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Fantastic cooking class

We had an amazing time with the two chef ! They made it really easy for us to feel like real... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Carlson016
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Paris, France
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A Fabulous Experience

My husband and I had a private cooking experience back in June. We truly enjoyed learning how to... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
EnviroQueen
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We are a cookign scool in a professional kitchen, we offer every day classes in the morning and in the afternoon for people who are interested in Bolognes and Italian food tradition. You prepare all recipes by scratch and enjoy the meal with what...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Via San Felice 116/g | In Fondo Al Cortile A Destra, 40122 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time with the two chef ! They made it really easy for us to feel like real italians. The cooking class is diverse, we learned to prepare three types of pasta: tortelloni, gnocchi and tagliatelle and three types of sauce: tomato,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

My husband and I had a private cooking experience back in June. We truly enjoyed learning how to make Tortelloni, Tagliatella and gnocchi and a proper Bolognese sauce. Valeria explained everything in detail, and the instruction was very hands on. The food was gorgeous. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Learn how to cook with your family or friends is always fun, learn how to cook fresh pasta and bolognese recipes with your family/friends is a must in Bologna. Really good experience learning with Barbara not only the recipes but all the curiosities around ingredients...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Such a pleasure for us having you and you woundefool family!!!! Thank you again for the time you choose to spend with us.

Reviewed July 5, 2018

We were in Bologna in November 2017 and decided to take a cooking class. This class was great! A bonus of not being there in peak season, was that my husband and I were the only two in the class that night. We made three...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kelsey G
ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thank you for your nice review!!! We are really happy you had a nice time in Bologna. Let us know how is your pasta at home:)

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

This cooking class was awesome! Valeria was amazing, the food was incredible. She really took the time to teach exactly what to do, and had fun while doing it. The tour around the market in the beginning was awesome as well. Totally recommend doing this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Thank you all for the nice time spent in our cooking school!!!

Reviewed June 17, 2018

I went there not realizing it was going to be a hands-on participatory experience. 11 of us made pasta from scratch, including about 10 minutes of rolling out the pasta and making tortellini, and fettucine , which we ultimately ate for lunch! We learned some...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you so much!!!!

Reviewed June 14, 2018

My girlfriend organised this class together with a couple of friends. I expected a small group of people, but there were 8 of us in total. The school was nice, clean but difficult to find. The teachers gave us a quick description of how to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thanks for the review from which we definitely find inspiration for improvement. Surely pasta is the recipe we do most and so what we are explaining is often similar, but what is interesting for us is that the people who listen to us are always...More

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

I had a terrific morning learning to make tagliatelle with ragu sauce, tortelloni with butter and sage, gnocchi with tomato sauce. There were six of us in the class which was conducted in English. The class was fun, very informative and “ hands on”. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

Thank you very much for the nice world and for heling us with the translation!!!!!

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

We had an incredible time with Barbara and Valerie! Our group consisted of my wife and I. Our four adult children, plus our son in law, daughter in law, son’s girlfriend, and two grand children. It was a very relaxed atmosphere, the recipes were easy...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

Thank you!!! We spent a very pleasant time with you and your family!!! Best wishes to all

Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We signed on for a full day of cooking lessons. The kitchen was well appointed and we enjoyed the company of Valeria & Barbara. Both women were very knowledgeable and I now know how to cut onions without crying as well as making hand rolled...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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We are about 6 km far from the airport. Taxi costs 20/25 euros or you can take BLQ bus from the airport to the train station with some stops nearby.
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