieremo la nostra pratica Vinyasa Yoga che è adatta a chi non ha mai praticato yoga così come a chi pratica yoga tutti i giorni. Grazie anche alla musica Zen e alla vista, al termine dell'ora di yoga ci sentiremo molto più rilassati e in forma migliore. Dopo di che ci godremo una cena vegetariana ma molto tipica toscana e avremo l'opportunità di scambiare le nostre esperienze di vita e di viaggio. Concluderemo l'esperienza con la possibilità di scattare più foto con una luce diversa e sempre con la splendida vista di tutta Firenze come sfondo.
SKIP THE LINE: Love the David
Michelangelo's David as you've never seen it before. We will go through the life of the great genius of all times. I will have the pleasure of telling you all the secrets that hide behind the genius of Michelangelo and the giant David. If you are looking for other beautiful experiences, here you have the links to book unforgettable tours: ACCADEMIA(DAVID), UFFIZI GALLERY, BRUNELLESCHI'S DUOMO, MEDICI TOUR, MEDICI PALACE-MICHELANGELO'S SACRESTY. Other things to note IMPORTANT TO KNOW I ALWAYS HAVE AVAILABILITY FOR TICKETS. The ticket is not included in the price. The ticket price is 16 euros (12 + 4 booking fee). I will make the reservation for the tickets, admission fees are paid before we start.
Jump on e-bikes to the Florentine hills
First, we'll take some minutes to take confidence with the engine of the e-bikes; you don't need to be particularly fit even if we'll cover hilly roads; the engine makes the effort for you. In a couple of minutes, we'll leave the city center to reach the countryside towards the south area of Florence. Through a nice bike path, we'll get to the most popular panoramic view over the city of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo. From there, we can admire from the distance all the architectures of the city. With the use of the electric engine, in no time we'll be in the area of Arcetri, where the scenary is totally different: no tourists,olives groves, small vineyards, typical Tuscan countryside. I'll tell you something about our local products such as the Extra Virgin Olive Oil and the wine. Electric bikes, nature, green colors, red poppies and birds cheeping are the context of this ride. After the ride, we'll get back to the city center to taste a wonderful gelato in one of the best spots in town! If you have kids, please contact me!
Tuscan Winemakers
We will meet close to the Porta al Prato Florence train station. I will then take you to a 500 year old wine cellar to taste the best Tuscan wines and learn the secrets of wine making. Afterwards I will take you to my own farm where i make olive oil and wine to have lunch and taste local cheese. At the end I can show you my vines and then take you back to the Porta al Prato train station in Florence, where I picked you up. Other things to note Return time may vary and depends on the group, traffic and delays. With larger groups and summer traffic we return at 17:00. Let us know of any dietary restrictions. The objective is to taste multiple wines, not to get drunk. For german, tell us ahead of time.
PASTA & FRIENDS cooking class
This experience is an opportunity to socialize with the host and the other members, and take home the secrets to know how to cook real fresh Italian pasta! You will learn how to make homemade RAVIOLI and other types of pasta such as SPAGHETTI or TAGLIATELLE, easily and successfully. Ravioli are a type of traditional Italian dumpling, consisting of a filling sealed between two layers of thin dough; We will prepare pasta in a room used for cooking classes, located in the center of Florence, precisely in San Frediano district. I will be there or a professional host , my coworker. Generally the course lasts 3 hours with a maximum of about 12 people per group. We will provide you with the tools useful for the preparation: kitchen gown, rolling pin and pasta cutter, eggs and flour We will show you how to cook sauces to season your pasta. After preparing the pasta, we will set a table and eat it together the pasta that you have prepared with 3 different sauces, as a group of Italian friends. Each participant will receive instructions written in English to make pasta at home easily and successfully, so they can remember us and continue the experience at home with delicious fresh pasta dishes.
Italian Opera in Concert
"Italian Opera in concert" is a season of opera concerts. You will listen every night lyrical concerts with arias from the Italian lyric repertoire. Mostly you will listen arias from La Traviata by G. Verdi, La Boheme, Tosca, Madama Butterfly by G. Puccini, Barbiere di Siviglia by G. Rossini, Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni by W. A. ​​Mozart. The concerts will be performed by professional singers accompanied by piano. The concert lasts one hour. It starts at 9. 15pm and ends at 22:15 When you will arrive, at the reception You will find to welcome you Me (Elena, if I will be not the sing of the concert) or Hiroko or Albert, my friend. The seat are free, so you can diced your favorite site. I subjest you to arrive at 8.45 pm or 9.00 pm. Other things to note The concert will start at 9.15 pm. Seats are free.
The secret of wine & cheese in a winery
Bring with you a big appetite, as you will be able to taste 10 cheeses and 10 wines, as well as a full Tuscan style lunch. We will meet in Florence and after getting to know eachother, we will head towards the hills of Florence. You will be able to see vineyards and the olive trees that are used to make our olive oil. Our first stop will be an authentic winery, We will show you the machinery used in making the wine and then you will be able to taste the cheese and have it paired with the farm's wine. Our next stop will be another Chianti farmhouse. We will stop to take some pictures while our cook will prepare a big spread for lunch, aswell as more cheese to taste. There will also be a first course, second course and gelato. The food will be paired with prosecco, sparkling rose and then some more reds. At the end, we will return to Florence so that you may get ready for another evening
Uffizi Gallery Highlights Medici Competition
IMPORTANT: SKIP-THE-LINE TICKET + FAST ENTRY to save your precious vacation time! I can reserve the ticket for you (pay additionally in the entrance) OR you book/buy it by yourself. SMALL GROUP journey Max. 9 people with provided headsets to ensure you enjoying the home of the most outstanding collection of Renaissance art in the world. Together we admire the Uffizzi Gallery, HIGHLIGHTS housed within a former Medici palace, from Giotto to Botticelli, till the peak of this glorious age, Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raffaello, Caravaggio … Through my PASSION GUIDE with my point of view, I am sure you will have a better understanding the artworks from a different perspective and a new reflection of paintings relating to history and Medici family... AFTER our tour, you can continue exploring the gallery at your leisure with my recommendations! Or enjoy a cup of coffee in Uffizi’s terrace cafe with a terrific view of the Palazzo Vecchio.... Other things to note Skip-the-line Tickets (fast entry guarant) Ticket price NOT included and paid at the meeting point, I can accept just cash. OR: book/buy tickets by yourself (fast entry also guaranteed) Ticket Price: ( from 1st/03 to 31st/10) 24 €, under 18 y.old the ticket costs 4 € but they must have an I.Card with them. (1st/11 to 29/02) ticket cost 16€ adult, under 18 y.old 4 €. Grazie mille :)
Florence from the rooftops
This experience is a great combination of food,drinks and sightseeing. Visit historical bars with an amazing view, talk to locals and learn a lot about the history and the culture of Florence. Our groups are of a maximum of 13 people. If you see at the moment of booking that more than 13 people have signed up don't worry, we always split the group in two or three. I will answer all your questions regarding not only the places you visit, but also the habits and traditions of the locals. You'll taste italian "aperitivo", sample the finest wines or the typical long drink called "spritz" (wines and long drinks for those 18 and older with a valid ID, for younger soft drinks). You'll taste the best coffee in Town and you'll finish with a great artisanal gelato. -MORNING OPTION: You're tasting a tipical italian breakfast with "cornetto and cappuccino", You'll taste italian "aperitivo", sample wine or a typical italian drink and we'll have a sweet surprise at our last stop- At the end of the tour your heart is full of beauty, your mind full of knowledge and interesting facts and you belly full of the most tasty traditional Italian food. Probably we will have become friends, because in Italy we say that nothing unites people more than tasting something special together *This tour runs rain or Shine. In case of rain we'll be dry on the rooftops* Check out my other experiences!!
Italian Spaghetti & Lasagna
lasagna is one of the best dishes in Italy. We will teach you how to do it! It will be a very fun experience, our teachers are waiting for you in our cooking school.
Also will learn how to make Spaghetti! We will be in San Frediano, the school can be reached from any point of the historic center even by walking. We will provide you with the tools useful for the preparation: kitchen gown, rolling pin and pasta cutter, eggs and flour. We will show you how to cook sauces to season your pasta. During the experience we will offer you the wine that I produce in my organic farm, make with natural method. After preparing the pasta, we will set a table and eat it together the pasta that you have prepared, like an italian family. To finish, we will also taste a delicious chocolate dessert. All of you will received the recipes with our secrets. Generally the course lasts 3 hours with about 12 people per group, we are pleased to meet you and let you spend a nice time with us for a fun and unique experience
Pisa, Siena & San Gimignano with Lunch
Ciao! My name is Marco and I am excited to take you throughout the most famous towns in Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano and Pisa! Being from Tuscany, I understand the most important and fascinating places for tourists to visit :) Siena is one of my favorite places in Italy! The historical center is filled with unique architecture and local shops. The Siena Cathedral is also a must-see: it was decorated by famous artists including Donatello, Bernini, and Michelangelo. You will have free time to explore on your own! After Siena, we will head to a nearby vineyard on the way to San Gimignano. This secret, local spot is one of my favorite wineries, and I am happy to share the experience with you! You will be served some Tuscan appetizers, pasta, and dessert accompanied with wine! Then, I will bring you to the hilltop town of San Gimignano which is extremely picturesque. Enjoy some free time exploring the streets and discovering the the lovely viewpoints above the Tuscan countryside. Finally, we will go to Pisa, a must see for anyone visiting Italy! The Leaning Tower is truly exceptional to see in person. You should not miss to take funny pictures trying to hold it up! :) Enjoy free time to walk around and explore the other religious sites of Piazza dei Miracoli before heading back to Florence.
Francy's pasta & gnocchi & italian Sauces
We will start with a welcome coffee and cookies to get to know each other a little bit. Then we will get right to the action by starting to prepare the filling for the Ravioli: I'll show you how to do a really taste filling with ricotta and spinaches, salt pepper and nut mag. Then we will start with flour and eggs and hands in dough! From the base of the dough you will do in first person, following my instructions, three different shapes of pasta. We will roll it out by hand and start making shapes for Ravioli & Tagliatelle, but not without a small aperitif with tomato basil “bruschetta” and Prosecco! It is already time to prepare another dough, the one for the Gnocchi with flour and potatoes. Our menu is ready: gnocchi with pesto, tagliatelle with special sauce and ravioli stuffed with ricotta and spinaches, with butter and sage sauce. Together we will cook the pasta and prepare the table to eat together all the fresh pasta you have made! A cheer and buon appetito! Other things to note tell me about your food preferences(allergies or religious restricted)The experiences may go overtime sometimes (because people enjoy it so much!)so if you have a tight schedule, tell me! My house is big, so if you need you can also live your luggages or bikes downstairs in totally security!
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