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Cook with Cristiana and Mamma Nora

Cooking

Cook with Cristiana and Mamma Nora

152 reviews
34 recent guests said this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Duration
5.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Cuisine
Italian
Hosted in
English
Cooking

Cook with Cristiana and Mamma Nora

Cooking

Cook with Cristiana and Mamma Nora

152 reviews
34 recent guests said this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Duration
5.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Cuisine
Italian
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

During my cooking class, you will be able to immediately immerse yourself in a familiar and informal atmosphere, also thanks to the warm and welcoming ways of Mamma Nora. Before you know it, you will find yourself with an apron around your neck and ready to be part of her kitchen! After a welcome toast with a good glass of wine, we will begin our interactive cooking class. You will discover and learn the secrets of homemade pasta (Ravioli), how to prepare a good savory sauce (Butter and sage) to accompany it and make one of the most famous Italian desserts known all over the world : Tiramisu. Of course the menu can change according to guests's requests. We will cook together using mainly our all organic products, starting from the eggs of my hens. we will use flours of ancient Tuscan grains and above all we will cook with seasonal vegetables as they did in the past. We will use the outdoor kitchen, under the country porch of my house that overlooks the garden. We will visit the garden to pick up some herbs, and for the brave ones, there will be a visit to our chicken coop! Once finished working, we will set the table and we will finally enjoy our wonderfully prepared meals.
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Your host

Cristiana

Cristiana

I am a food lover and a passionate cook. I have always enjoyed welcoming friends and guests at my big table. I was raised on a farm, in the country side of Siena, where women were always in charge of the kitchen and knew how to prepare incredible meals. It is mainly thanks to my family and my Mom that I fell in love with food and cooking became a great passion. I had experiences in some restaurants in Siena and worked in an Hotel as chef for 2 years. I do prefer cooking with organic products, most of them coming from my garden...They taste so good! Moreover, my granfather had a restaurant for about 20 years (it was 1969 when he opened it) nearby Siena. All my aunties are chef... I couldn't become a dancer! That’s why today I have decided to share our traditions and old Tuscan recipes. Come, join us. Cook with Mamma Nora and m

What's included

Food
2 portate con dolce. bruschettas e vino in case of allergies or intolerances, please contact us. No celiacs.
Drinks
water, wine, coffee su richiesta si possono preparare bibite analcoliche
Equipment
coltelli, grembiuli

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Where you'll be

We will cook and eat in a typical Tuscan farmhouse from the early 1900s, just 6 km south of the beautiful city of Siena. In the summer, we will use the outdoor kitchen, located under the tuscan porch overlooking the garden and enjoy a festive and cheerful atmosphere. For those who wish there will be an opportunity to visit the vegetable gardens and the chicken coop.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 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,…

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Please, bring a lot of joy! We will spend the day together so It is forbidden to be sad! In summer, as we are in the country side, please wear long trousers and closed shoes... or bring mosquitos repellent cream. Please, advise me in advance, if you have special requests or in case of intollerances
Cristiana
Cook with Cristiana and Mamma Nora
152 reviews
$181/person
152 reviews
$181/person