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Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana

Strada di Monteapertaccio 1 | Loc. Monteaperti - Siena, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
+39 333 466 3208
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Amazing experience!!!

Wonderful experience!!! We had 4 different types of bruschetta. We made pasta from scratch with the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dianna M
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Truly authentic Siena experience!!

We so enjoyed our time with Nonna in her beautiful home. We learned many techniques in traditional... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DesireToTravel17
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At the farmhouse "Le Pietre Vive di Montaperti" cooking classes are available. Nonna Ciana, will teach you how to prepare typical Italian dishes, such as fresh homemade pasta (tagliatelle, tagliolini, pappardelle...)gnocchi 8potato dumplings), escalopes and surprise cakes, etc. At the end of this experience, you will eat together with Nonna Ciana all what prepared.
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Strada di Monteapertaccio 1 | Loc. Monteaperti - Siena, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience!!! We had 4 different types of bruschetta. We made pasta from scratch with the help of Nonna. We chopped tomatoes and help Nonna cooked a delicious meal. Heather translated as we cooked and was extremely helpful and nice. Nonna gave us cooking tips...More

Thank Dianna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We so enjoyed our time with Nonna in her beautiful home. We learned many techniques in traditional Tuscan cooking that we were able to take home and replicate. They even accommodated the vegetarians in our group and showed us how to make delicious stuffed peppers!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nonna Ciana’s cooking class was undoubtedly the best part of our week in Italy. The class is hosted in the most gorgeous home with gorgeous views, the class is informative and fun, and above all, the food and wine is delicious. I would return to...More

Thank jcr439
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We could'nt say enough about this excellent experience at the cooking school. Nonna Ciana, Heather and Valeria made it fun but also a great learning experience as we own a restaurant in Arizona. We learned as much about the techniques and secrets as we did...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We had a wonderful afternoon/evening with Nonna Ciana and Heather. They were so friendly and welcoming. The cooking class was very informative and practical. The food was, of course, delicious. If you are in the Siena area, this is a must-do activity!

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed. the class. We had fun too cooking together. Hope to see you again in the future. Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is the first activity we did when we arrived to Tuscany and it couldn't have been better. We were warmly welcomed into their beautiful farm home where we learned some amazing recipes including homemade pasta, laughed, drank wine, and ate the best food. Highly...More

Thank ElleBelllle
NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

So glad you enjoyed the cooking class..as we did too with such nice guests! Hope to see you again another time with some new recipes! Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 26 November 2017

We had a wonderful afternoon at Nonna Ciana's "Home away-from Home"! It was a 3 hours cooking class, in which we got a chance to make fresh pasta, to learn how to make bruschetta and a wonderful chicken. Part of the lesson was hands-on and...More

Thank MandN1998
NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely review and for being such nice guests...so glad you enjoyed the cooking class and you stay in our farm house. We really hope to see you again in the future and maybe do some more cooking together! Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 22 November 2017

Prepare to roll up your sleaves and roll dough at the family table of Nona Ciana and Valeria. Nona's lifelong experience of making homemade noodles is shared in this hands on cooking class. You watch, you make and you eat! Not to be missed!! You'll...More

Thank Vicki B
NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thanks so much for writing this lovely review....Nonna Ciana was delighted. Hope you are enjoying trying out the recipes at home! Cooking Class Team

Reviewed 20 November 2017

This is really a tuscan cultural event more than a cooking class. The cooking aspect is very remedial. Both Nonna Ciana and Heather were excellent. The interplay of Heather's translation was entertaining as well. One note, if you elect to pay the extra 30 euro...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thanks so much, Really appreciate the detailed review..this year after more than tweve months of drought truffles are very rare and prices through the roof all over Italy and it is not easy to know in advance just what the truffle hunters will manage to...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017

Best cooking class ever!! I was really looking forward to taking this class; my husband on the other hand rarely cooks and was a bit apprehensive. It turned out to be one of our favorite experiences from our honeymoon! We both learned a lot, and...More

Thank CuddyK
NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

So glad you enjoyed the cooking class..as we did too with such nice guests! We really hope our recipes are going to be part of your new life together. All best wishes!! Cooking Class Team

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Wheels111
4 November 2017|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
The price varies depnding on the menu...traditional Tuscan, dpecial truffle menu etc. For all the details just contaci us by email.
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Travel4ever72
16 March 2017|
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If you can't contact us through the link on the Trip advisor site try googling our farm Le Pietre Vive di Monteaperti to find us.
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Kernie
24 February 2017|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
We are a genuine farm to table class on a working farm about 8km from Siena so transport can be an issue. We used to organize a pick up service (cost €25 each way) but the restrictions in the limited traffic zone in the... More
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