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Live a fun activity steeped in culture and customs, in a real-family environment! Learn the secrets of the authentic Italian cuisine through our private hands-on cooking classes in Matera. Mary will welcome you and your friends in her private...more
We attended half day class where we learned to make a full meal. We have done many half and full day cooking classes in Italy. Some are more observing , some are very hands on, and this one was very hands on. She explained everything...More
The evening my husband and I and our three children (ages 7, 9, and 13) spent with Mary and her husband was the best part of our amazing time in Matera. The food was absolutely delicious and Mary’s guidance was perfect, but the real stand...More
Spent a great 4 hours with Mary cooking up an amazing 4 course lunch combined with chat and getting to know so much about the area and life in Matera
We started making an amazing vanilla and coffee pannacotta
Then made amazing bread balls and...More
We had a fantastic time learning to cook some delicious food with Mariangela and Fillippo.
From the moment we arrived at their beautiful home we were made to feel welcome and by the time we left we felt like we'd made two new friends. The...More
Mariangelo and Filippo were gracious hosts and we all felt comfortable in their lovely home. The cooking lessons were inspiring and the food was the best meal we had during our trip. Our discussions about Matera increased our understanding of this historic region. We look...More
Vegetarian family of three learnt to cook traditional cruise from Matera in Mariangelas stylish airconditioned home with funky kitchen. Learning about culture while cooking with Mariangela was fun and surprisingly easy, even making pasta from scratch with our on hand turns out to be children's...More
These are possibly some of the nicest people you will meet if you want a fun time doing some cooking and enjoying a fantastic home visit.
We cooked pasta and sauces and baked biscuits. It was a lot of fun and the hosts are so...More
If you like to learn about the local culture , enjoy delicious food, and have an awesome time, then you should take a cooking class with Mary. Cook'n Fun at Mary's was a highlight of our recent trip to Matera, Italy. Mary was a very...More
I enjoyed a lovely few hours cooking, chatting, drinking and eating at Mary's. Made pasta for the 1st time...mine was ok but i rolled it a little thin. A great thing to do whilst in Matera. i was fortunate to be able to tag along...More
Mary's cooking lesson was filled with authentic, typical recipes from Matera, in fact from her grandparents. The ingredients were simple but incredibly delicious. Mary and her husband were so gracious and interesting. We spent time cooking, laughing, and learning about the culture and history of...More