Authentic Italian favorite


Authentic Italian Favorites features some of the dishes I have enjoyed since I was a child, delivering vibrant Mediterranean flavors. During this hands-on cooking class, we will create a complete menu and learn about Italian culinary traditions, choosing our recipes from fresh pasta to tiramisu. We will cook, savor, and enjoy the best of Italian cuisine. Join me in unlocking the secrets of Italian home cooking and the simple techniques at the base of every great dish.

What's included

All ingredients, tools and instruction. Preparation of a full course meal paired with a world class Bolgheri wine. Tasting of local food products.


Approximately 4-5 hours.
Options include a lunch class beginning at 11.00 am or
a dinner class beginning at 6.00 pm.


Because we use fresh and seasonal ingredients from local suppliers and farms, our menu changes based on the season.


Sample  Menu

Bruschetta with Burrata and Pomodori Confit
Tuscan Pecorino and Caramelized Walnuts
Homemade Fettucine with Veggies from the Garden
Italian Meatballs Glazed in Balsamic Vinegar
Fresh Salad of the Season



We cannot guarantee the availability of any particular dish but will do our best to accommodate your desires.


Private cooking classes start from 190 € per person. Custom price for large groups.
Fees include a membership to the Cooking In Tuscany Association.
Please contact us for more information.


Cooking classes are held in my 18th century Tuscan farmhouse La Casa Toscana, located on “La Strada del Vino” (The Wine Road) between Castagneto Carducci and Bolgheri, home of some of the most prestigious wines in the world.

La Casa Toscana Loc. Vallone 194       57022 Castagneto Carducci (LI)


Closest airport : Pisa
Closest train station: Castagneto Carducci – Donoratico is served by regional trains from
Rome (2 hours, 30 minutes) or Florence (2 hours)

Transportation: For an additional fee private transfer is available upon request.

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