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Fun and Delicious!

Such a fun afternoon! We love to cook and we love to eat so this class was perfect! We had several... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan B
Loved this cooking class!

We were on a mother-daughter trip to Italy and this was absolutely the best thing we did together... 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a fun afternoon! We love to cook and we love to eat so this class was perfect! We had several take away tips that we learned during this experience (class). It was our first time making pasta and now we are equipped to continue...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a mother-daughter trip to Italy and this was absolutely the best thing we did together. We loved learning to make and cook pasta and the other side dishes. Such a delightful cooking staff. So friendly and fun! We highly recommend! And such...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had very high expectations for this experience after reading reviews on trip advisor but unfortunately left a little disappointed. It may have been that the group had several loud personalities and was rather large (13 people total) but all the staff seemed a little...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Frankly, I'm surprised by the spotless reviews this place recieves. The teachers were great and I really appreciate that they gave the class in both Italian and English. The pasta making portion was fun and interactive. However, several bizarre things happened that took away from...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing feedback on your recent cooking with us. Of course we are concerned and sad that the experience did not meet your expectations and did not seem to correspond to the experience of our other guests. Your compliments to the staff are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us joined Frederica and Heather for a four hour cooking course. The two work as a perfect team - Frederica focusing on her exquisite cooking with Heather translating to English with personality and passion. It was just such a joy to be with...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We truly appreciate your kind words and your compliments. Our team tries hard to ensure every guest leaves with good memories.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a wonderful time in this cooking class, the ladies that hosted it were incredible. we made beautiful food in their lovely kitchen. The setting of the cooking class/restaurant is stunning. Would highly recommend this to anyone who is looking for a traditional,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review, so happy you enjoyed the cooking class. Hope you enjoy the recipes at home with your friends. Le Pietre Vive Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful and interesting cooking experience, we had plenty of hands on work and the team were super suppotive and full of important lessons and advice. Really injoyed the evening!

Date of experience: August 2019
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words - we all hope to have the chance to meet you again in the future for new recipes and to have a great time together again. Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much Federica & Simona for teaching us all of the wonderful Tuscan recipes & techniques to making bruschetta, pasta, pollo & mascarpone. It was so fun to create as well as delicious. The two ladies are exceptional teachers & I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you lovely guests, so happy that you enjoyed the cooking class, "grazie mille" for the nice review. Warm wishes, Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A warm welcome awaited, a fantastic spotless kitchen, strictly under Nona’s rules! Translation while demonstration and hands on is beautifully Italian in its warm hearted chaotic way. A must do Italian adventure. No experience needed Nona and Heather are happy to show you and share...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We're delighted that you enjoyed the cooking class with us and very much appreciate your kind words. Nothing pleases us more than to see our visitors come back and we do hope that you now consider yourself part of our Tuscan...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent an amazing afternoon learning the right way to enjoy a good Italian dinner - and then got to enjoy our results of making pasta and all the best things to complement it. The entire family are warm, friendly, and fun to be with....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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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! Hope you are converting your family and friends back home to the delights of real Italian country cooking!

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101shikham
July 7, 2019|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
We are just 8-9 km outside Siena, about 40km from Montepulciano. For full details of class, prices and availability please contact us by email with the dates which interest you.
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November 1, 2018|
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Nick, Our itinerary would allow the cooking experience on Sat Feb 2. Or possibly Monday, Feb 4. We will be staying in an apt in Reggello, Italy. Thank you, Ann
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Vince B
May 19, 2018|
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Certainly, we run classes all year round. For specific availability and prices just drop us an email.
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