Cookery school in Italy – Fresh pasta making classes in Bologna, Modena and Parma.
If you decide to stay in Bologna for your holidays, it is a good idea to take one of our cookery classes that focus on the the local cuisine such as the art of egg pasta. The day starts as early as 9 am and the guests will meet the chef at a designated point in the central Bologna. From there you will go to the the local market for a tour to buy the ingredients. We run the pasta making classes on most days (excluding Sundays and national holidays) and you can join an existing group or you can book the whole kitchen just for you, in the event that you are travelling with your family or want to book an incentive activity for your company.
Once the group has purchased the ingredients , the chef will take you to his state of the art and brand new kitchen. Of course these classes are hands-on and all participants will prepare the dishes on the menu’. As Bologna is known world-wide for its fresh egg pasta such as tagliatelle alla Bolognese, the student will prepare these traditional dishes. So rest assured that you will have to mix egg and flour to obtain some springy dough that will end up cut in thin stripes.
The class will end up at around 2 pm and the students together with the chef will have lunch in the kitchen and of course you will be eating what you have been preparing that morning.
Cookery classes in Bologna start at €125 per person all inclusive of the market visit and the activities.
Fresh egg pasta making classes in Bologna
Have you ever wanted to learn how to cook the Bolognese way? you are in the right place. Our cooking classes in Bologna include a visit to the local market to buy the ingredients and then you will be heading with the chef to his professional kitchen in central Bologna. The hands-on experience will include making fresh egg pasta from scratch, the sauce, a starter, a second course and a dessert. All carefully picked from the Italian tradition. Menu changes daily.
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Amazing food – Cook like a pro in Modena, learn fresh pasta and Balsamic vinegar, Cookery lessons for a day from 9 am till 1 pm.
Special - Don’t forget to come to Modena for some cookery lessons, Modena is a very pleasant town in Emilila Romagna only 20 minutes by train from Bologna. Modena is famous of course for the balsamic vinegar and the Ferrari super cars.
Also here our day will start with a tour of mercato Albinelli (the local historical market) where you will buy the ingredients with the chef. After the tour of the market you will be taken to a private house where you will be starting cooking in the newly refurbished kitchen with the English speaking chef and food expert.
New – 2 gourmet food tour plus cookery lessons in Modena. The day start at 8 am from Modena or from 7.15 if you stay in Bologna.
An interesting addition in our activity holidays in Italy is the 2 gourmet food tour in Modena. The tour will start in the morning at 8 am with a Parmesan cheese production visit in English, after that the group will visit a Traditional balsamic vinegar producer for a tour and tasting. The day will continue with a mini cookery lesson that will focus on local dished such as tigelle, gnocco fritto (types of breads) and fresh egg pasta, as well as the cheese and the vinegar from Modena.
This activity includes transport from Modena station and gourmet guide speaking the language of your choice. You will be visiting a Parmesan cheese and a balsamic vinegar producer in the morning. The day will continue with pasta making classes and gourmet lunch. Time permitting we will also stop at the town market to buy ingredients for the class. We start at 8.15 and the day will finish at around 3 pm.
Don’t miss this chance- Culatello ham making class and salami curing techniques.
For the amateur and professional alike we offer meat curing classes with our master salter. In one morning you will learn how to select, cut and start the preparation of Italian cured cold cuts. Our experienced teachers will guide step by step in the preparation of this traditional products. The outcome will be left to age correctly in the brick cellar under great supervision. Once the product is ready you can have shipped home.