We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
  • Electronic Voucher Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English

Our cooking classes allow you to immerse yourself in the lifestyle and culture of Umbria and learn to cook authentic Italian recipes in an informal and friendly environment.

Our cooking classes begin at 9.30 a.m., are generally about 3 to 4 hours long and include the preparation of a multi-course meal, which you enjoy with our wine at the end of the lesson.  Our cooking classes are totally hands-on. The English speaking teacher will teach you traditional Italian techniques of cooking and the history of each recipes!

In the farmhouse there is a luxuriant organic vegetable garden where we grow the vegetables used in our classes. The eggs are produced daily from our hens. The other products are purchased in local markets.
We can arrange menus for vegetarians and people with food intolerance.

Our guests get to prepare from scratch a complete meal consisting of 5 courses: appetizer, first course, main course with side dish and dessert. After the lesson people will reap the fruit of their labor by enjoying the delicacies they created complemented by the estate’s own red wine and extra virgin olive oil.

At the end of each lesson, participants will receive copies of the recipes, a “Let’s cook in Umbria” apron to take home as a souvenir and a cooking diploma.

It is also possible to bring along a non-participating friends who can spend the day enjoying the surroundings and then join the group at dinnertime as well as joining in the excursions.

Locations visited
Let's Cook in Umbria

Learn about the traditional cooking of Umbria with this half-day class. Led by an English-speaking teacher, the class includes cooking a five-course meal from scratch. After the lesson, feast on what you prepared alongside the estate’s red wine. A recipe book is included for replicating the dishes at home.

  • Hands-on cooking workshop with English-speaking teacher

  • Enjoy a five-course meal along with wine from the estate

  • Recipe book is included

  • Learn about traditional recipes from Umbria

Filter reviews
13 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsnew friendscourse mealolive oilraffaellalunchgroupumbriacoupleswinehalfrecipedriverteacher
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
A Fun Afternoon of Cooking

I was part of a group of 8 on a tour of Italy in July 2018 who attended the 1/2 day class offered by Raffaella Bucefalo. I am no cook, but I have to say, it was a really fun experience. Raffaella is extremely knowledgeable...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 10 July 2018
Fantastic Cooking Class with Rafaella

What a fantastic experience and the highlight of our trip! We spent a half of day with the wonderful Rafaelle in her beautiful home cooking, pork tenderloin in a grape sauce, eggplant with tomatoes, crostata and homemade pasta! There were four people in our group...More

Thank Kristin P
Reviewed 20 June 2018
Brilliant!! An absolute must.

There were 13 of us on the cookery class and Raffaella wasn't in the slightest bit fazed. We had great fun and cooked a 3 course meal 'Umbrian' style under Raffaella's instruction and then devoured it for lunch along with Raffaella's home made wine. Fab...More

Thank Theboarderboy
Reviewed 14 June 2018
FANTASTIC!!! What a 5 Star place to visit and Cook!

I arrived completely exhausted after a 36 hour trip from Australia and Raffaella greeted me with her cheery, cheeky smile! "Welcome Lisa!! Here is your apartment and I will catch up with you later after you rest. Ciao!" Gratefully I stumbled into my new accommodation...More

Thank LRMonaro
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile
Cooking class for 11

11 of us attended a cooking class and made a wonderful four course lunch. The course pace was perfect, the location delightful and a very patient teacher! Loved the recipe hand outs and the aprons we got to keep. Managed to tag on a tour...More

Thank YorkshireDoubleD
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hands on Italian Cooking Classes staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Travelers Also Viewed
Likely To Sell Out
Assisi and Orvieto Day Trip from Rome
887 Reviews
from US$122.80*
Perugia Assisi and Cortona from...
12 Reviews
from US$104.20*