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Address: Via Maremmana 43, 53016, Montalcino, Italy
Phone Number: +39 338 921 6205

Cooking Lessons - Learn to cook traditional Tuscan recipes including home...

Cooking Lessons - Learn to cook traditional Tuscan recipes including home made pasta - under the guidance of experienced Tuscan cooks. A very hands on experience for cooks of all levels. Big choice of menus.

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Absolutely perfect!

It was a great day, spending time with Lesley and learning how to cook all the delicious meals. After the cooking was finished, we sat outside on the terrace and enjoyed the food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2016
Bratislava, Slovakia
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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165 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

It was a great day, spending time with Lesley and learning how to cook all the delicious meals. After the cooking was finished, we sat outside on the terrace and enjoyed the food, which was paired with the best of wines and just had an amazing time in Lesley's company. This is definitely one of the must-dos while in the... More 

Thank Tomash226
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I completed the cooking course with Lesley in her home. It was a lot of fun and Lesley was a pleasure to spend time with chatting as we are our lunch. Wines either lunch were beautifully paired so suggest to upgrade to this option. Hopefully one day we can master the ravioli!

Thank Rory X Renee M
New York, New York, United States
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I participated in a cooking class at Lesley's home with one other couple and had the most fantastic day. Lesley was so wonderful to deal with from my first inquiry through the time she dropped us off at the end of the day. She brought in an Italian cook to teach us that day who was just... More 

Thank Marisa K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We spent the day cooking with Leslie. I chose her based on excellent reviews I read prior to visiting. I must say, this was one of the best and most memorable days I've had visiting Italy during my 2 week stay. Leslie is a fantastic host. She welcomed us into her home as we cooked some of the most delicious... More 

Thank Sonali S
lesleyerica, Owner at Taste Tuscany, responded to this review

As always the greatest part of my job is meeting interesting people from all over the world. It was great to meet you both and I thoroughly enjoyed the day with you. I also appreciate you taking time to write an awesome review. Thank you! Good luck with everything. Lesley More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for cooking lesson in the heart of Tuscany and this fit the bill perfectly. Lesley was extremely helpful for directions and on tips around the region for after our visit. The venue for cooking is a home kitchen in the Tuscan hills, back and beyond! Truly authentic setting and menu choices straight from an Italian family Sunday... More 

Thank Cameron W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was a most memorable experience that we will remember forever. The savoury onion tart was to die for. So was the ravioli, the caprese salad with the buffalo mozzarella (I wish we could buy it in Canad), the rabbit and the topper off - the tiramisu. Lesley's house is in a beautiful location and it was wonderful to sit... More 

Thank travellingduo67
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A memorable day. Our family consisting of young adults and parents enjoyed talking to Leslie about her world travels and learning the Tuscan way of life as much as the cooking and eating! Leslie was flexible about the menu choices when we asked to include an extra pasta, and we think we may have finally learned to make the elusive... More 

Thank AMDG245
Chicago, Il
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This was a wonderful experience with Leslie. it was a wonderful day of learning how to make pici pasta and the tart was to die for. The Vizsla, Gambo, was so friendly that I wanted to take him with us for the rest of our trip. Also the local wine she picked out was icing on the cake. Its a... More 

Thank beanersts
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Leslie was a great host - our best day in Tuscany. The experience was so memorable. I'm not a cook but loved the experience. The food was so good and we loved eating out on the patio with Leslie. We got to meet her Vizsla(can't remember his name) - we all love dogs. We all have tried the goat cheese... More 

Thank janetsmile0201
Palm Coast, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Five stars does not fully express how good our experience with Leslie was. Our family of five was staying at nearby resort this past month. Cooking class and lunch was one of the highlights of our trip. The menu options offered us the ability to tailor it to our preferences. As it turned out the goat cheese and onion tart,... More 

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