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“Cooking with Letizia”

In Campagna Cooking Classes
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Share a day with an Italian family. Join Letizia for a half day, hands-on cookery course in her restored farmhouse in the Umbrian countryside. The cooking classes offer an informal, friendly blend of modern and traditional Italian cooking techniques using ingredients that are fresh and in season. Lessons include a free market tour with gourmet tasting, the class, held in the farmhouse professional kitchen and plenty sampling of the delicious food prepared by the students. The cooking school has received enthusiastic reviews in Tripadvisor as well as press in several publications like E.g. Food and Wine magazine, National Geographic and BBC TV.
Reviewed October 11, 2012

We loved the intro lesson & tasting of olive oil, balsamic, salumi, chocolate at Terra Umbra in 'downtown' San Maria del Angeli and then the winding drive up the hill to your wonderful home. What followed was truly enjoyable, informative & of course satisfying to the palette & belly! We all played a part in preparing the meal of antipasti, pork scallopini, whole potatoes baked in rock salt, zucchini salad (layered with garlic & lemon juice, then topped with toasted almonds), and to finish fig crostini & home made limoncello.
Thank you so much. We look forward to meeting you again
Guy&  Faye
Melbourne Australia

Thank GuyR08
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

We had an extraordinary time hanging out with Letizia in her beautiful kitchen making amazing food! She is delightful, a great teacher, and a joyous spirit. We learned how to make pasta and, upon returning home to the US, we made it on our own and it turned out beautifully! Cannot wait to return!

Thank Raymond L
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Reviewed August 8, 2012

This is our second time taking Letizia's Pasta Making Class. This year, we brought our 17 year old daughter along. What a great way to spend a day in Umbria! From the olive oil, cheese, vinegar, meat tasting in Santa Maria degli Angeli to the EASY instructions for making our own Strangozzi pasta, Letizia hosted us for an incredible day of cooking...and eating & drinking. She is such a joy and even honored my request to make the dessert a chocolate one to appease my daughter. Last year our class was filled with all Americans. This year we had a blend of Americans & Dutch. What a fun day! Grazie Letizia!!!

Thank THM35
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Reviewed July 21, 2012

First off I am a Italian citizen who knows a thing about food from travel and having a gourmet kitchen at home. I signed up my family to take a class because we live in Umbria part time and wanted something close to the house. We could not have been happier in the experience that we had. She is a pleasure to work with, listen too and be in the kitchen with. We ate during the summer months out on her terrace/patio... THE views were utterly spectacular. that alone would be a highlight.. She worked with my two boys and us on pasta dishes, cantaloupe dessert and some side dishes that i can't recall at the moment. A definite highlight of our trip. I have friends who are going for their honeymoon out to our house and I can't wait to hear how much they love the time with Leitzia.. A cooking class that all novice and experienced cooks should do.

Thank Anthony C
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Reviewed June 5, 2012

We took our cooking class on a sunny weekday in May and had a wonderful time. Whether you are a novice or experienced cook, Letizia offers a great class. She had us all meet at a wonderful food shop in Santa Maria Degli Angeli to sample and learn about olive oils, cheeses, cured meats, wine and truffles. Then, we drove up the hill to the charming B&B located just outside of Assisi.
The class is hands-on, but Letizia does a lot of prep work that makes it easy for her students. She is so enthusiastic about Italian food and is a wealth of information. Her English is excellent and she explains things very clearly. Her large kitchen is a great space to work in.
We made several interesting dishes (involtini, stuffed artichokes, a super moist potatoe dish and a yummy tart). We enjoyed our lunch (and plenty of wine) on the beautiful terrace with amazing views of Assisi and the valley beyond. If we are ever in the area again, we would love to stay at the B&B and take another class from Letizia.

Thank msraaka
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