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“Excellent cooking class!”

Castello della Paneretta Agriturismo Cooking Class
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

From children to seasoned cooks, everyone has something to learn from this class! They even brought a lovely woman in to help translate! Massimo and Helena showed us the essence of Tuscan cooking! Highly recommended!

Thank Jennifer P
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were a group of 8 ranging in age from 30 to 81 and all enjoyed it. We learned to make Chocolate Ravioli stuffed with ricotta and spinach, a delicious ratatouille and tagliatelle as well as almond chocolate biscotti. Our main course was roasted guinea hen with Massimo's special blend of spices. His home is a museum in itself with all his collections of china, teapots, and canes, etc. Massimo & Elena were very warm and welcoming. Would recommend this if you have never done a cooking class before.

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I loved this experience. Massimo and Bruno were incredibly welcoming. The whole scene was natural and felt exactly like what we imagined a Tuscan home would be.
We watched and helped as Massimo worked magic in the kitchen. Now we know how to make our own pasta.
The very high ratings on Trip Advisor are well deserved.
NOTE re getting there: I clicked on the link within Trip Advisor for directions. This took us (via Google Maps) to a spot about 100m past the main Castello della Paneretta winery where the wine tasting takes place. But this is NOT the where the restaurant/cooking class is! You have to continue another ~500m along Stradella della Paneretta to get to the venue for the cooking class.

Thank JimR53
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We went for the cooking class and back another evening to taste the unforgettable 'bistecca fiorentina'. We had two unforgettable experiences. Massimo and Bruno were not just amazing hosts but also super passionate in sharing their knowledge, experience and useful tips. In the cooking class, we learnt to cook cantuccini, ravioli di ricotta and spinach with pesto sauce and an amazing pheasant wrapped in prosciutto crudo. The hosts kept us in hypnotic tribes with special treats in between dishes and also amazing wine tasting. We came back for the best bistecca in town and again chef Massimo and sommelier Bruno amazed us with their hospitality and great food. This is the best one can dream on in Tuscany!!!

Thank Roberto F
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We spent time learning to cook the Tuscan way with our new friends Massimo, Elena and Margarita. Massimo is the chef who holds classes in his beautiful and unique home. He is assisted by Elena who provides much of the instruction and hands-on teaching. Her daughter interprets as both speak only a little English - which adds to the fun. We made tagliatelle, ravioli, and tiramisu - all of which were delicious. If you want to spend time with beautiful people in an authentic Tuscan kitchen in a warm and friendly atmosphere, this is for you. Plus, not only did we eat what we cooked, we also took enough home fur dinner.

Thank Karen M
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