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Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School

Via Casali 2-4, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 392 589 4734
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Must-do, Authentic Italian Experience!

Alessandra was warm and engaging from the moment we met her. Over coffee, she helped us set a menu... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Deirdre M
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Toronto, Canada
Best cooking class EVER !

How you feeling about a lesson in really local cuisine in a 14th century Tuscany farmhouse someone... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Anthony W
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Toronto, Canada
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Cooking and experiencing an Italian home, chatting and making lifetime friends ofìver a plate of pasta. Laughing and discussing the worlds problems while indulging on a freshly made dessert, Italian life, Italian kitchen, hands on, heart on.
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“italian cooking” (34 reviews)
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“cooking class” (68 reviews)
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Via Casali 2-4, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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+39 392 589 4734
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Alessandra was warm and engaging from the moment we met her. Over coffee, she helped us set a menu and put us at ease. Shopping locally for provisions was great fun and instructive as well. Alessandra is a patient teacher and a excellent source of...More

Thank Deirdre M
viacortona, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you so much! It was fun to have you around, and your kids are a delight to be around. Hope to see you another time!

Reviewed 28 December 2017

How you feeling about a lesson in really local cuisine in a 14th century Tuscany farmhouse someone who’s great fun, really knows her stuff, and is focused on making everything easy ? Not to mention, for those of us Anglo types, Alessandra speaks perfect colloquial...More

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had the best day with Alessandra! We were lucky enough to have her all to ourselves for our cooking class. We met in Cortona to chat about Italian cuisine and the menu for the day. Then we continued on to some local markets to...More

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viacortona, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you so much for your nice words! I hope to have you again in my kitchen!

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The most wonderful food. The best Risotto. Pork medallions. So good. Fabulous fresh food. Dessert was fresh poached pear with chocolate sauce. Shared cooking techniques.

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viacortona, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you very much for your kindness, It was fun.

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a villa in Cortona with friends. Alessandra came with her helper, fully equipped with fresh ingredients and all necessary implements. They whipped up one of the best meals we had in our two weeks in Italy, including at the finest restaurants. Absolutely...More

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viacortona, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

It was such a pleasure to be able to serve you my plates. Hope to see you again in the future! Thank you!

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My partner and I were lucky enough to have Alessandra all to ourselves for our day long lesson. First coffee and planning, then shopping followed by prep and cooking. The time flew, the wine flowed and the food was all we could have wished for...More

Thank Wilcox1
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My husband and I spent a day cooking with Alessandra while on our honeymoon in Cortona. The bottom line is that we thought it was a great experience and had a very fun time. We started the morning planning our menu at a cafe in...More

Thank annejobe33
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Our group of 7 adults had a wonderful day of cooking with Alessandra. We started with shopping at the local meat market, produce stand, and grocery (for wine, of course). Then we drove to her house nearby where we learned all about Tuscan cooking techniques...More

Thank newtuxedo
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Alessandra is so welcoming and friendly we knew is was going to be a great day right from the start. We began by discussing menu options over espresso, then off to shopping at local markets to gather everything we needed and then to Alessandra's home...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

After recently purchasing a home in Cortona we invited friends to visit. We spent a wonderfully enjoyable and informative, not to mention delicious, day with Alessandra in her home. Our class started at the local butcher shop, progressed to the bakery and finally a stop...More

Thank Virginia M
viacortona, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you Virginia! I do my best to accomodate my guests and to make them feel good. Sometimes it is easier than others! And some people you will remember for a long time! Thank you and all others fo the fun days with you!

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Response from Alicia K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Just on our way home now. You can talk to Alessandra at her website Tuscany unfiltered or she had a TripAdvisor listing as well. Have fun!!
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