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best ravioli ever

spend a rainy valentine's day cooking with friends under the guidance of anita. we enjoyed 3 types... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2016
First Rate Experience!

I enjoyed 5 days of personal cooking lessons in my rental home in San Casciano September and... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2014
Karen L
Waterloo, Canada
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15 Feb 2016
“best ravioli ever”
21 Jan 2014
“First Rate Experience!”
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

spend a rainy valentine's day cooking with friends under the guidance of anita. we enjoyed 3 types of ravioli, tagliatelle with duck sauce, a fantastic pepper stew and a sublime torta della nonna - a passionate cook myself i learned a lot from her and...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2014

I enjoyed 5 days of personal cooking lessons in my rental home in San Casciano September and October 2013 under the guidance of Anita White. What a fabulous experience! Each day, we shopped in local markets so that I could learn the Italian words for...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 7 October 2013

I have honestly traveled most of the world ,having experienced many types of cultures,people and foods! But nowhere have I felt so welcomed than with Anita and Guiseppe,at a cooking class my sisters and I took last week at chianticooking in val'd elsa,it was great!...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2013

I along with 9 members of my family had a cooking lesson with Anita and Giuseppe in July 2013 and was very glad we took part. They cooked at the villa we were staying at and the whole day was a wonderful experience. We all...More

1  Thank MissBish77
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We were 20 adults and 4 children and took a wonderful villa (Villa Barberina) for a week in June. Anita came every day to make us lunch and dinner (and a wedding lunch) and we cannot recommend her highly enough. Lovely lady who made us...More

Thank DandH2013
Reviewed 27 August 2013

We had a really great time with Anita and Josef's cooking class : we made, with their professional supervision, a full typical Italian meal that we chose to make (entry, pasta, meat with vegetables, desert) during the afternoon and then ate the meal (with Italian...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 31 July 2013

My family and I contacted the cooking school to ask about a private lesson for 3 of us at the house we were renting in Tuscany that would conclude with a meal for the 8 family members staying at the house. Anita, our fantastic instructor,...More

2  Thank Tizzwizz98
Reviewed 23 June 2013

My friends and I rented a villa in Tuscany and after a busy, exciting trip we wanted a relaxing and intimate last night together. Anita and her passion for classic Italian/Tuscan cooking was the perfect solution. The recipes were easy enough for novices to prepare,...More

Thank Ray Bridget M
Reviewed 28 September 2012

We were invited to visit the Chianti Cooking School by the owner Anita. Once finding a place to park our car, we visited C'olle on a busy market day for a local experience. Anita and her husband welcomed us into their shop for samples of...More

Thank TheRamblingRountrees
Reviewed 13 August 2012

We had an instructor come to our villa to demonstrate classic Tuscan recipes for dinner. It was a very hands on class were we all got to participate in the preparation of a fine meal. Anita, our instructor, was very knowledgeable and patient with our...More

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