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Il Salotto di Penelope

Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 649 3627
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Wonderful cooking class experience!

I am a professor from the U.S. who brings American students to Bologna each year to attend the Il... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cinepie
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Los Angeles, California
Fantastic experience

Thoroughly enjoyed the cookery class! Started with a tour of the market, and then had an amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Helen M
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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We are a cookign scool and we offer every day classes for people who are interested in Bolognes and Italian food tradition.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (40 reviews)
“from scratch” (17 reviews)
“at home” (20 reviews)
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Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 649 3627
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a professor from the U.S. who brings American students to Bologna each year to attend the Il Cinema Ritrovato film festival. But I also arrange for my students to do local activities and experience Emilia Romagna and its culture. Barbara and Valeria do...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the cookery class! Started with a tour of the market, and then had an amazing time at the ‘school’ learning how to make pasta dough and transforming it into tortelli and tagliatelli. The gnocchi were like little clouds that melted in the mouth,...More

Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time with the two chef ! They made it really easy for us to feel like real italians. The cooking class is diverse, we learned to prepare three types of pasta: tortelloni, gnocchi and tagliatelle and three types of sauce: tomato,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a private cooking experience back in June. We truly enjoyed learning how to make Tortelloni, Tagliatella and gnocchi and a proper Bolognese sauce. Valeria explained everything in detail, and the instruction was very hands on. The food was gorgeous. We...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Learn how to cook with your family or friends is always fun, learn how to cook fresh pasta and bolognese recipes with your family/friends is a must in Bologna. Really good experience learning with Barbara not only the recipes but all the curiosities around ingredients...More

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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Such a pleasure for us having you and you woundefool family!!!! Thank you again for the time you choose to spend with us.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We were in Bologna in November 2017 and decided to take a cooking class. This class was great! A bonus of not being there in peak season, was that my husband and I were the only two in the class that night. We made three...More

Thank Kelsey G
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for your nice review!!! We are really happy you had a nice time in Bologna. Let us know how is your pasta at home:)

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This cooking class was awesome! Valeria was amazing, the food was incredible. She really took the time to teach exactly what to do, and had fun while doing it. The tour around the market in the beginning was awesome as well. Totally recommend doing this...More

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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you all for the nice time spent in our cooking school!!!

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

I went there not realizing it was going to be a hands-on participatory experience. 11 of us made pasta from scratch, including about 10 minutes of rolling out the pasta and making tortellini, and fettucine , which we ultimately ate for lunch! We learned some...More

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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you so much!!!!

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

My girlfriend organised this class together with a couple of friends. I expected a small group of people, but there were 8 of us in total. The school was nice, clean but difficult to find. The teachers gave us a quick description of how to...More

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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks for the review from which we definitely find inspiration for improvement. Surely pasta is the recipe we do most and so what we are explaining is often similar, but what is interesting for us is that the people who listen to us are always...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

I had a terrific morning learning to make tagliatelle with ragu sauce, tortelloni with butter and sage, gnocchi with tomato sauce. There were six of us in the class which was conducted in English. The class was fun, very informative and “ hands on”. We...More

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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you very much for the nice world and for heling us with the translation!!!!!

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J. C
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Response from ValeriaH70 | Property representative |
We are about 6 km far from the airport. Taxi costs 20/25 euros or you can take BLQ bus from the airport to the train station with some stops nearby.
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