Cooking at “Da Lino”

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Cooking courses in Florence, Italy - - Classes of Tuscan and Florentine specialties.

cooking courses in florence "da lino" -

The Italian cuisine is known all over the world: pizza and pasta have become common dishes in many places. But the Italian cuisine is much more than this and varies from region to region.

Our cooking courses in Florence “Da Lino” gives you the opportunity of getting to know the Tuscan and Florentine food, studying under a very experienced chef who during the course will share some of his culinary secrets with you.

“Da Lino” is one of the best known among the traditional restaurants of Florence. Lino, the owner and chef of the restaurant, was also the president of the Florentine Chefs Association.

The program of italian cooking course in Florence “Da Lino” covers traditional Italian as well as Tuscan dishes, which have been revisited and renovated with the great knowledge and professional approach of a very fine chef. Within a wide menu that includes all the main dishes of Italian cuisine, you will find some popular specialties of Tuscan cuisine such as:

First courses

  • Pasta e fagioli
  • Ribollita
  • Minestra di farro
  • Acqua cotta
  • Pappa al pomodoro

Second courses

  • Trippa alla fiorentina
  • Ossobuco
  • Spezzatino di manzo
  • Baccalà alla livornese 
  • Stracotto

Desserts

  • Zuccotto
  • Meringa
  • Tiramisù
  • Torta della nonna
  • Castagnaccio
cooking courses florence
cooking courses florence
cooking courses in florence

Furthermore, these cooking courses in Florence are completed with lessons of how to make home made pasta such as tagliatelle, ravioli di ricotta e spinaci, tortelli di patate, tortellini, gnocchi and pici.

Each lesson ends up with the participants dining on the dishes they have prepared accompanied by a suitable wine. The menu constantly evolves and changes, taking into consideration students’ differing interests and requests.

The program revolves around the seasons, as Lino prefers to always work with fresh ingredients rather than with frozen ones.

Our cooking courses in Florence can be followed by anyone. No particular requirements nor enrollment in our Italian courses are requested to attend this program. The only prerequisite to participate in this course is your love for cooking, for Italy and for Tuscany.

COURSE OUTLINES

  • Each session lasts 3 hours
  • All students will receive the list of the recipes they prepared, as well as the apron and the hat they used during the course
  • The course will be taught in English and Italian
  • The course can be arranged for a single person as well as for small groups of up to a maximum 4 participants*

The course can be attended for a minimum of one week to a maximum of 4 weeks.

We encourage people to tell us in advance which Italian dishes they would like to learn to prepare so that we can satisfy some of their personal expectations and tastes.

SCHEDULE OF THE COOKING COURSE

 
Cooking course
Tuesday
3.30pm – 6.30pm
Thursday
3.30pm – 6.30pm
Friday
3.30pm – 6.30pm

BEGINNING DATES OF THE COOKING COURSES

One-to-one, two-to-one and personalized group courses can start on any day requested.

The small group courses can be started on the dates listed below. The small group courses can be started on the dates listed below.

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PRICES IN EUROS per person

 
1 week
2 weeks
3 weeks
4 weeks
one-to-one course
750
1450
2100
2750
two-to-one course
600
1160
1680
2200
small group course *
500
970
1400
1935

* If the minimum quota of participants (3 students) is not reached, small group lessons will be converted to two-to-one or one-to-one lessons with two thirds the number of hours per day.

The prices include:

  • Cooking course in Florence ” Da Lino”
  • Dinner or lunch included in the course
  • Ingredients for cooking
  • Apron and hat
  • Books, notebooks and the list of the recipes
  • Enrollment fee

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