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My sister and I wanted to take a cooking class in Tuscany while she was visiting me in Italy at the... read more

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At first I found it overwhelming with 12 in the group. But oh what fun! Nonna C managed to engage... read more

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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...more
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All reviews bruschetta at home wonderful experience chicken the kitchen my husband and i italian cooking from scratch learned how fresh pasta great fun highlight of our trip delicious meal le pietre vive learning how learn how our honeymoon
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Reviewed yesterday

My sister and I wanted to take a cooking class in Tuscany while she was visiting me in Italy at the end of my semester abroad. We were able to get a spot in the class with pretty short notice (probably because it was December),...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first I found it overwhelming with 12 in the group. But oh what fun! Nonna C managed to engage us all. She is fun loving and animated. My teenage girls, husband and I had a great time. I can’t wait to try out all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much. You were great company and we all enjoyed cooking together. Hope you are still enjoying trying those Italian recipes, especialy the Tiramisu, back home ! Hope to see you again another time with some new recipes! Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire family had a great time learning how to make Tiramisu and pasta. We learned some insider tips on Italian cuisine and had the best Tiramisu ever. All of the Tiramisu available in Italy is better than what is sold as Tiramisu in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your nice review, so glad you enjoyed the cooking class...we did too with such lovely guests! Take care and hope you will be back in the future to have fun cooking together once more. Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our cooking class with Nonna so very much. If you have some time and love to cook, this is where you should be! We learned to make pasta from scratch and it couldn’t have been more special. Nonna is such...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for the lovely review....Nonna Ciana was delighted. Hope you are enjoying trying out the recipes at home! Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was exciting to learn some local Italian dishes, especially how to make fresh pasta! At first I thought it would be a challenge for me, but the task turned out to be not as hard because Nonna made that an easy and enjoyable experience!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much, Really appreciate the review. See you next time for some new recipes and to have a great time together again. Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Coming from a person that doesn't really enjoy cooking (though I love eating), this class was a joy! Nonna was a fantastic teacher, and I've got to say I've begun to get a bug to cook more now. One of the highlights was when we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We're always very pleased to know our guests enjoyed their experience with us and even more pleased when they take time to write a review to share the experience with others. Hope you keep on enjoying trying out the recipes at home! Best...More

Reviewed 16 November 2018

I had such a wonderful experience learning to cook with Nonna. The class was about 8 of us which was a nice enough size so we could all see and hear instructions. Demonstrations were clear and it was fun to see all of us get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

Thanks so much, Really appreciate the review. Hope the recipes at home turn out just as good! We will be looking forward to seeing you next time. Best wishes, Le Pietre Vive Team

Reviewed 14 November 2018

We had a group of 8 travel to Italy. We all agree that Cooking with Nonna was one of our two favorite events! We are returning to the countryside outside of Siena and doing them both again! In the meantime, we are having pasta cooking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words ... very glad you enjoyed the cooking class with Nonna Ciana. Hope you will enjoy the recipes at home with your friends. Best wishes from all the Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 14 November 2018

My sisters and I had a wonderful time learning from Nonna. We loved the class and we learned many simple tricks to make our food simple, but very delicious.

Date of experience: October 2018
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

Thank you so much, you are right it is the little tricks and secrets that make the difference! Take care and hope you will be back in the future to have fun cooking together once more. Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience in Nonna’s kitchen - we loved learning how to make pasta - the pasta was fabulous and the chicken breast with wine was delicious- we also loved the family puppy!!! Thank you for a great memory!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

So glad you enjoyed the cooking class..as we did too with such nice guests! Hope to see you again another time with some new recipes! Big kiss fron Ugo the puppy too!! Cooking Class Team

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1 November 2018|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
Dear Ann, We hold our cooking classes year round and we would be very happy to have you join us for a class in February. Let us know... maybe by email (you can Google us)... what dates work for you and I'll check... More
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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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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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