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Cooking Class in Bologna Countryside

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Availability: Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday
  • Location: Bologna, Emilia Romagna

Immerse yourself in the Italian culture and lifestyle and learn how to cook authentic Italian recipes in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Our cooking classes are offered in a farmhouse in Bologna countryside. Our English speaking native Italian chef will guide you through the preparation of simple but delicious Italian recipes and share his culinary secrets with you!

You will be picked up at your hotel in Bologna city center by a private driver and after 20 minutes ride you will reach a lovely farmhouse in the countryside. You will be welcomed by an expert “sfoglina” ‐ cook (pasta sheet maker) who will give you an introduction on the history of the handmade pasta and the region traditional recipes.

With skill and patience and a magic touch the “sfoglina” will teach you the secrets of making and rolling out the pasta. As a kind of magic tortellini, tortelloni and tagliatelle will appear!

You will be provided with a pasta board, a rolling pin and fresh ingredients and will try ourselves what you’ve been shown! You will prepare the pastas and relating sauces including the delicious ragout – Bolognese sauce!

Mamma mia che fame! And finally it’s time to have dinner! A yummy meal based on the fresh made pasta made during the class will be served accompanied by local wine, in the relaxing atmosphere of the farmhouse. Buon appetito!

After the class your driver will take you back to your hotel or apartment in Bologna.

The tour includes:

  • Cooking class run by a professional chef in a farmhouse
  • Dinner based on the dishes prepared during the class with wine to accompany the meal
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off by private car/minivan
  • Attendance certificate
  • Cookery book



The activity is available upon request. Get in touch with us by filling the form below: specify the number of participants, the requested date and we'll soon get back with a quotation!

Please note:

  • This experience requires a minimim of 2 participants. In case the minimum number isn't reached you will be offered an alternative activity or a full refund.
  • It is possible to arrange a vegetarian meal.
  • We offer special dicounts for groups. 
  • You are required to get in touch with us the day before to reconfirm the exact pick-up time.
  • Maximize your visit to Bologna and book also our Bologna Food Walking Tour You can apply for a 10% discount!

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