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  1. Italy
  2. Emilia-Romagna
  3. Bologna

Bologna: Cooking Class and Dinner with a Local Cook

Product ID: 264702
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Learn how to make traditional Bolognan dishes with an Italian cook and then savor the rewards of your efforts over a three-course dinner with your host.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover traditional Bolognese recipes from a local cook
  • Master the art of making handmade pasta
  • Create your own traditional local dishes
  • Enjoy dinner with your host served with local wine
Full description
Immerse yourself in the gastronomic heritage of Bologna on this guided cooking tour and learn the art of Bolognese cuisine, discovering traditional recipes from a local cook. 

First, meet your cook and get to know each other over a bottle of local wine. Next, learn how to prepare a typical Italian dish: fresh homemade pasta with a local sauce. Your cook will help you prepare Italian tagliatelle, spaghetti, fettuccine, lasagna, gnocchi or ravioli. Also learn how to prepare a pasta sauce, like ragout, fresh tomato, mushroom, or vegetable sauce using seasonal, fresh ingredients and following the recipes of traditional Italian cuisine.

Finally, sit down at the dining table together like a real Italian family and enjoy the fruits of your labor in the form of a 3-course meal. While dining, hear stories about local traditions that’ll satisfy your curiosity about the local way of life. Also, create a real connection with local people, enjoying the warmth of Italian hospitality and creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Alternatively, choose the Christmas special option and experience an original Italian Christmas family dinner. This is not a simple cooking class, but a true Christmas evening with an Italian Family, including gifts exchange, the pandoro with sparkling and Christmas greetings.
  • Cooking lesson
  • All ingredients and cooking utensils
  • 3-course meal
  • Drinks and wine
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local transport tickets

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Meeting point

• Meeting point is Via Saragozza, 159, 40134 Bologna BO • Upon arrival, call your cook who will come and welcome you into their home

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Product ID: 264702