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"I took the cooking class with my mother this past winter and it was the highlight of our trip to Italy! The food was amazing and Nonie and Tita were accommodating, warm and fun....not to mention wonderful chefs!"

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Sample cooking class menu

Below is a sample menu from one of our cooking classes. It will give you an idea of the types of dishes you will learn to prepare.

Antipasti
Hors d’oeuvres

Torta al Testo con Provolone e Melanzane
(Flat bread with Provolone and Eggplant )

Torta al Testo con Stracchino e Rucola
(Flat Bread with S  oft Cheese e Rucola )

Cestini di Parmigiano Reggiano con le Pere
(Parmesan Reggiano Cheese Baskets with Pears)

Torta Rustica
( Tita’s Pie )

Primi
First Courses

Pasta e Ceci
(Chickpea soup with pasta)

Spaghetti con Pomodorini Pachino
(Spaghetti with oven cooked cherry tomatoes)

Secondi
Meat Dishes

Straccetti all’Alloro
( Veal Strips with Laurel )

Spinaci in Forma
(Spinach in a mold)

Dolci
Desserts

Tortini Fondenti al Cioccolato
(Melting Chocolate Mold)

Vini rossi e bianchi tipici Doc Umbri
(Red and white Umbrian Doc Wines)

Caffè

Vino Passito
(Sweet Wine)