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Il Salotto di Penelope

Address: Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 051 6493627
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Ranked #7 of 79 Activities in Bologna
Type: Classes/Workshops, Classes
Owner description: We are a cookign scool and we offer every day classes for people who are interested in Bolognes and...
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Type: Classes/Workshops, Classes
Owner description: We are a cookign scool and we offer every day classes for people who are interested in Bolognes and Italian food tradition.

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Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The ladies at Il Salotto di Penelope were great! My dad and I enjoyed their class and learned a lot. The class was one of the highlights of our trip. I would highly recommend the course.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We are a family of Foodies so this pasta making course was a must. The instructors were fabulous! They were great working with my girls ages 13, 10 & 9. We learned how to make gnocchi, tortelloni and deliciously simple sauces to accompany them. After preparing the pastas, we got to sit down to enjoy our work. My mouth is... More 

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Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Did the Pizza Course on the 7th of October. Amazing varieties, not only the dough but also the toppings. My favorite was the Pear with Gorgonzola, almond shavings and white pepper. Valeria and Barbara are very friendly and professional chefs and always in for a laugh ! Had an excellent time and would like to visit them again ! Keep... More 

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new york, ny
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was the second cooking class we went to in Bologna and it did not disappoint. We're in the clean professional kitchen of Valeria and Barbara and they took turns teaching us four different dishes. There was another couple cooking (and eating!) with us that day. All recipes used fresh ingredients - no cans / frozen nothing at all. We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were staying in Ravenna and took the train into Bologna. So well worth it. My husband and twin 16 old sons joined two other American woman for the class. We were there for over 5 hours cooking from scratch to the dinner table. It was not so detailed as to look the interest of my sons, and very interactive.... More 

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Rome
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My family of four, two adults and two teens, booked an afternoon class with Valeria and Barbara. It was wonderful! Valeria and Barbara welcome you into their amazing kitchen and share all of their most heartfelt tips and tricks for making the perfect pasta dish. We made two kinds of pasta and a delicious potato gnocchi, as well as sauces... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I did the cooking class with Valerie. It was so much fun. She was very well prepared, and explained the process vey clearly. I learned to make tagliatelle, tortelloni and gnocchi from flour, and we cooked together their respective sauces. Valerie's passion for food was very inspiring, and her stories very interesting. All the dishes we cooked together were so... More 

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west barnstable, mass.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We just returned from Italy, which included three days in Bologna. The cooking class at Il Salotto di Penelope was one of our favorite experiences of the entire trip. My husband had never taken a cooking class before and does only limited cooking at home, while I have taken other classes and cook more frequently at home. The level of... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

- If you come to Bologna, then I would say it is mandatory to try a pasta cooking school. You will then enjoy the homemade pasta, even better at the local restaurants. You will also savor the view of fresh pasta at all the food stores in the alleys, near the central square called Piazza Maggiore. This experience would be... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My husband and I had been looking for a cooking school in Bologna. We had not made reservations ahead of time. Our hotel told us about this school. They fit us in to a small class the next day. It was a great experience. Valerie and Barbara are knowledgable and fun. They kitchen was professional and meticulous. We went to... More 

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