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Slow Cooking School

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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...more
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Vocabolo Montanaro 64, 06060 Paciano, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had long wanted to take a cooking class while in Italy. I was traveling with three teenagers and a decidedly un-culinary husband. We all ended up having a marvelous time. The setting is lovely - a separate cottage with a cooks dining room and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything is top: the wine, the food, the chef, the cooking, the eating and..... i can go on and go on. Our children loved it too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only a relatively short train ride from Rome and you’re in the Umbrian countryside enjoying “La Dolce Vita”. A wonderful interactive cooking class with Chef Walter on this beautiful site at Il Fontanaro will be a definite highlight for your Italian vacation. The meal was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cooking class was a great deal of fun. It was as much a social event as it was a cooking class. We learned some new approaches to preparing pasta and we had the opportunity to meet a most friendly family from the UK.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We had an absolutely phenomenal experience! Fun, interesting, beautiful property. Alina and her mother were fabulous hosts. We so enjoyed our experience and highly recommend to anyone visiting the region!

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bianca7667, Owner at Slow Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you again for visiting us and enjoying our little heaven! We are really proud that Il Fontanaro is a place where to learn the real Italian culture and hospitality!

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Our family of 5 (girls 7,9, 11) booked this half day event during our 7 day stay in Tuscany. The day surpassed our expectations! The house and farm are beautiful. The family is lovely and very engaging and we learned a valuable lesson about olive...More

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bianca7667, Owner at Slow Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you, it is so important to spread the world the love for real food and we are pleased that you all have enjoyed the class! Unfortunately here in Italy we don't produce enough good extra virgin olive oil for the request of the world...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great experience! We were a group of 4. Alina made sure everyone, even my reluctant husband, participated and had fun!!!

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bianca7667, Owner at Slow Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Grazie Grazie! We are very happy to see also the husbands at work!!! So next time he will cook the perfect Italian Dinner to us!!!

Reviewed 9 July 2018

We started with an organic olive oil tasting given by Alina who explained the differences in various types of oils and the superior taste and quality of good organic extra virgin olive oil such as what her family proudly produces. The course instructor was a...More

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bianca7667, Owner at Slow Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Whow! Thank you so much for your kindness! We are really happy that you add the description of the cooking experience with us! It will help our next guest to know what we do here at Fontanaro! And we really hope to host you again!

Reviewed 6 July 2018

The class starts with tasting organic olive oil made right there on the farm and comparing it to other types. Alina then gets everyone involved right away. Our class made pasta from scratch and then formed them into various shapes. Everything we cooked was delicious....More

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bianca7667, Owner at Slow Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Grazie Sallie, you are part of the family and it is such a great pleasure to see you every year, but the next i would love to have you as resident inhabitant of our village of Paciano! Un grande abbraccio

Reviewed 26 June 2018

If you're looking for a wonderful, authentic, hands-on Italian cooking experience away from the main tourist crowds, this is for you. Alina and Lucia welcomed us into their beautiful home and country villas, set in the stunning Umbrian hills. We took small, personal cooking classes...More

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bianca7667, Owner at Slow Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Grazie grazie! yes we are so happy to be away from the crowds! Actually we took few days off at the beach and after one day we already missed the peace of Paciano and of our home! Please remember to let us know if you...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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