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Address: Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 051 6493627
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Description: We are a cookign scool and we offer every day classes for people who are...
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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Bologna made real: thanks to Il salotto di Penelope

You can marvel at the sights/sites by all means but for "foodies" this is a must! My partner and I are both enthusiastic cooks, and we thought we knew a bit about Italian cooking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Tideswell, United Kingdom
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Tideswell, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

You can marvel at the sights/sites by all means but for "foodies" this is a must! My partner and I are both enthusiastic cooks, and we thought we knew a bit about Italian cooking too. Wrong! But we discovered this in a soft and delightful way, thanks to Valeria e Barbara. If I wrote it all, it would take too... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We had this as a Christmas present - and very much enjoyed our morning (and delicious lunch) with Barbara & Valerie. We learnt how to make three dishes Gnocchi, tortellini and tagliatelle with three sauces to accompany them. The pace was just right, we learnt many other things along the way and it was a fabulous relaxed atmosphere. We have... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I gave this to my wife as a christmas present. She loves pasta and it was a great chance for her to learn how to make three different pastas from scratch and learn how to make the accompanying sauces. We were there for about 3 hours or so and Valerie and Barbara (the teachers) were wonderful. The food we made... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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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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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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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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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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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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