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An amazing Italian cooking experience

Hosted in an idyllic location in a small sure in Squizano, the atmosphere felt authentic. Although... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Roger E
Great place to learn and enjoy Italian cooking

We took the cooking class with our daughter of 15 and we all enjoyed it. The location it really... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
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Piazza Plebiscito, 73018 Squinzano, Italy
+39 328 437 2422
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

I wanted to come to Italy this fall and part of the plan was to take some cooking lessons. We were 7 family members gathered together in two villas in Lindinuso and we all traveled up to Squinzano for the day. I love this place....More

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Reviewed September 21, 2018

Hosted in an idyllic location in a small sure in Squizano, the atmosphere felt authentic. Although hot outside the large airy building felt cool inside. We started with Focaccia bread and moved on to making a past dish, a veal dish and a delicious peach...More

Thank Roger E
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We took the cooking class with our daughter of 15 and we all enjoyed it. The location it really nice, the old city hall of Squinzano. And the great explanation by our host lady, plus 2 Italian mama's that assist in the kitchen is great....More

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Reviewed November 27, 2017

My husband and I were in Puglia celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary. It was his dream to take a cooking class and we stumbled upon the Puglia Wine School as we were staying at the Palace de Castro right across the charming square. Ylenia and...More

Thank beachloverBainsville
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Our group learned to make fresh orecchiette pasta, eggplant parmesan, parsley crusted cod, Sporcamusi Leccesi and focaccia bread in this class! The Mamas were so amazing and patient with us as they tried to teach us their techniques for making the pasta. I would highly...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Our family did a half day cooking class and it was so fun. The Palazzo is so light and welcoming and we were introduced to the Mamas in the kitchen right away. We made Foccacia, fresh pasta, a fish dish, melanzane parmigianna, and even dessert...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed July 10, 2017

My boyfriend and I were on our way to Lecce from Monopoli, and wanted to do a cooking lesson en route, so we booked with Ylenia. This was truly a lovely experience - we rolled up into this small town on a Sunday, so the...More

1  Thank janetalawrence
Reviewed May 29, 2017

I booked this venue for a family celebration of my husband's 60th birthday. We arrived in a beautiful Italian square in the centre of Squinzano, which looked like it was lost in time. We were welcomed into a lovely old building and told to treat...More

Thank davidgN9061EC
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We booked a half day cookery session while away in Puglia. We were looking for something to do due to unexpected inclement weather. I contacted Ylenia by e-mail with only 36 hours notice but she responded promptly and we were accommodated. In fact we got...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Cook in Puglia offers one of the best cooking experiences in Italy. Ylenia answered my emails promptly and catered to food allergies and preferences. She is a lot of fun and provides a great cooking class. We made several delicious dishes including focaccia, orecchiette pasta,...More

1  Thank foodies123456
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Incredible experience with Ylenia and Mama Angelina cooking Pugliese cuisine in Squinzano. We learned how to make orecchiette pasta, tasted exquisite wines in the style of Puglia. Ylenia's passion for cooking, Puglia and world cuisine was evident throughout the entire experience! It is the experience...More

1  Thank ahlocke08
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