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Laura met us at 9am to walk through the local market and we discussed the menu and then got to shopping for vegetables, cheese, and other goodies. We even stopped along the way for some fried polenta (delicious). We walked to the catering kitchen (on...More
I’ve always wanted to take a cooking class in Italy and a friend told us about Allegro Con Cuoco; the experience that was the highlight of our trip! Jeffrey Thickman is an American, trained at the Cordo Bleu/Paris and he’s been living and teaching in...More
My family and I just returned from a glorious trip to Italy (one week in Florence and one week in Lake Garda). Hands down, one of my top two experiences (the other one being renewing my vows!) was cooking with Laura. My husband surprised me...More
Based on previous reviews and the high price we paid, we expected top quality and an exceptional experience. It did not meet our expectations - most of the food prepared was not any better than you would get at a mediocre restaurant. Only part kids...More
Our 13 year old grandson, who loves to cook, joined us for this wonderful experience. We started off in the local market with the purchase of fresh ingredients for the day. We learned to make fresh pasta, brechitta, and a yummy dessert. All hands on!!...More
We recently completed a 9-day event in Florence for 120-guests that finished with our daughters wedding. Laura with Cooking in Florence planned and organized all events for our stay. Events including cooking classes, dinner at the Villa for 45, wedding welcome party for 120, grooms...More
My wife and I recently did the morning market tour and cooking class with Gianluca and it was our favorite experience while we were in Florence. I highly recommend this as a must do experience because you will find it is a highlight of your...More
My wife and I recently enjoyed this experience with her sister and her husband.
We met our host/chef Laura, in the morning. After discussing what our menu would be which included food sensitivities,she took us over the the open air market to shop for the...More
Could not recommend this enough! My husband and I did this for our honeymoon and it was the highlight of our trip. Laura and Gianlucca were so much fun. We met them at the market - we learned so much about local Florence cuisine and...More
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.