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Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana

Strada di Monteapertaccio 1 | Loc. Monteaperti - Siena, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
+39 333 466 3208
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Decent cooking class but not worth the money

Beautiful setting, very fresh food from the garden that tasted great, and knowledgeable staff. But... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bms930
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Wonderful evening cooking and learning

My wife and I have loved doing a number of cooking classes all over and we also enjoyed this one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bill M
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Baltimore, Maryland
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At the farmhouse "Le Pietre Vive di Montaperti" cooking classes are available. Nonna Ciana, will teach you how to prepare typical Italian dishes, such as fresh homemade pasta (tagliatelle, tagliolini, pappardelle...)gnocchi 8potato dumplings), escalopes and surprise cakes, etc. At the end of this experience, you will eat together with Nonna Ciana all what prepared.
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Strada di Monteapertaccio 1 | Loc. Monteaperti - Siena, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful setting, very fresh food from the garden that tasted great, and knowledgeable staff. But for 100 Euro, there wasn't a ton of food, and it was all vegetarian. Class picked up at the end when we started making pasta, but was very low energy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have loved doing a number of cooking classes all over and we also enjoyed this one. The location is lovely and sits on a farm near Siena. The hosts and class were wonderful where we learned a number of skills related...More

Thank Bill M
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your nice review, so glad you enjoyed the cooking class...we did too with such nice guests! Hope you are still enjoying cooking the recipes back home ! Cooking Class Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this cooking class!!! We learned how to make several Tuscan dishes that are absolutely delicious - and have been making them at home to impress family and friends! Nona Ciana and her staff are very welcoming and friendly, thorough and very professional in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful experience even though she tried to choke me(kiddingly & I have it on video!)) when she found out that I rinsed my pasta after cooking!!! My mother always told me to rinse it!! It was a wonderful time and we learned...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the review. So glad you enjoyed the cooking class....... now you know never to rinse your pasta again...or Nonna will be after you with the rolling pin! Cooking Class Team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful time! We had a great group of people and Nonna Ciana with her translator were wonderful instructors. I can't wait to try all the things we made at home. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking to do a cooking class...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! Nonna Ciana sends you greetings and a big big hug. Cooking Class Team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our Italian trip! Nonna Ciana and her assistants were all so warm and welcoming. It was also fun to meet fellow travelers from around the world. We learned to make three kinds of bruschetta, a delicious pasta dish...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much, Really appreciate the review. We would love to have you come back again one day to try out some new recipes!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was by far one of my favorite things I did in Italy. I researched cooking classes before deciding on this one with Nonna. There were 10 of us from all over the US, Canada, and Australia and we instantly bonded and had a blast....More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So glad you enjoyed the cooking class, we especially appreciated your words about the fresh produce, the farm to table philosophy, with the best local ingredients is what we really aim for...thank you! A hug from Nonna Ciana and best wishes from all of us...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I spent a week in Siena and surrounding towns eating and experiencing quite a bit. Our host, Frances Lodge (highly recommend for accommodations!) suggested Nonna Ciana's cooking class. Nonna Ciana and assistants were knowledgeable, patient, informative and welcoming. The experience start to...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review, so happy you enjoyed the cooking class. Best wishes,the Cooking Class Team

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I attended the cooking class during our Tuscan holiday - we were in fact staying at the apartment at Le Pietre Vive, where the cooking class was held, which was one of our favourite places to stay during our trip. We loved...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much, you were lovely guests and we really hope to meet you again in the future.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful morning of cooking with Nonna and Paulo, her offsider, chef and translator. There were ten of us, and it was a perfect number, so we all had a change to help with preparation, make pasta, have a few laughs and especially...More

Thank Toni G
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much. You were great company and we all enjoyed cooking together. Hope you are enjoying trying out those real Italian recipes on the folkes back home.

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Vince B
19 May 2018|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
Certainly, we run classes all year round. For specific availability and prices just drop us an email.
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twadellec
20 April 2018|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
For all the details and pricing etc the best thing is to contact us by email and we can give a personalized reply depending on number of people, menu type, etc
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BethV536
16 February 2018|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for the enquiry. The couses are half day, a morning class built around lunch or an afternoon class around dinner. For prices and booking please contact us directly by email. Thanks
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