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Il Salotto di Penelope

Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 649 3627
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Highlight of our time in Bologna

My wife, college-age daughter and I took our first ever Italian cooking class at Salotto di... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Spokane, Washington
Absolutely the best experience!

My friend and I are cooking afficiandos and took a course with Barbara and Valeria. It was a... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
via mobile
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We are a cookign scool and we offer every day classes for people who are interested in Bolognes and Italian food tradition.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (33 reviews)
“from scratch” (14 reviews)
“at home” (19 reviews)
Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 649 3627
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

My wife, college-age daughter and I took our first ever Italian cooking class at Salotto di Penelope. It was the highlight of our trip to Bologna, a wonderful city. Barbara and Valeria were warm, humorous and very accomplished cooks. We took the evening class but...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and I are cooking afficiandos and took a course with Barbara and Valeria. It was a personal, made to order class, resulting in world class cuisine and wonderful techniques. They are two accomplished chefs and make the experience a highlight of your trip!!

Thank 35malkar
Reviewed 20 June 2017

As soon as we entered we were greeted and welcomed in, washed our hands and got our aprons on. Right into it! We were given the key to great gnocchi, cooking the sauces and given all of the insights, tips and tricks you'd want and...More

Thank flip585
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Italy with another couple who had been to Italy several times, but this was our first time. I really wanted to take a cooking class to learn how to make pasta. We did that our first day in Italy, with Barbara and...More

Thank BexTex97
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We were a family hoping to learn about the right way to cook Italian pasta...... What we encountered were two wonderful women, with lots of patience for young kids and adults who don't know much about cooking. The lessons and cooking were helpful and fun,...More

Thank Galit Z
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Barbara and Valeria took us on a wonderful gastro tour, first through Bologna's market then its kitchen, teaching us the secrets of making traditional pasta and real ragu (no spaghetti bolognese here!). Highly recommended and great value for money.

Thank David S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Even as an experienced cook, I learned a lot with Valeria and Barbara. They are fun to be around and love what they do. I made gnocchi at home last week, using the knowledge from their class, and they came out wonderfully!

Thank eatingespana
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We cooked risotto, occo bucco and an Italian cake and it was wonderful. Great tuition, well-equipped kitchen and easy to get to.

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We attended Valeria and Barbara's pasta making class the week before Christmas and couldn't be happier with our experience. The communication when booking was easy and the class sizes are small. We learned valuable information about making pasta and cooking traditional sauces (I've been doing...More

1  Thank Kay G
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We had a great time with Valeria learning how to make potato gnocchi with butter and sage sauce, tagliatelle bolognese (authentic style!), and tortelloni with tomato sauce. Valeria is a great teacher and class was a lot of fun. I learned so much and would...More

Thank rcdimatteo
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J. C
25 December 2014|
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Response from ValeriaH70 | Property representative |
We are about 6 km far from the airport. Taxi costs 20/25 euros or you can take BLQ bus from the airport to the train station with some stops nearby.
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