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Cook on the Lakes is an Italian Cooking School on the Lake Maggiore, in the north of Italy. ALL COURSES HAVE HANDS-ON PHILOSOPHY! Every course has its own goals. We'll start to prepare the food all together as a group. We will know the recipes and...more
All reviews focaccia gnocchi cooking class at home wonderful experience panzerotti learn how italian cooking from scratch pana cotta my husband and i a lot of fun fresh pasta different types great teacher look forward delicious food
If you go to Lago Maggiore, you definitely should do a cooking class with the amazing Francesca. My husband and I had wonderful day at Francescas house, preparing Focaccia, Gnocchi with Fish Sauce, Fish and Pana Cotta with her. There was so much to learn...More
cookonthelakes, Proprietario at Cook on the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for the review!
It was super nice to cook with you both!
And the jam was so delicious!!!! Finished in 3 days!!!!!
I hope to see you soon!
Francesca was the best teacher and she made the class so much fun! Superior knowledge, excellent communication skills, and a passion for her craft that you can feel. Can’t wait to go back!! Thank you, Francesca!!!
Before we planned a trip to Lake Maggiore, I researched things to do while we were there. This is how I found this incredible cooking experience. I emailed Francesca to inquire and she got right back to me. I also enjoyed that we were able...More
What a lovely day cooking at Francesca’s home in the lake area. She taught me how to make fresh ravioli with a lemon ricotta filling, tender Osso Bucco, tender risotto and Panna cotta with fresh strawberries So patient and kind, in her beautiful home, I...More
Francesca allowed my wife and I to come learn from her on a day she did not have a class scheduled. We could not make any of her scheduled dates work with our vacation schedule and Francesca made sure we could still get there for...More
Francesca is one of a kind she opened her home and held back no secrets in our marathon cooking day. She is an incredible wealth of knowledge who answered all of our never ending questions with enthusiasm. Not only did we discuss cooking topics but...More
Great experience in a very pleasant surroundings. Francesca is friendly and knowledgeable, speaks good English, and loves to teach. She also cooks well with the finest ingredients. Her recipes are truly Italian, but she makes sure you could cook them at home as well. Recommended...More
This was so much fun. I am so happy I signed up for this class. You are immediately welcomed into Francesca's home which is absolutely adorable. She has several beautiful gardens with fresh veggies, and flowers.
I have always enjoyed eating gnocchi and I was...More
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cookonthelakes, Proprietario at Cook on the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018
Thank you very much!!!
We will keep in touch for sure!!
See you in US!!
This place is located near Lago Maggiore and Arona.
We are Italian and own a house on the lake but the place can be also easily reached with a highway from Milan.
Francesca is a precious host and her place is wonderful: her beautiful villa...More
My young daughters and I were treated to a birthday with Francesca. She taught us how to make pizza and breadsticks and chocolate salami. It was an amazing day of learning from and amazing chef and teacher. Her home and cooking lesson was the perfect...More