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Casa Ombuto - Cooking Schools in Tuscany

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Larniano 21, 52010 Poppi, Italy
Casa Ombuto - Cooking Schools in Tuscany
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend 3 days at Casa Ombuto , July 5-July 8, 2015. It went so quickly . Everything was tops esp Chef Laura. I am still reminiscing about it with a BIG smile on my face. My daughter enjoyed the cooking so much that she would have preferred cooking all the 3 days rather than spending the last day touring around.... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a college student I went to Casa Ombuto knowing only how to cook instant noodles. After attending this cooking school not only did I learn how to cook amazing Italian dishes, but I was also exposed to a new passion. Paola is an amazing and very patient teacher. She really gives the residents of Casa Ombuto a unique taste... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic way to celebrate my 50th birthday! The week long cooking classes with Paola and the field trip were a great way to immerse ones self in Tuscan food, recipes and culture. My friend and I had stumbled across this cooking school high in the hills of Tuscany 2 years ago when we were getting ready to plan... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Wow, Paola your the boss in Casa Ombuto. My family of four. Two teenage boys did not complain at all during the cooking lessons. This was very interesting to observe as a father. They really enjoyed the whole experience. I was delighted with the setting, surrounded by beautiful mountains. very clean rooms and kitchen. Meeting people from around the world,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Casa ombuto with Paolas cooking class is one of the most fabulous travel experience ever !!! The villa is beautiful and extremely well managed by Sheenah whose smiling face seemed to make every request seem easy. It is a well planned week having time for everything. But Paola and her fun and fantastic cooking classes are an experience I would... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

First of all, I was skeptical at finding a Tuscany cooking school online, wiring money 1/2 way around the world wondering the whole time if it was legitimate. Well, it is fantastic. The staff at Casa Ombuto think of everything. The setting is in the hills of Tuscany, so very relaxing and extremely beautiful. The staff could not be more... More 

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Olds, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Loved the setting! Beautiful grounds, wonderful kitchen to learn in with the very excellent Chief Laura leading our group Thru the Itlalian cooking. Lots of fun! We had a lot of fun cooking with people from all sorts of country's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

I love cooking but after learning with the live wire chef Paola ,at Casa Ombuto , cooking is a passion now. Set up in a serene, tranquil Tuscan landscape in a slightly remote location , my one week here is an experience I will always cherish.meeting people from world over , making new friends sipping wine , cooking , eating,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

16-23 May 2015 In summary: - Magnificent cooking experience (fresh local ingredients, interesting recipes, lots of cooking) - Beautiful location - villa and grounds the perfect spot - Top chef and instruction - enthusiastic, knowledgeable, passionate - Amazing food: breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between. Read on for the full story.... After lots of research, Tuscookany's Casa Ombuto was... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I went to Casa Ombuto to please my chef girlfriend and ended up being overly pleased with the experience. Would have never guessed I'd have so much fun and then to end up learning so much. My girlfriend is passionate about her craft and also loved this time. She especially enjoyed the efforts of Chef Laura Giusti. Laura was hard... More 

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