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Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany

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

From the minute we arrived at this charming old villa, we loved the setting and the feeling of being in a real home. Simonetta and Paola were fun and made the time fly. We learned some very interesting tips about Italian cooking. We chopped, we...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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SimoPaolaToscanaMia, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for describing the class time so well .So happy to hear all of you enjoyed your time with us .We hope you're going to cook Italian dishes again and we'll be glad to welcome you here soon! Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cooking with sisters Paola and Simonetta was a special memory of our trip. Their 1400's stone home is in a tucked away region in the middle of vineyards, and the drive there added to the beauty and adventure. They asked ahead of time if we...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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SimoPaolaToscanaMia, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we hope you're going to cook again our recipes.Thank you for your nice and extensive review.See you again, Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were welcomed into their home like family. The class was wonderful with hands on instruction. At the end we dined together and a had a beautiful lunch of the food we had prepared. The whole experience was lovely and an unforgettable part of our...More

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

So nice to hear you enjoyed the class and the food.We are glad you're going to try the recipes at home so you'll keep a little bit of Italy and Toscana Mia with you.Sincerely,thank you !Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed October 5, 2019

I have to say this was probably my favorite experience of our entire trip to Tuscany. Paola is an amazing teacher and our group of 10 friends had so much fun. We laughed, we learned, we bonded over wine and none of us wanted this...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 20, 2019 via mobile

We can’t recommend this experience enough! Paola, Simonetta and their family was extremely welcoming and took suggestions beforehand on what we wanted to prepare. I can now say I helped prepare gelato, ravioli and gnocchi. Amazing!

Date of experience: September 2019
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SimoPaolaToscanaMia, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2019

Sincerely thank you very much for recommending us and we hope you'll enjoy gelato, ravioli and gnocchi with friends and relatives. Wish to see you both here again, Simonetta & Paola de'Mari

Reviewed September 8, 2019

Paola and Simonetta welcomed us with open arms into their home! The day included gnocchi, 2 sauces, chicken, Tuscan style, and tiramisu. We had SO much fun and learned quite a lot. They were extremely accommodating of the 2 members of our group who were...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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SimoPaolaToscanaMia, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2019

Your words describing us are so nice, sincerely thank you.It was a pleasure for us to have all of you here and we're glad you consider us and the experience at Toscana Mia so "serene and really quite special"Hope to see you again!Ciao.Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed June 26, 2019

From perfect directions to their home and a warm Italian welcome, to coffee and wine and outstanding food that we learned to make, this was a wonderful day! My son and I spent several hours with Simonetta and Paola. They are genuine, sharing their home...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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SimoPaolaToscanaMia, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2019

So glad to hear you and your son enjoyed your time with us .We are glad to share our cooking and Italian life with travellers who join us interested in genuine experiences.Thank you so much for your nice words.Arrivederci. Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed June 14, 2019

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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SimoPaolaToscanaMia, Owner at Toscana Mia Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2019

Thank you so much:we are glad to hear we've been able to offer you a nice real Italian experience.For us the Cooking Class is a way to introduce our guests to Italian home, family ,life.Wish we'll see you again, sincerely, Simonetta & Paola

Reviewed June 1, 2019

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 June 3, 2019

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

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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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March 14, 2017|
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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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