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We attended two cooking classes and a cooking demonstration by the two wonderful ladies. The... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
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Best money I've spent on my trip! The chefs were amazing! Funny, personable and take the time to... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
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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
Via San Felice 116/g | In Fondo Al Cortile A Destra, 40122 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

We attended two cooking classes and a cooking demonstration by the two wonderful ladies. The classes were part of a weeks activities provided by Culture Discovery Vacations. The classes are hands on and very informative. The northern Italy cuisine in featured. No garlic, No oregano...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Best money I've spent on my trip! The chefs were amazing! Funny, personable and take the time to explain the food science and tradition behind each dish you prepare. The class was very hands on and intimate, small group. Absolutely recommend. It's less than a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Wow. What an amazing 4 hour evening. Three delicious courses prepared during our private class of 4, all from scratch. Hand rolled pasta for fresh tagliatelle bolognese; tortolloni stuffed with amazing ricotta filling; and hand made gnocchi with home made tomato basil sauce “NO GAHHHHLIC”...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

We only had one free night in Bologna, which was a Sunday and its almost impossible to find anything on a Sunday night but Il Salotto di Penelope was available and we are all so glad it was!! Our teacher spoke great english, was funny...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

What a great experience. Shopping in Bologna with someone who knows what to look for and where to buy it was a great beginning. Our class was fun and hands on as we learned not only how to prepare our dishes but why we use...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

We had a great time. Enjoyed the learning, the hands on cooking as well as eating the results. It was very tastefull. The company was very enjoyable. Barbara and Valeria are nice, explain very patiently and well.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dan K
Reviewed July 11, 2017

My wife, college-age daughter and I took our first ever Italian cooking class at Salotto di Penelope. It was the highlight of our trip to Bologna, a wonderful city. Barbara and Valeria were warm, humorous and very accomplished cooks. We took the evening class but...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I are cooking afficiandos and took a course with Barbara and Valeria. It was a personal, made to order class, resulting in world class cuisine and wonderful techniques. They are two accomplished chefs and make the experience a highlight of your trip!!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 20, 2017

As soon as we entered we were greeted and welcomed in, washed our hands and got our aprons on. Right into it! We were given the key to great gnocchi, cooking the sauces and given all of the insights, tips and tricks you'd want and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

We went to Italy with another couple who had been to Italy several times, but this was our first time. I really wanted to take a cooking class to learn how to make pasta. We did that our first day in Italy, with Barbara and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Response from ValeriaH70 | Property representative |
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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