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Cooking Class Program

The class starts at 11:00 a.m. at Alla Madonna del Piatto. After a glass of wine and – if the weather allows – a walk in our herb garden, we will put on aprons and assemble around our old farmhouse table. We will then begin making ravioli, tagliatelle, or lasagne and their wonderful sauces. Winter might bring inspiration for a risotto or vegetable soup and summer for an eggplant parmigiana or for panzanella, a delicious bread salad made wth the sweetest summer tomatoes. I also try to accommodate special requests for those with dietary restrictions, e.g. vegetarians.

You will also prepare a dessert: panna cotta with a sour cherry compote or a cantaloupe melon mousse, for example. At the end of the class, you can enjoy your meal outdoors on our panoramic terrace (weather permitting) or by the fireplace in our cozy dining room.

After the class, which ends generally between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m., you will have enough time for a leisurely visit of Assisi, which is at only 15 min. drive from our house.

Practical information and reviews

Cooking classes are available twice a week on weekdays. Programs are offered year round for a minimum of two people starting at 120 € per person. Classes are small, so you will have personalized attention and one-on-one instruction. Lessons are given at a leisurely pace and focus on only a few recipes at a time. Recipes can be reproduced with normal home equipment. To get an idea about the delicious dishes you will be preparing here, please see our blog and videos

Our cookery classes have been published in the Seattle Times, Food and Wine Magazine and National Geographic as one of Italy’s top cooking schools. We have had positive reviews on Travel and Leisure magazine, Tastes of Italia, BBC Travel, Hotelchatter, Lonely Planet, Footprint, Slowtravel, Europe for Visitors, Fodor’s, Frommer’sTalk, The New York Times.

Read these articles about us in the Seattle Times (see cooking in Assisi), on Tripadvisor and watch (below) an interview on A Road Retraveled


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Contact information


tel.: + 39 075 8199050

cell: + 39 3287025297

Classes fill up quickly in May and September, please make sure to reserve in advance. Please note that no classes are available during week-ends and bank holidays.


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