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Slow Cooking School

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Vocabolo Montanaro 64, 06060 Paciano, Italy
+39 338 740 8884
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US$141.19*
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Cooking class in an Olive ad Wine Farm with pool
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US$23.73*
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Organic Olive Oil tasting and learning
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LEARN ITALIAN FOOD, LANGUAGE, CULTURE, AND CULINARY TRADITIONS FROM PROFESSIONAL experienced owners of FONTANARO Estate.The wonderful part of Italian cooking relies on the fact that is made with fresh and genuine ingredients, you can recreate traditional Italian cuisine in the comfort of your own home even with a view of the Tuscan and Umbrian hills. In an atmosphere which is design to reproduce the old Tuscan and Umbrian houses, you can go learning the basics of the real Mediterranean cucine. Lucia's and Alina's (the professional Sommelier) warm personality and relaxed family teaching style will make you feel comfortable and fully capable of producing some of the traditional Italian dishes. Il Fontanaro is a typical italian farm since 1893. Lucia and Alina will help you unravel the mystery of selecting the finest, freshest ingredients available from the Fontanaro's vegetable garden. You will learn all about the secrets to make and taste a unique extra virgin olive oil
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“olive oil” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“il fontanaro” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Vocabolo Montanaro 64, 06060 Paciano, Italy
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+39 338 740 8884
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a week here just recently Typical Italian style, a little rustic, but ver6 comfortable You will have your own kitchen, and out door eating area, and it is very quiet. Close to a small town where there is a couple of nice restaurants,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What we loved most about our one day cooking course with Alina was that making pasta is fun. And with small children as sous chefs all the more so. If you are travelling in this part of Italy with a young family a day spent...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lucia and Alina are so passionate about Fontanaro and it shows in their cooking class, olive oil tasting and talk, and their love for what they have! To visit an actual olive mill and learn how olives are processed into oil is fascinating. And the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Villa was very nice but the real value is the way that we were treated during our stay, like part of the family. Food was outstanding and the cooking class was very good.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don’t miss this relaxing and delicious activity. It was a great way to unwind and enjoy the Italian countryside.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of my favorite experiences of my visit to Italy. We were immersed in cooking and eating Italian and welcomed into the slow country life of the two wonderful women who made our group's day so special. The setting is spectacularly beautiful. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the highlights of my trip. Our hosts were wonderful. An intimate experience, full of fun and wonderful food.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never knew how much love went into cooking food until I visited Alina's cooking school. What an incredible experience!! Alina walked us through how to tell the difference between good and bad olive oil and also how to care for it in your home....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Organic, Italian cuisine taught by Master Italian Chef on her family’s estate. Receipes from class provided and were easy to follow so dishes can be prepared at home. Olive groves and grape arbors line the hillside around the home. Fresh produce from the garden. Olive...More

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we are inside il Fontanaro - paciano
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yes- we are always open except Saturday and Sunday because there are most of the holiday villas arrivals. Yes you should book it before:) You can contact us any time and we'll be happy to answer you as soon as we... More
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