What you'll do
We’ll explore the rich flavors of Italian cuisine in this interactive cooking class in our restaurant in an enchanting medieval hill top village. Casa Gala , is one of the most appreciated restaurant of the area. We where we’ll start with a traditional breakfast of coffee, cappuccino and sweets. Together we’ll prepare different kinds of pasta, wering our aprons, we will also prepare the pasta sauce of course, then learn how to make a traditional Italian tiramisu’ and when everything is ready, we will all sit down and enjoy our home cooked meal together . During our lunch, we'll make time for some wine tasting as well, combining it with a selection of local products . Our meal will feature seasonal local herbs and olive oil from the very groves around us. You'll enjoy a day outside from the noise of the city a non-turistic experience. The experience can last from 4,5 to 5,5 hours.
- Passionate cooks
Learn traditional recipes and hear personal stories from local hosts.
- Intimate settings
Share a meal in unique spaces, from private farms to secret rooftops.
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Every experience is reviewed for authentic culinary traditions.
We are a husband and wife couple, we live and work in Montecatini Alto, with our son Cosimo and Lola, our dog pug. Here, we have a bed and breakfast with restaurant, with an intimate, cozy and familiar atmosphere, here you will feel at home! Simone is the chef who will teach you how to prepare some delicious Tuscan dishes. He is a great enthusiast and connoisseur of our territory and products, and has learned the secrets of cooking from his mother and grandmother. Montecatini Alto is an enchanting medieval hilltop village, and if you want, we will go together to visit it.
Lunch. mid-morning breakfast home-made lunch with dishes cooked during the class with the chef Simone. Coffee or Cappuccino…
wine tasting during the lunch we will taste two wines and a tuscan typical sweet wine with dessert (vinsanto)
recipes after the lesson, you'll get tutorials to make our creations again on your own.
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Where you'll be
We start experiences in Casa Gala, our gourmet and design restaurant, in the morning, while the restaurant is all for us. The place is more like a home than a restaurant. Simona e Simone will welcome you in a cozy and familiar atmosphere. If you want , after lunch, we could visit together the village, and admire the sunning views, like the musician Giuseppe Verdi said: "Here are the most beautiful views I've ever seen"
Things to keep in mind
If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
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Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry,…
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
We’ll give you all the simple information to reach the place, by car, bus, or train and funicolare ( the oldest cable train in Europe). Vegetarians are welcome, but we need to know it in advance.
PASTA, Wine, Tiramisu’- Cooking Class