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Like Water for Chocolate_Pastry Lesson

Florence, Italy

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Experience hosted by Paola&Benedetto

2 hours
Includes food, drinks
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English, Italian

What you'll do

We organize Pastry Lessons and Tea Tasting in order to provide a relaxing break in the Chef's elegant apartment.

In the experience you will prepare all the pastry that pairs incredible well with our selection of teas, learn how to make tasty CUSTARDS, delicious PUFFS and some of the most traditional italian desserts like TIRAMISU' . You will cook, bake and at the end enjoy your creations with incredible selection of teas served in our Grandmas porcelain cups.

Our selection of teas are:
The COLOMBIAN CHAÏ, a unique blend of black tea from Colombia crafted on exceptionally pure lands in the heart of the Andes, embellished with cacao morsels, coffee beans and spices. The cup’s beautiful chocolate nuances exhale powerful fragrances that envelope the palate and comfort with each sip. Good vibes for a delicious afternoon treat.

Then the second one, THÉ À L’OPÉRA, creative and gourmet with ode to noble red fruits and delicious white vanilla. Unique and inimitable,
terribly delicious it enchants like an indescribable perfume of Paradise because of its elegance and richness
Other things to note
You will listen to very good music too;)
We organize Pastry Lessons and Tea Tasting in order to provide a relaxing break in the Chef's elegant apartment.

In the experience you will prepare all the pastry that pairs incredible well with our selection of teas, learn how to make tasty CUSTARDS, delicious PUFFS and some of the most traditional italian desserts like TIRAMISU' . You will cook, bake and at the end enjoy your creations with incredible selection of teas served in ou…

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What's included

  • Food
    PASTRY LESSON

    1 Tiramisù
    1 Custard
    1 Type of Puff
  • Drinks
    SSELECTION OF TEAS

    1 COLOMBIAN CHAÏ (black tea)
    1 TEA A L...
From $61
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Paola&Benedetto

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 7 Reviews
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We are a couple of young entrepreneurs who have previusly worked in the hospitality field. Paola is a Chef with a master in Italian cuisine and a culinary arts certification, who has enriched her knowledge through the experience of working in different restaurantes in Florence. On the other side there is Benedetto, a talented Tenor who has beeing working in the industry managing a restaurant for more that 7 years, offering to his customers his passion, music and dedication to Opera.
We have decided to organize Pastry Lessons and Tea Tasting in order to provide a relaxing break in the Chef's elegant apartment.
We are a couple of young entrepreneurs who have previusly worked in the hospitality field. Paola is a Chef with a master in Italian cuisine and a culinary arts certification, who has enriched her knowledge through the experience of working in different restaurantes in Florence. On the other side there is Benedetto, a talented Tenor who has beeing working in the industry managing a restaurant for more that 7 years, offering to his customers his passion, music and dedication to Opera.
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Where you'll be

The Pastry Lessons and Tea Room Experience will be hold at the Chef's home in 21 ,Via Scipione Ammirato, Florence. You will find a beautiful apartment in an historic palace from the fourteenth Century .

Rated 4.86 out of 5 from 7 reviews.

Annelies
September 2020
The host is a really sweet person in a beautiful area of Florence. She’s a professional chef and can teach you some great things about baking. It was a very nice afternoon!
Sian
August 2020
Thank you for such a lovely afternoon treat - was great to make pastry and tiramisu with Paola; definitely something a bit different to do! We will be following her tips back home :) the tea also made a lovely welcomed rest from a lot of coffee. Thanks so much and see you when we are back!
Thank you for such a lovely afternoon treat - was great to make pastry and tiramisu with Paola; definitely something a bit different to do! We will be following her tips back home…
Silvia
August 2020
Siamo 8 amiche e abbiamo fatto questa esperienza come regalo di addio al nubilato. Ci siamo trovate molto bene, è stato molto interessante e piacevole
Helena
February 2020
This experience is awesome for a group of friends looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon. Make sure you come hungry with your sweet tooth because you will be fully fed when you leave!
Healy
February 2020
Paola and Benedetto were so kind. The lesson was so much fun and everything was delicious. We even had some left over to take home. I would definitely recommend!! Also ask Benedetto to sing- he’s amazing!
Nora
February 2020
Paola, Tha Chef is really one of the nicest person I have ever met. I have loved making custard and some delicious puffs, it is really impressing looking at them growing in the oven. Also the selections of tea is delicious, Benedetto offered me other two kind of teas.
Paola, Tha Chef is really one of the nicest person I have ever met. I have loved making custard and some delicious puffs, it is really impressing looking at them growing in the ove…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.