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Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany

168 reviews
Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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About Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany
TOSCANA MIA is Simonetta & Paola’s idea for cooking, tasting and language programs in Tuscany Chianti wine region and Florence. An authentic organic food Tuscan experience : Cooking, Markets, Gourmet Shops and Wine tasting. We are happy to welcome in a family ancient home. Food lovers, lovers of Tuscany, lovers of Italian food, lovers of Italy ,Travelling solo, with the family, with friends, for an anniversary ,birthday or for pure pleasure of travelling.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting a new country take a break from the typical tourist tour and engage with some actual locals. We had a wonderful time at this cooking class and learned so much more than just how to make pasta. All the food was amazing and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The positive reviews do not even do it justice--what a great experience. My family was welcomed into Simonetta's and Paola's stunning 13th century home and then given an awesome cooking and Italian experience. We learned (a lot of hands-on opportunities), laughed, drank wine, talked, ate...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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SimoPaolaToscanaMia, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Extremely nice of you to get the time to write this review but especially to write such good things about us.So glad your family enjoyed their time with us and we hope they all are going on cooking Italian.Thank you so much!!!

Reviewed May 3, 2019

It was like spending the day with two locals. As you would expect, the cooking class was fun and educational and obviously delicious. But what made it special was how sincere Simonetta and Paola were. To share their home, their time, their knowledge, their lives...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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SimoPaolaToscanaMia, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2019

Thank you very much. We do not know how to thank you for this delicious review. The words are very sweet and we are really happy to have conveyed such a great feeling. We want to be considered Italian friends to cook with. Thanks again...More

Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

My family had a wonderful time at our cooking class last month. Kids still talk about the class and say it was the highlight of their trip!! Thank you Simonetta & Paola for such a memorable family experience. We will definitely sign up for another...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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SimoPaolaToscanaMia, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

It's so nice to hear that your family enjoyed the class with us as we liked having all of you here.Thank you very much and we really hope to see you again !!!

Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I booked off season, so we had a private cooking lesson with these two wonderful ladies. The experience was authentic as it can get in our opinion. They invite you into their home (13th century), sit you down and get to know...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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SimoPaolaToscanaMia, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thank you very much.Your words describing us are so nice and have made our day more beautiful. We wish you're really going to cook Italian when back home and ,please, keep in touch for other recipes.

Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We’ve done 2 classes with these wonderful ladies! One in Florence with Simonetta that was just my husband and I with a tour of the market first and the most fun time cooking and learning....Oh and eating!!! This last visit we visited their home in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Thank you ,thank you , thank you for your nice review.It was a pleasure for us to have you again .Now we have just to see where we can meet again.Ciao,to soon ! Simonetta & Paola @ Toscana Mia

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We went to Italy for our 10 year wedding anniversary with our two kids, ages 6 and 8. My youngest sons dream was to ‘learn to cook gnocchi’. From the very first email, our experience was wonderful. They were able to accommodate my food allergies...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

We are so happy you and your family enjoyed the Cooking Class! It's wonderful to hear you liked the menu,As you told in advance your son's gnocchi desire and your food allergy ,it was possible to welcome your requests. . Be in touch! Let us...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

A great time was had by all. Quaint setting and friendly instructors. You will need a car or driver to get to the location.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review.Absolutely right to underline people need a car or driver to join us.Warm regards from Simonetta & Paola at Toscana Mia

Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Rarely have so many glowing reviews been more deserved. Do not hesitate to book whether you are an experienced cook or a rookie.You will learn about Italian cooking hands on, in a friendly, collegial atmosphere . Enjoyable anywhere, but even more to be treasured as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted you enjoyed the class at Toscana Mia . You just made our day .We hope to have you back again soon! Ciao, Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We were four couples and all of us had a wonderful experience at Simonetta's and Paola's home. I want to thank them both and their family for a wonderful half day at their cooking class. We all joined in and couldn't have had more fun...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Thank you so much for the very kind comments following your class at Toscana Mia. We enjoyed having all of you fantastic people with us.We hope you carry on baking & cooking Italian at home! Best wishes,Simonetta & Paola

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kjg127
December 30, 2017|
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Response from SimoPaolaToscanaMia | Property representative |
Dear thank you for your information request. I’m Simonetta de’Mari and with my sister Paola personally give cooking  classes , food & wine tours and many other programs. We are Italians, very fluent in English, and we... More
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Response from SimoPaolaToscanaMia | Property representative |
Hi, as nicely suggested by our previous participant, email us-please-so we can answer you more precisely.
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Response from SimoPaolaToscanaMia | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer , thank you very much for your information request , I’m Paola de’Mari and with my sister Simonetta personally give cooking classes , food & wine tours and many other programs. We are Italians, very... More
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