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Cooking Class and Lunch at a Tuscan Farmhouse with Local Market Tour from Florence

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Indulge your love of Italian food in Tuscany, and enjoy a full-day tour that combines a market visit with a cooking class and 4-course meal with wine! After scouting out quality local ingredients at a historical Florence food market, travel to a rustic farmhouse in Tuscany, surrounded by exquisite countryside. Then, prepare your feast of pasta, bruschetta and Tuscan roast pork, plus beloved desserts such as tiramisu, before savoring the creations with Tuscan wine. Up to four glasses of wine are included throughout the day as well as a cooking diploma and the recipes.
  • Delve deeper into Tuscan cuisine during a market tour and cooking class
  • A great opportunity for solo travelers to socialize 
  • Pick ingredients from a market and cook traditional Italian dishes 
  • Receive recipes by email in order to recreate Tuscan cuisine back home
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group in central Florence, and head straight to a local market selling fresh Italian produce. Browse stalls replete with cheese, cured meats, olives, and balsamic vinegar before you select the ingredients required for this cooking class.
Board a minibus and travel through the Tuscan hills to a rustic farmhouse, the quaint setting of your cooking class. Prepare seasonal Tuscan dishes that could include roast pork and bruschetta, stopping to enjoy a glasses of Chianti wine as you go.
Create a tiramisu from scratch before sitting down to enjoy the 4-course meal you've cooked. Return to central Florence by minivan and receive all recipes by email.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This day made my solo trip in Tuscany really special. A fantastic hands on experience in very pleasant place with an outstanding view. Thank you Olivia and Carmela for this an unforgettable experience. Thousand thanks also for taking care of my food restrictions. I will...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Hajar120
Reviewed 4 days ago

Words cannot describe how fabulous this was. Isak was funny and just very personabl and knowledgable. The view from where you prepare the meal and dine was pure Tuscan gorgeous. Was my entire family's favorite thing to do in our trip to Italy and we...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jlvs92
Reviewed 5 days ago

Carmela and Isak were an unbeatable pair. The dynamic duo provided for one of our best days on our vacation! We were put at ease from the moment we entered the kitchen. We left feeling knowledgeable and competent. Would take this class again and others...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tourist736135
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a true highlight event for our family during our stay in Florence. We got to have a fun hands-on experience with our teens in learning to make and prepare all the wonderful dishes that Isak and Carmela had to share. While we missed...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Alice P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Isac was great tour guide guide and chef. Tour was well organized and very professional. Isac was a great teacher and chef to show us some great take home techniques and was a fabulous lunch we all cooked and enjoyed.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Travis K
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