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Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana

Strada di Monteapertaccio 1 | Loc. Monteaperti - Siena, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
+39 333 466 3208
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Wonderful!

My mom, sister, and I had a wonderful time at our Italian cooking class with Nonna Ciana and Paolo... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
emily h
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part cooking class, and part stand up comedy routine, this was a well worth it 'cooking class' that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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At the farmhouse "Le Pietre Vive di Montaperti" cooking classes are available. Nonna Ciana, will teach you how to prepare typical Italian dishes, such as fresh homemade pasta (tagliatelle, tagliolini, pappardelle...)gnocchi 8potato dumplings...more
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Strada di Monteapertaccio 1 | Loc. Monteaperti - Siena, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
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+39 333 466 3208
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My mom, sister, and I had a wonderful time at our Italian cooking class with Nonna Ciana and Paolo! This was a gift for my mother's 60th birthday and she had a great time. An easy short drive from Siena. We would highly recommend this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

part cooking class, and part stand up comedy routine, this was a well worth it 'cooking class' that involved more than that. "Noona" and Paulo are a dynamic duo in the kitchen, and you'll learn more than just making pasta in this half day class....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners of Frances Lodge booked this for us and what a treat. There were 8 people and we had a great time chopping fresh veggies from the garden and making pasta as well as Bruschetta. Although Nonna spoke very little English we had no...More

Thank Lynn C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful experience in a beautiful setting. We used the freshest ingredients from the farm and I learned how to make pasta! Valeria was so warm and friendly and obviously loves to cook. And Heather was very bubbly and fun to be around. The pasta...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We would highly recommend spending an afternoon in the kitchen with Nonna Ciana and her team! They have created an intimate and engaging experience in a beautiful farmhouse kitchen. This was such a fun, informative, and yummy part of our trip!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two people in the world, those who eat to live and those who live to eat. If you are the latter, then you need to book this class right now. This charming farmhouse sits against the green lush and magical backdrop of Tuscany....More

Thank carolyn139
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly, this cooking class was my favorite thing we did in Italy! Nonna Ciana and her translater were HILARIOUS. They were so much fun, so helpful, they were so kind, and they were great chefs. We learned a ton, laughed even more, and enjoyed a...More

Thank Chelsea L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the afternoon/evening class with the truffle menu which was absolutely delicious and great fun to make. We got some expert tips from Nonna Ciana and Paulo who are a great team, each with their own opinions and insights. They were quite generous with...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review, so glad you enjoyed the cooking class..we really enjoyed it too with such lovely guests! Really hope to see you again in the future and maybe do some more cooking together! Cooking Class Team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to get some authentic italian cooking instruction (even for a novice cook). Nonna was lovely and so patient, and energetic. Paolo did a great job translating (Nonna only speaks italian), and he was also patient, and upbeat - definitely seemed to love the...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed. the class. We had fun too cooking together....it is very true that we enjoy the job too, with lovely guests and good food what's not to love! Hope to see you again in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day with Nonna and Paulo! They were excellent teachers, and we had so much fun. This cooking lesson is especially great for teenagers. We laughed, cooked and ate delicious food, and drank great wine! We were welcomed like family. One of...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review, so glad you enjoyed the cooking class..we really enjoyed it too with such lovely guests!

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Vince B
May 19, 2018|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
Certainly, we run classes all year round. For specific availability and prices just drop us an email.
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twadellec
April 20, 2018|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
For all the details and pricing etc the best thing is to contact us by email and we can give a personalized reply depending on number of people, menu type, etc
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BethV536
February 16, 2018|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for the enquiry. The couses are half day, a morning class built around lunch or an afternoon class around dinner. For prices and booking please contact us directly by email. Thanks
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