Toscana e Gusto

Cortona (AR)

Cell. +39 349 8512115


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We dedicate our cooking sessions to those who wish to learn recipes and techniques for the preparation of a sunny, healthy Tuscan and Mediterranean cuisine.

Whatever is your level of culinary experience the cooking school is passionate about teaching people to cook in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, cooking and tasting culinary creations coupled with wine selection from the local prestigious regions.

The cooking lesson could be either in the morning or in the afternoon, practical or theoretical, depending on the number of participants.
A personalised service on request for cooking lessons at your own villa is also available , ideal for those who wish to experience a Tuscan meal preparation whilst on holiday.
The core service includes:2-3 hours of hands-on lesson, recipes book in English and meal, paired with wines.

Some of our courses:

Tuscan cooking: a delicious cuisine with very simple and genuine recipes for antipasti, first courses, main dishes, vegetables and dessert.
Special gluten free Tuscan cooking: if you need to learn how to cook great gluten free food
Vegetarian Tuscan Cuisine: Tasty, healthy and creative vegetarian recipes, loved also by non-vegetarians.
Pizza & Co : Say goodbye to your delivery guy. Delicious homemade pizza is easier to make than you think, and its so much tastier.
Pastry Chef: a special program dedicated to create delicious desserts and cakes with a top class pastry chef.

Good to know:

  • All food and wine is included.
  • Special dietary needs and requests are welcome. 
  • Appetizers, along with a wine and coffee as a light working break to hold you over are included.
  • The meal you prepare is according your choice of two, three or four courses plus side dishes.
  • The class is about 2/3 hours long plus your meal.
  • There is a two person minimum and a eight persons maximum.

Cortona Hike with catered picnic

Cortona, a land of many colors and flavors,an extraordinary journey to discover an enchanting corner of authentic Tuscany.
The traces of history and art come together in this journey to the many pleasures of taste.

A walk outside the walls of Cortona will take us through in the heart of the local area surrounded by the enchanting beauty of nature, or through the woods to the extraordinary complex of Le Celle, the Sanctuary, founded by St. Francis in the13th century.
You will discover history and art, along the centuries -old waterways, cycle and pedestrian paths.

After the walk you will be pampered with a 4-course gourmet lunch picnic, relaxing in the peaceful setting shade of olive trees along with a chilly glass of Italian Prosecco.
Good to know:

  • Day tours from 9,30 am to 2,30 pm.
  • All food and wine is included.
  • Special dietary needs and requests are welcome.
  • There is a two person minimum.

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