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Address: Via Maremmana, 43, 53016 , Montalcino, Italy
Phone Number: +39 338 921 6205
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Cooking Lessons - Learn to cook traditional Tuscan recipes including home...

Cooking Lessons - Learn to cook traditional Tuscan recipes including home made pasta - under the guidance of experienced Tuscan cooks. A very hands on experience for cooks of all levels. Big choice of menus.

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About as authentic as it gets

We were looking for cooking lesson in the heart of Tuscany and this fit the bill perfectly. Lesley was extremely helpful for directions and on tips around the region for after our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2015
Cammy W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for cooking lesson in the heart of Tuscany and this fit the bill perfectly. Lesley was extremely helpful for directions and on tips around the region for after our visit. The venue for cooking is a home kitchen in the Tuscan hills, back and beyond! Truly authentic setting and menu choices straight from an Italian family Sunday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was a most memorable experience that we will remember forever. The savoury onion tart was to die for. So was the ravioli, the caprese salad with the buffalo mozzarella (I wish we could buy it in Canad), the rabbit and the topper off - the tiramisu. Lesley's house is in a beautiful location and it was wonderful to sit... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A memorable day. Our family consisting of young adults and parents enjoyed talking to Leslie about her world travels and learning the Tuscan way of life as much as the cooking and eating! Leslie was flexible about the menu choices when we asked to include an extra pasta, and we think we may have finally learned to make the elusive... More 

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Chicago, Il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This was a wonderful experience with Leslie. it was a wonderful day of learning how to make pici pasta and the tart was to die for. The Vizsla, Gambo, was so friendly that I wanted to take him with us for the rest of our trip. Also the local wine she picked out was icing on the cake. Its a... More 

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Thank beanersts
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Leslie was a great host - our best day in Tuscany. The experience was so memorable. I'm not a cook but loved the experience. The food was so good and we loved eating out on the patio with Leslie. We got to meet her Vizsla(can't remember his name) - we all love dogs. We all have tried the goat cheese... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Five stars does not fully express how good our experience with Leslie was. Our family of five was staying at nearby resort this past month. Cooking class and lunch was one of the highlights of our trip. The menu options offered us the ability to tailor it to our preferences. As it turned out the goat cheese and onion tart,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I were on our honeymoon in tuscany in May. I have always wanted to learn to cook italian so husband "forced" himself to join me. We were told there would be another couple doing the course on the day. Lesley picked us all up from our accommodations to arrive at her place for the course. We had... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had a fabulous day with Lesley and Paula! We made a 5 course meal that we selected and enjoyed every minute of the day! Lesley and Paula made it fun and interesting and while Paula doesn't speak English, she is very entertaining and gets her point across! We enjoyed our creation on a beautiful terrace and the wines that... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

We had a very memorable day of cooking and eating Classic Tuscan dishes. Leslie, the owner led the session that was instructed by Paula who is a card carrying Tuscan Nonna. We made bruschetta, gnocchi along with a very delicious Brunello braised beef stew and many other delicacies. My fiancée and I picked the menu and participated in the cooking... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Booked the cooking lesson with lunch for my birthday while we were in the area and I couldn't have wished for better way to spend my birthday. The course is taught by a British woman - Lesley - who has been living in Tuscany for the last decade, with help from a a Tuscan woman - Paula - who, although... More 

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