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Bologna, ItalyPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

Cooking experience hosted by Grazia

4 hours, Hosted in English and Italian
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 4 people
Italian cuisine
Host can accommodate dietary restrictions.
Includes food and equipment

What you'll do

Join me in a memorable Italian cooking class, I'll teach you how to use your hands to mix the flour and the eggs as my mom taught me when I was 7. I'll welcome you at the door wearing a mask. After washing hands, we'll have a coffee and small talks. You'll learn all the secrets to make the traditional fresh-eggs pasta ( ask for no egg pasta). I achieve a balance between demonstration and hands-on at the working station. When the dough is done, we'll have a break with local wine and some typical regional products. Once back to our working station we'll prepare two different pasta shapes. Then you'll see me in the kitchen cooking and preparing the dishes. You can sit at the table at 1 meter distance one another. In a few minutes you'll taste what you have previously prepared from scratch, topped with different sauces. Meat menu - Vegetarian menu are both available. Scheduling options and special menu are available, ask for them.
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Join me in a memorable Italian cooking class, I'll teach you how to use your hands to mix the flour and the eggs as my mom taught me when I was 7. I'll welcome you at the door wearing a mask. After washing hands, we'll have a coffee and small talks. You'll learn all the secrets to make the traditional fresh-eggs pasta ( ask for no egg pasta). I achieve a balance between demonstration and hands-on at the working station. When the dough is done, w…

What's included

  • Food
    aperitif with regional products;
    two traditional pasta dishes;
    d...
  • Equipment
    full workstation

Meet your host, Grazia

Host on Airbnb since 2012
  • 125 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I'm a teacher and a certified cook 2° level of risk. My family has been from Bologna for three generations, since the beginning of 1900'. As a child born in Bologna, the so called city of Food, I could hardly wait till the holidays to make tortellini, adoring the festivities that got the family reunite. I learned from my mom to treat food ritualistically using seasonal ingredients. Food has always had an important place in my life and teaching how to make fresh pasta has come easily.
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Where you'll be

Fresh pasta lessons will be held at home, in a wide welcoming room where guests could stay 1 meter distance while making the dough from scratch. A large terrace with many flowering plants, oranges and olive trees is connected to the dining room. The large kitchen is located near the door of the house, in front of the room where the cooking class is held. The guest bathroom is located near the kitchen

Rated 4.99 out of 5 from 125 reviews.

Simona
June 2021
E' stata un'esperienza fantastica, ero con mia figlia e entrambe siamo rimaste estremamente soddisfatte Grazia una persona squisita, un'ottima insegnate e un'ottima padrona di casa sicuramente da consigliare a tutti merita anche un fine settimana ad hoc come abbiamo fatto noi
E' stata un'esperienza fantastica, ero con mia figlia e entrambe siamo rimaste estremamente soddisfatte Grazia una persona squisita, un'ottima insegnate e un'ottima padrona di casa…
Soumaya
June 2021
Best experience you can have in Bologna, I had a wonderful time with Grazia, she was so welcoming and kind, we really felt at home. The experience was beyond just making pasta. Definitely the highlight of my stay in Italy. Thanks again for these perfect 4hours
Best experience you can have in Bologna, I had a wonderful time with Grazia, she was so welcoming and kind, we really felt at home. The experience was beyond just making pasta. De…
Benoit
June 2021
Merci Grazia pour le cours de pâtes ! Nous avons été très bien reçus et nous nous sommes sentis comme à la maison. Quel accueil et quel régal ! Nous recommandons fortement !
Christian
June 2021
Es war eine großartige Erfahrung in die Traditionen der italienischen Küche einzutauchen. Das Ambiente, Auftreten und die Kocherfahrung sind super authentisch. Grazia ist eine sehr sympathische und kompetente Gastgeberin. Ich kann diesen Kurs nur weiterempfehlen und als ein must have bei einer Bologna Reise deklarieren.
Es war eine großartige Erfahrung in die Traditionen der italienischen Küche einzutauchen. Das Ambiente, Auftreten und die Kocherfahrung sind super authentisch. Grazia ist eine sehr…
Helen
March 2020
My mother and I had the most wonderful morning cooking with Grazia. She was kind, patient and explained really well the techniques we needed to learn. She is so passionate about beautiful, simple cooking and I can’t imagine a better person to learn from. We had made some pasta before so weren’t total beginners, and we were looking for something special and unique to learn and make for years to come. This is not the kind of experience you can have in a commercial cooking class. It is one of a kind!
My mother and I had the most wonderful morning cooking with Grazia. She was kind, patient and explained really well the techniques we needed to learn. She is so passionate about be…
Sam
February 2020
What an amazing experience. Not only the food but the hospitality. This is a must do if you visit Bologna!! Grazia is fantastic! The best pasta we have ever eaten!

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    Dietary preferences

    If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
    Vegetarian
    Egg-free
    Dairy-free

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    Guest requirements

    Up to 4 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.