Cooking class and tasting at a Cesarina's home in Siena
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Cooking class and tasting at a Cesarina's home in Siena

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at the Cesarina's home
  • Learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of Sienese cuisine
  • Taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine
What to expect

Attend a private cooking class in the morning or in the afternoon, learn the secrets of the Sienese recipes and have fun by learning how to reproduce the Italian specialties at home. Connect with local people, meet the Cesarina at her home and learn all her secrets to prepare local specialties such as:

  • Pappa al pomodoro, ribollita and acquacotta: Discover the flavors of Tuscany’s land with this fantastic soup-making course. From this stunning landscape, unearth a treasure trove of fresh produce full of secrets to unlock. This region is famous for its humble soups, so make sure to learn the most trusted family recipes.
  • Crostini with chicken liver, 'Lampedotto' tripe, wild boar 'alla cacciatora': This course is for adventurous foodies who love trying out less common cuts of meat. Understanding “peasant” cuisine is fundamental if you want to understand Italian food culture, and these dishes reflect the times of hardship that Italy’s people have faced.
  • 'Zuccotto' gelato cake, panforte and castagnaccio: A course especially for those who love traditional desserts. Three indulgent Tuscan dishes, prepared on Feast Days and special occasions, such as Panforte, a famous Christmas treat, and Castagnaccio, an autumn cake made with freshly harvested chestnuts.
  • 'Coccoli' fritters with ham and stracchino cheese, chicken fricasée, Florentine-style peas and Chianti-soaked pears

Finally, taste the fruit of your labor and experience the authentic flavors of Siena cuisine paired with a selection of local red and white wines as the Cesarine offer only wines of the territory.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Private cooking class
    • 3 recipes tasting
    • Beverages (water, wines and coffee)
    • Apron
    • Shopping bag
    Reduced price
    • Youth (age 9-14)
    • Children (age 4-8)
    • Infants (age 0-3): free of charge
    When
    • Every day at 10.00am or at 5.00pm
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    Provider
    Cesarine
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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