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La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School

Via del Castello 34, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
+39 348 003 4869
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Fun and learning with Giuseppina

Our La Cucina di Giuseppina experience was one of the highlights of our two weeks in Italy. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bret A
Home cooking with class

Simone and Antonelli made the most fantastic Home cooking experience for the family with delicious... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
clausjoh
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Veksoe, Denmark
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Giuseppina and her sons, run with passion a cooking school in Certaldo, between Florence and Siena, A beautiful medieval village. With more than ten years of experience in teaching, Giuseppina loves to lead students in the secrets of traditional Tuscan cuisine. And her family, which shares the same passion for the joys of life and food, offers to participate in activities such as truffle hunting and wine tasting.
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“truffle hunting” (10 reviews)
“panna cotta” (8 reviews)
“bruschetta” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via del Castello 34, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
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+39 348 003 4869
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our La Cucina di Giuseppina experience was one of the highlights of our two weeks in Italy. It was everything the website indicated and more. She was energetic, engaging, and fun. Our class was Wednesday morning, market day, we were a group of 5, planned...More

Thank Bret A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simone and Antonelli made the most fantastic Home cooking experience for the family with delicious local food and wine. Can only recommend. Wonderful evening.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great day! Simone met us at the train station & took us to the countryside to hunt truffles with his dad Luigi & his sweet super dog Mora. This was very cool to see the dog in action & the scenery was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I attended Giuseppina’s cooking class for our 10th anniversary and we were not disappointed. We were the only two people in the class and it was great. We made strawberry panna cotta, bruschetta, pork tenderloin and fresh pici pasta with artichoke. It...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We try to do a cooking class on every international trip, and we would definitely recommend this class. We took the market tour and cooking class, and we liked the ability for the group to decide what we were cooking and then get the ingredients...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Cooking with Giuseppina and Luca was the highlight of our Italy trip. They warmly welcomed our group of 5 into their kitchen. We learned to make delicious food the Italian way. Giuseppina has a rule, ”Here you can eat only if you cook”. We all...More

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Certaldus, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

thank you!! it is a pleasure for us to spend time with nice people. Simone

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

My day with Giuseppina and Luca, with their warm and generous hospitality, was undoubtedly a highlight of my 5 weeks in Italy. An informative visit to the local market to gather fresh ingredients followed by the cooking class in their lovely kitchen where we were...More

Thank Elle289
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We did an hour-long truffle hunt with Luigi and his dog Mora accompanied by Luka who translated for his dad. We thought it was really cool to see the process and learn about how Luigi trains his dogs, and how the dogs find the truffles....More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful time learning from Guiseppina and her son, Luca. Not only was she a great teacher, but Guiseppina instilled the experience with passion, experience and FUN! We were so inspired that the first thing we did when we got...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We visited in a group of 4 couples. Lucca met us at the train station and after a 10 minute drive we met Morra the Truffle Hunting dog and Luigi the truffle hunter. I thought it would be hokey but it was really enjoyable and...More

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Chumba60
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I would call Giuseppina or email.
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Junelle23
15 July 2015|
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Response from Phil S | Reviewed this property |
You can also take the train from Florence to Certaldo. It's only 40 minutes and you can then enjoy the wine that accompanies your food!
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