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Il Salotto di Penelope

Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 649 3627
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Learning the basics

I had a terrific morning learning to make tagliatelle with ragu sauce, tortelloni with butter and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JudyBa-Aus
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Brick Family Memorable Cooking Vacation

We had an incredible time with Barbara and Valerie! Our group consisted of my wife and I. Our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BEIZ
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Traverse City
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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.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (37 reviews)
“from scratch” (16 reviews)
“at home” (21 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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"gnocchi"
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"cooking pasta"
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"highly recommend this class to anyone"
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"small class"
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"wonderful ladies"
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"the kitchen"
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"evening class"
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"pasta making"
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"butter sage"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank you very much for the nice world and for heling us with the translation!!!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an incredible time with Barbara and Valerie! Our group consisted of my wife and I. Our four adult children, plus our son in law, daughter in law, son’s girlfriend, and two grand children. It was a very relaxed atmosphere, the recipes were easy...More

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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you!!! We spent a very pleasant time with you and your family!!! Best wishes to all

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We signed on for a full day of cooking lessons. The kitchen was well appointed and we enjoyed the company of Valeria & Barbara. Both women were very knowledgeable and I now know how to cut onions without crying as well as making hand rolled...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed taking this cooking workshop with Valeria and Barbara. In the well equiped kitchen, we could learn and practise the techniques that brought our pasta skills to the next level. With the small group of participants, we had plenty of opportunities to try...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We did the market visit + morning class, and found it to be incredibly worthwhile. The market component is a great opportunity to clarify (a bit of) what goes on in the butcher and cheese shops that showcase Bologna's specialties, and we really enjoyed chatting...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I found Il salotto di Penelope through Trip Advisor and booked a class online. I wanted the cooking class plus the market and it was an amazing experience! I met Barbara in the market and we shopped for some of our ingredients. She spent time...More

Thank KearneyTraveler
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Barbara and Valeria are really very pleasant chefs. They learned us how to make the genuine gnocchi and pasta Bolognese. They were really nice ladies and were very patience with our 2 Sons with making pasta. I really have more respect for pasta makers as...More

Thank Constanze V
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

My gf and I were connected to Barbara e Valeria through the Free Italian Walking Tours company and the 3 hours we spent with them were incredible. They are so friendly and warm and the place is really inviting. Additionally, it was very easy to...More

Thank RussellCotton
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of our visit to Bologna - a class on cooking pasta and then eating the result! Barbera and Valeria were great teachers - lots of hands on experience in a friendly environment. Certainly didn’t need to eat afterwards, so the cost...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This was easily the best part of my trip to Bologna. I attended two consecutive days of class- the first tailored to what I wanted to learn, and the second was the pasta making class. Barbera, Valeria and Paola were fantastic. Everything was demonstrated and...More

Thank Jane C
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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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