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Who wouldn't want to cook Italian food better?!?

When my wife & I were planning a trip to Italy, experiencing the regional food was high on our list... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Austin, Texas
A great experience

This is something not to miss if you're in the area. Letizia is a brilliant and spirited woman and... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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Share a day with an Italian family. Join Letizia for a half day, hands-on cookery course in her restored farmhouse in the Umbrian countryside. The cooking classes offer an informal, friendly blend of modern and traditional Italian cooking techniques...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Via Petrata 37, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 328 702 5297
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

When my wife & I were planning a trip to Italy, experiencing the regional food was high on our list of priorities for the time. What that primarily meant was going to restaurants in the places we were staying in Umbria. We also thought it...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

This is something not to miss if you're in the area. Letizia is a brilliant and spirited woman and a gifted teacher. We learned a great deal about the Italian approach to food (basically--why just about everything tastes better there than in America). The cooking...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Cooking with Letizia is like cooking with an Italian mama. Simple ingredients, simply prepared food, with all techniques broken down. The views from Alla Madonna El Piatto are fantastic. Assisi and surrounding area are in view. Our menu was lovely and easy to reproduce at...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Letizia's cooking classes are hands on, with basic recipes that you can take home and adapt to your own kitchen. It's great fun for any age and Letizia's enthusiasm in sharing her extensive knowledge and experience (in perfect English) draws in anyone who participates. Kids...More

Thank Sancee
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We had a terrific time in Letizia's cooking class in June 2017. From the initial warm welcome to the expert advice, Letizia was an excellent teacher. It was wonderful to learn about Italian culture and food traditions while creating a delicious meal. We have since...More

Thank ksmoser97
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Whether you are a passionate cook or you just love to eat, you will want to add a class with Letizia to your Assisi itinerary! Michael and I spent a week last month (June 2017) walking in Umbria and took time for a superb cooking...More

Thank sbrosenthal1
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Not often I go back and write a review from something a year ago--but since I keep cooking the food from Letizia's class and from her cookbook I thought I should go back and make the recommendation. Her time in America and understanding of American...More

Thank CLRand
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I was part of a group of 8 ladies from South Africa who traveled to Assisi and stayed with Letizia and husband at their bed and breakfast, Alla Madonna del Piatto. What a wonderful experience which including an amazing cooking class with Letizia. She was...More

Thank ALochner
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Letizia's bed and breakfast, Alla Madonna del Piatto, last April, 2016! While visiting we attended one of her cooking classes. It was made even more fun when a group of American high school students joined us! I learned so much about olive...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a very special cooking class. We went to Italy for 2 weeks in September and this was a major highlight of the trip. And what a unique souvenir we brought home: Italian cooking to share with family and friends. Letizia is warm, welcoming...More

1  Thank JohnandKathyR
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10 March 2017|
Response from Sue L | Reviewed this property |
120 €. You cooked for at least 3 hours and then eat your meal. My husband and I cooked with a group of students. It was really great. Letizia is a wonderful teacher. You will have to contact Letizia for availability.
Tammie M
7 May 2015|
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