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A Tuscan Highlight

This was an incredibly interesting, casual and informative way to spend a day in the Tuscan... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2018
Ted T
So much fun!

What a fun day! This is an all day cooking experience beginning with coffee, planning and shopping... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Cooking and experiencing an Italian home, chatting and making lifetime friends ofìver a plate of pasta. Laughing and discussing the worlds problems while indulging on a freshly made dessert, Italian life, Italian kitchen, hands on, heart on.
Via Casali 2-4, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 392 589 4734
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

This was an incredibly interesting, casual and informative way to spend a day in the Tuscan countryside. From planning the menu over macchiatos in Cortona, to the final meal, it was great fun for the four of us. And the meal we collectively produced might...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Alessandra F, Owner at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Thank you a million! Had massive problems with the internet that are solved now, recipes on the go. It was a blast!

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

What a fun day! This is an all day cooking experience beginning with coffee, planning and shopping in the beautiful town of Cortona and ending with food prep, wine, laughter and making new friends at Alessandra’s house outside the city. The food was fabulous, truly,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Alessandra's personality is delightful. Her carefree spirit and love of life enhances her cooking class. We just loved everything about this experience. The day offered so much more than just your average cooking class. My son (27) and I (57) met in Piazza Signorelli where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Authentic Italian cooking in Alessandra’s home! Four courses - including home-made pasta - and wine and great company. Not only is Alessandra a great teacher/cook but she’s also a great person. We had lots of laughs and shared a fantastic meal. Can’t wait to go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

I cannot imagine there ever being a better cooking experience. Alessandra is a wonderful teacher (and person). The other students were interesting and fun. I cannot say enough good things about this experience. We met in the center of Cortona, shopped for the day’s cooking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Alessandra gave us a full day of semi private cooking class for my adult daughter and I. We had a taste of Italian/Tuscan living from meeting her at the Cortona Piazza where we had cappuccino and discussed our menu for the day. We then hit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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viacortona, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

So glad I have met you, until the next time, mary and Tiff!

Reviewed August 8, 2018

We had a group of 6 (5 adults and one school-aged child) spend the day cooking with Alessandra and it was an amazing experience. We met her in the morning in Cortona for coffee and to discuss what we wanted to get out of our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Cooking with Alessandra is a wonderful experience.Besides creating a fantastic four course meal she teaches you all about how, what, and why the Italians cook and eat the way they do. We have cooked with her twice and both times we learned new and interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

This was one of our favorite experiences of our honeymoon in Italy. Alessandra made the whole day an incredibly unique experience and extremely fun. We made the most delicious meal (from aperitivo to desert) and shared interesting conversation throughout. We learned a lot of cook...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Alessandra F, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

I will wait for you with great pleasure, next time you are around! Loved every second, thank you again for your nice words!

Reviewed July 4, 2018

I had the extreme pleasure of taking two cooking classes with Alessandra while I was in Tuscany for the month of June. Both were exceptional experiences. Not only did I learn many new cooking tips and recipes, it was the highlight of the trip due...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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June 3, 2018|
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Response from Anthony W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for this delay in answering. Our course lasted about six hours, including the eventual dinner we ate with what we had prepared, and also including shopping time.
July 12, 2016|
Response from Alicia K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Just on our way home now. You can talk to Alessandra at her website Tuscany unfiltered or she had a TripAdvisor listing as well. Have fun!!