Experience hosted by Francesca

  1. 4 hours
  2. Hosted in English
Committed to safety
This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 10 people
Italian cuisine
Host can accommodate dietary restrictions.
Includes food and drinks

What you'll do

Go food shopping, enjoy a risotto cooking lesson and taste a 3-course menu at a Cesarina's home.
- NICE TO MEET YOU, FOLKS!
Meet our Cesarine Germana, Maria or Antonietta.
- FOOD SHOPPING
Visit either the local market or the traditional small food shops ("botteghe alimentari") with your Cesarina and discover the specialities of the Como culinary tradition.
- BECOME THE MASTER OF RISOTTO
Enjoy a risotto cooking lesson and learn how to make the most famous dish of Como cuisine.
- A TAVOLA! (Sit down at the table)
Taste an authentic 3-course menu including starter, risotto (the fruit of your labour :-)), and dessert with drinks included.
- CIN CIN (cheers!)
Enjoy a selection of red and white wines from local producers: our Cesarine select wines from their own region.
- ESPRESSO PLEASE!
Sip a real Italian Espresso like Italians do.
- MEMORIES WILL LAST FOREVER
Take an official Cesarine apron back home.

SAMPLE RECIPES:
Every Cesarina has their own traditional family recipes. They will prepare you the classic dishes of their culinary tradition, with recipes passed down from their Mammas and Nonnas.
You will be welcomed into a world of authentic flavours and cherished family recipes, always using Como’s finest ingredients.
Other things to note
- Please inform us about any food intolerance or allergy
- The full address of the Cesarina home will be disclosed after the reservation
Go food shopping, enjoy a risotto cooking lesson and taste a 3-course menu at a Cesarina's home.
- NICE TO MEET YOU, FOLKS!
Meet our Cesarine Germana, Maria or Antonietta.
- FOOD SHOPPING
Visit either the local market or the traditional small food shops ("botteghe alimentari") with your Cesarina and discover the specialities of the Como culinary tradition.
- BECOME THE MASTER OF RISOTTO
Enjoy a risotto cooking less…

What's included

  • Food
    3 course-menu: Starter, risotto and dessert
  • Drinks
    Drinks included: water, selection of red and white wines from regional cell...

Meet your host, Francesca

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • Identity verified
I'm truly passionate about Italy's amazing culinary traditions, and my goal is to share it with you thanks to my network called "Cesarine". Eat & cook like a local and connect with welcoming ambassadors of Italy's culinary heritage: 1500 expert home cooks throughout Italy that have been carefully selected for their deep knowledge of regional food culture. Germana, Maria, Antonietta and I are known as 'Cesarine'.
Uncover the secrets of Italian recipes and share the warmth of Italian hospitality.
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Where you'll be

From the piazza del Duomo of Como, I will accompany you to the local market or small food shops right in the city centre. After the tour, we will go to my lovely home in Como for the risotto cooking lesson followed by lunch.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.