A cooking class in Tuscany: Opera included, told by Jenga Travels

It happens that among our guests there are travelers or cooks who tell their travels and experiences in their blogs, for us it is always a pleasure to discover that some decide to talk about our cooking lesson, dinner and live performance of Opera Italian.

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A Cooking Class In Tuscany: Opera Included

Opera? Yes. Italian Food? Yes, Please. Together? Definitely. If you enjoy taking cooking classes while traveling, Opera In The Kitchen is the one cooking class in Italy you will not want to miss. When the Italian culinary traditions meet the sounds of the best Arias of Italian Opera in a beautiful location and exclusive event.

The Location: An Italian cooking class in the Tuscan countryside.
This Italian cooking class is an easy add-on activity after a full day site-seeing in Florence. Located just a train-ride away from Florence into the Tuscan countryside in a beautiful setting. How can it not be amazing? All those rolling hills, and amazing views.Cooking class in tuscany

The Greetings: Next add in a sprinkle of charm
Meet the lovely host & your cooking instructor, Lucrezia, who’s own background invented this clever idea of a cooking class and private opera from her education in music as well as her grandmother’s own passion for cooking and sharing of her recipes. Enjoy coffee or tea while you explore the property and meet your fellow classmates and dinner companions for the evening.

Italian Cooking Class: Traditional Italian food made with love and fun.
Lining up at the dining table, all the tools & ingredients are ready to go and the class gets real. Prepare yourself for lots of mixing by hand as you learn to cook typical dishes using genuine Italian methods.

Eating an Italian feast: Pasta, pasta, yum.Once you’re fully educated, it is time to delight in your hard work, with a starter soup, some delicious bruschetta, alongside two homemade pastas (made by yours truly), finished with a small green salad. Did we mention that red wine is flowing easily from multiple carafes? The pasta is so delicious, you’ll be https://www.jengatravels.com/home-page/impressed by your newfound cooking skills.

And the finale: A private, in home, opera performance
Retiring into the living room, and welcomed by a roaring fire, two talented musicians from Florence had us enchanted by their amazing voices and harp playing.

Dim the lights a bit, then sit back and sip on your wine while taking in the what we might describe as “your own private opera”. Indeed the opera experience is a great end to an excellent evening of cooking, eating, drinking and getting to know your fellow travelers and the generous hosts of Opera In The Kitchen.


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