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La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School

Via del Castello 34, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
+39 348 003 4869
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A perfect day in Tuscany

What a wonderful and memorable experience. We so enjoy both truffle hunting and the cooking class... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lorri E
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Fantastic experience

Took Guiseppinas cooking class and with her was Luca, her son. We were a group of 4 couples and one... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pétur R
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Giuseppina and her sons, run with passion a cooking school in Certaldo, between Florence and Siena, A beautiful medieval village. With more than ten years of experience in teaching, Giuseppina loves to lead students in the secrets of traditional Tuscan cuisine. And her family, which shares the same passion for the joys of life and food, offers to participate in activities such as truffle hunting and wine tasting.
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“truffle hunt” (9 reviews)
“panna cotta” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (27 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via del Castello 34, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
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+39 348 003 4869
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful and memorable experience. We so enjoy both truffle hunting and the cooking class. The Leto family is everything that you think when you dream of Tuscany - kind, fun, loving, and they know and love their region. Truffle hunting with Luigi was...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took Guiseppinas cooking class and with her was Luca, her son. We were a group of 4 couples and one infant. The class was so much fun. We made a 4 course tradional tuscan meal and had 3 types of wine with it. The experience...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best thing we did in Tuscany. Giuseppina and her sons have created an incredible experience which is successful entirely because the people are so passionate and fun. We went to the markets with her after selecting the menu (alternatively you can go...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the truffle hunt followed by a cooking class and had a wonderful time. Giuseppina and Luca were fabulous hosts for the cooking class and we learned so much. After each course we stopped to eat and enjoy the wine made by Luca. The...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Starting at the market selecting the ingredients was a sure way of working up our interest, the Funicular ride up the mountain, the walk through the beautiful streets of Certaldo, the awesome views from the cooking school, the entertaining personalities of Luca and Giuseppina, the...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough about how much we enjoyed our morning with Luca, Luigi, and Simone (and the two pups that came with us on the truffle hunt)!!! Luca, who met us at the train station, was so friendly and explained everything to us as...More

Thank Nina E
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cucinagiuseppina, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018
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Grazie Nina!!!

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Just got back from the most amazing evening cooking with Giuseppina and her son, Luca. My wife & I, married last weekend, are spending a few days relaxing in Certaldo afterwards and this has been a wonderful highlight - I cannot articulate enough how much...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Our La Cucina di Giuseppina experience was one of the highlights of our two weeks in Italy. It was everything the website indicated and more. She was energetic, engaging, and fun. Our class was Wednesday morning, market day, we were a group of 5, planned...More

Thank Bret A
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Simone and Antonelli made the most fantastic Home cooking experience for the family with delicious local food and wine. Can only recommend. Wonderful evening.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This was a great day! Simone met us at the train station & took us to the countryside to hunt truffles with his dad Luigi & his sweet super dog Mora. This was very cool to see the dog in action & the scenery was...More

Thank Jennifer A
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Chumba60
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I would call Giuseppina or email.
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Junelle23
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Response from Phil S | Reviewed this property |
You can also take the train from Florence to Certaldo. It's only 40 minutes and you can then enjoy the wine that accompanies your food!
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