Make Nonna's ravioli & tiramisu

Cologne, Italy

Experience hosted by Monica

3.5 hours, Hosted in English and Italian
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 6 people
Includes food and equipment

What you'll do

Along with my boyfriend, I will take you from today back to genuine Italian tradition, teaching you to cook two Italian masterpieces in grandma's way: handmade filled ravioli and delicious tiramisu according to nonna's—grandmother—recipes. We will share all the little secrets to these three generation-old recipes, to keep the traditional way of enjoying good food and company alive, while conveying the enthusiasm and passion we Italians have for food and family. We'll make everything from scratch using traditional Italian ingredients—extra virgin olive oil, mortadella, parmesan cheese, and mascarpone. We'll explain the techniques at the base of Italian pastas, stuffing, and desserts, so you can replicate or experiment with other handmade recipes at home. Don’t worry about your cooking experience, we’ll make everything simple and pleasant so we can enjoy our time together creating hand- and heart-made dishes.

After cooking, we'll spend the meal together accompanied by local Franciacorta wine, Italian coffee, and limoncello.

If you're interested, we'd be glad help you organizing a visit in Franciacorta wine cellars to live the experience to the fullest.
Other things to note
We're flexible in time and we will try to suit your needs.

We'll be glad to take pictures of you cooking to let you keep the best memory of the experience!
Along with my boyfriend, I will take you from today back to genuine Italian tradition, teaching you to cook two Italian masterpieces in grandma's way: handmade filled ravioli and delicious tiramisu according to nonna's—grandmother—recipes. We will share all the little secrets to these three generation-old recipes, to keep the traditional way of enjoying good food and company alive, while conveying the enthusiasm and passion we Italians have for f…

What's included

  • Food
    We'll provide everything needed for cooking and enjoying the experience. Pl...
  • Equipment
    I'll provide you with an apron to wear and recipes to take home afterwards.

Meet your host, Monica

Host on Airbnb since 2012
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I used to stay in the kitchen with granny when I was little, and I am still very fond of cooking. I enjoy doing it with company.
I'm an enthusiastic and proactive person who loves meeting new people traveling or sitting together around a table. I am convinced that food is a perfect way to discover new places, people, traditions, and stories.
My boyfriend and I will be very happy to share ours with you through the recipes we'll be cooking. We'll mingle the memories ravioli and tiramisu bring us with the new ones we will build together, welcoming you in the passionate Italian way.
I used to stay in the kitchen with granny when I was little, and I am still very fond of cooking. I enjoy doing it with company.
I'm an enthusiastic and proactive person who loves meeting new people traveling or sitting together around a table. I am convinced that food is a perfect way to discover new places, people, traditions, and stories.
My boyfriend and I will be very happy to share ours with you through the recipes we'll be cooking. We'll mingle the memories ravioli and tiramis…
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Where you'll be

We will welcome you to a Franciacorta setting. If you will be reaching us by train, we will come to the station and drive you through a beautiful setting full of vineyards, farmhouses, and a even little castle. We are close to Lake Iseo, a fascinating setting where you might like to end your day in Franciacorta.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews.

Glenna
September 2018
My mom and I had a wonderful time with Monica and her partner at her grandmother’s house making delicious ravioli and tiramisu. We were staying on Monte Isola in Lake Iseo and she helped coordinate a good train ride and picked us up at the station. The cooking lesson was fun and at a good pace to learn well enough to do again. They were both very sweet and enthusiastic - great teachers and very well organized. I really liked that the recipes were from her two grandmothers. I would recommend this experience to anyone in the area for an Italian cooking class. I’m sure I will make these recipes again! Grazie Monica!
My mom and I had a wonderful time with Monica and her partner at her grandmother’s house making delicious ravioli and tiramisu. We were staying on Monte Isola in Lake Iseo and she…
Drew
June 2018
Cooking Ravioli & tiramisu with Monica was amazing. Her and her partner were very welcoming into their home and provided an amazing cooking experience. We would highly recommend Monica to anyone looking for an authentic Italian cooking experience.
Cooking Ravioli & tiramisu with Monica was amazing. Her and her partner were very welcoming into their home and provided an amazing cooking experience. We would highly recommend M…
Elena
May 2018
We had a great time with Monica and her boyfriend. The ravioli were delicious and it was really funny to prepare them. The tiramisu tasted phenomenal and we learnd a lot about seperation eggs! It was the perfect end of our vacation near Lake Garda. There home isn't far away from the highway to Milano. Especially Germans who will drive back to Germany by passing San Bernadino or trough the Gotthard Tunnel should make this last stop. We recommend this experience, because of the nice company and the great food!
We had a great time with Monica and her boyfriend. The ravioli were delicious and it was really funny to prepare them. The tiramisu tasted phenomenal and we learnd a lot about sep…
Sophie
April 2018
The cooking experience with Monica and Francesco was amazing! Monica provided us with the necessary information to get from Milan to her place and even picked us up from the train station. Then we drove to her Nonna's home and started preparing the tasty lunch. First we made Tiramisù and then after a small coffee break we got an introduction into the art of pasta making and cooked ravioli. Each person made their very own dish. The ingredients were of high quality. Monica and Francesco put a lot of effort into making the cooking stress free. They had some ingredients prepared before and always cleaned the tools we used in between. Monica put so much effort and love in planning this cooking experience and is a great teacher. Monica and Francesco were very hospitable and we felt like we were cooking at home with friends! Francesco took many photos of us and we will remember this great day forever ... Thank you for this awesome experience, 100% recommend!
The cooking experience with Monica and Francesco was amazing! Monica provided us with the necessary information to get from Milan to her place and even picked us up from the train…

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.

Government ID

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Alcohol

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