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Il Salotto di Penelope

Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 649 3627
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A lovely way to learn how to make authentic pasta

This was the highlight of our visit to Bologna - a class on cooking pasta and then eating the... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Gillian B
via mobile
Cook like a local

This was easily the best part of my trip to Bologna. I attended two consecutive days of class- the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Jane C
via mobile
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We are a cookign scool and we offer every day classes for people who are interested in Bolognes and Italian food tradition.
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“gnocchi” (34 reviews)
“from scratch” (16 reviews)
“at home” (21 reviews)
Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 649 3627
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of our visit to Bologna - a class on cooking pasta and then eating the result! Barbera and Valeria were great teachers - lots of hands on experience in a friendly environment. Certainly didn’t need to eat afterwards, so the cost...More

Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This was easily the best part of my trip to Bologna. I attended two consecutive days of class- the first tailored to what I wanted to learn, and the second was the pasta making class. Barbera, Valeria and Paola were fantastic. Everything was demonstrated and...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We experienced il salotto di penelope's cooking class as a family. A father a mother and two girls ages 21,11. Joined us an american couple and a japaneese young woman. They were a good company and we enjoyed every minute of it. We cooked ragu...More

1  Thank revitalyemini
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We attended two cooking classes and a cooking demonstration by the two wonderful ladies. The classes were part of a weeks activities provided by Culture Discovery Vacations. The classes are hands on and very informative. The northern Italy cuisine in featured. No garlic, No oregano...More

Thank MrRetiredFlorida
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Best money I've spent on my trip! The chefs were amazing! Funny, personable and take the time to explain the food science and tradition behind each dish you prepare. The class was very hands on and intimate, small group. Absolutely recommend. It's less than a...More

Thank eric O
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Wow. What an amazing 4 hour evening. Three delicious courses prepared during our private class of 4, all from scratch. Hand rolled pasta for fresh tagliatelle bolognese; tortolloni stuffed with amazing ricotta filling; and hand made gnocchi with home made tomato basil sauce “NO GAHHHHLIC”...More

1  Thank Bdrose1
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We only had one free night in Bologna, which was a Sunday and its almost impossible to find anything on a Sunday night but Il Salotto di Penelope was available and we are all so glad it was!! Our teacher spoke great english, was funny...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

What a great experience. Shopping in Bologna with someone who knows what to look for and where to buy it was a great beginning. Our class was fun and hands on as we learned not only how to prepare our dishes but why we use...More

1  Thank Richard R
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had a great time. Enjoyed the learning, the hands on cooking as well as eating the results. It was very tastefull. The company was very enjoyable. Barbara and Valeria are nice, explain very patiently and well.

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My wife, college-age daughter and I took our first ever Italian cooking class at Salotto di Penelope. It was the highlight of our trip to Bologna, a wonderful city. Barbara and Valeria were warm, humorous and very accomplished cooks. We took the evening class but...More

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J. C
25 December 2014|
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Response from ValeriaH70 | Property representative |
We are about 6 km far from the airport. Taxi costs 20/25 euros or you can take BLQ bus from the airport to the train station with some stops nearby.
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