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Handmade Pasta Class in my kitchen

cooking class

Handmade Pasta Class in my kitchen

144 reviews
Over 140 people rated this experience 5 stars.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Equipment, Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English, French, Italian
cooking class

Handmade Pasta Class in my kitchen

cooking class

Handmade Pasta Class in my kitchen

144 reviews
Over 140 people rated this experience 5 stars.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Equipment, Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English, French, Italian

What you'll do

Get prepared for a total immersion into the Tuscan way of life. Join me in my kitchen for a fun cooking class, combining fresh handmade stuffed pasta and great company. I would like to make you live a multi sensory experience, far away from mass tourism. Let's start making the dough : I'll guide you step by step to get a perfect pasta dough. We will used it to prepare 2 kinds of pasta : stuffed pasta (tortelli or ravioli) and long pasta (tagliatelle or tagliolini). Before rolling (and stuffing) the pasta we will cook the filling : potatoes, parmesan, nutmeg, garlic and parsley are the ingredients for the traditional Tortelli (I could propose you instead to prepare some Ravioli with fresh seasonal products). Of course we will cook 2 delicious sauces, one for each kind of pasta. On demand it is possible to prepare the dessert together (tiramisù, cheesecake, cantuccini...). After cooking, we will share a simple meal as old friends. I have selected a natural local red wine to accompagny the pasta. At the end I will offer you an italian dessert and a moka coffee. PS : the duration of the experience can vary from 3 to 4 hours.

What's included

Food
Handmade pasta (2 different kinds) with fresh sauces. Dessert and coffee
Drinks
Tuscan red wine and water
Equipment
Equipment for cooking and pdf recipes by mail

Your host

Laurence
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Guests hosted
2015
Joined Airbnb
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Experiences hosted

Laurence

Native from Paris, I've been living in Tuscany for 17 years. Before settling in Florence, I lived in Mugello, a beautiful area of Tuscan Emilian Apennines, where I used to make Tortelli, a square pasta stuffed with potatoes. I have a great interest for all that is handmade. I'm working as a seamstress and tailoring teacher. And I'm in love with Tuscan traditional cuisine, combination of seasonal products into simple recipes. I would be so happy to welcome you home, sharing my passion and teaching the secrets of handmade pasta! Let yourself be inspired, enjoyment is contagious !

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Where you'll be

You will be welcomed in my apartment, situed in a residential and quiet area in the west part of Florence, with a nice view of the Florentine countryside. It is easily connected with public transports (Tramway or bus / €1,50 for a ticket). It is also possible to come walking though a beautiful alternative itinerary. I will give you all the informations you need by mail ! If you come by car, there is a free parking possibility.

Availability

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

The menu will be completely vegetarian. A sweet cat is living with me, but it can be absent if you wish. Free for children under 8. Feel free to write for any question
Laurence
cooking class
Handmade Pasta Class in my kitchen
144 reviews
From $48/person
144 reviews
From $48/person