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Cooking with Nonna

Cooking with Nonna

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I am one of Canada's Italian grannies and have 49 years of experience in making and cooking Italian cuisine classics. I will teach you how classic dishes are made... the old way. Sadly the expertise in making some of these classics is disappearing. Learn how to make pasta (egg pasta or spinach pasta) bolognese sauce, bechemal sauce, lasagna ( two days required), tortolini, tiramisu... I…
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What we’ll do

As soon as you settle in we will shop for the foodstuffs which we will require for the specific dishes you wish to make with my close guidance. This is a hands on experience. You will need to bring your apron I will supply everything else. The correct ingredients are vital to the success of your creation. Learn what product is preferable and why. The second day we will assemble all the…

What else you should know

Depending on the classic dish which YOU wish to learn how to make, the time may vary from 3 hours to 7 hours ( done in two days).

What I’ll provide

Equipment
I will provide the pasta making machines and meat grinders if necessary and the required cooking utensils.

What to bring

An apron and enthusiasm.

Where you'll be

We will visit local fruit markets and butcher shops. You will learn which food markets provide the best products and most importantly what cut of meat or what type of food stuff is acceptable for cooking in Nonna's kitchen. There are no shortcuts. Only the best and very specific products and ingredients are used by Nonna.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests should have prior cooking experience and should arrive with an apron.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

An apron and enthusiasm.

More tips

Depending on the classic dish which YOU wish to learn how to make, the time may vary from 3 hours to 7 hours ( done in two days).

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Cooking with Nonna
New experience
£48/person
New experience
£48/person