Cooking at “Alle Murate”

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MINISTERO DELL’ISTRUZIONE,
DELL’UNIVERSITÀ E DELLA RICERCA

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Professional Italian culinary course in Florence - Italy

italian at "alle murate"

ITALIAN CULINARY COURSE AT "ALLE MURATE"

This exclusive Italian one-to-one culinary course is recommended to those not looking for a classical cooking course but for a real full immersion experience. The culinary course in Florence “Alle Murate” is very practical and provides the opportunity to get trained in the upperclass Italian cuisine by participating in the daily work of a professional kitchen team.

“Alle Murate” is one of the top Florentine restaurants in all gourmet guides of Italy. The restaurant is located inside the historical “Palace of the Judges and Notaries Corporation”, one of the most beautiful art discoveries in Florence of the last decades. The precious frescoes decorating the walls and the ceiling create a unique atmosphere.

The culinary courses in Florence at “Alle Murate” are very practical and open only to one student at a time. A rare opportunity is provided of getting to know the life of a professional kitchen by participating with the team of cooks in the daily preparation of the restaurant’s menu, from preparing the ingredients to completing the presentation of the dishes. Thisculinary program covers all the dishes of the menu: starters, first courses of homemade pasta and soups, second courses of meat and fish, and desserts. The cooking course is taught under the supervision of the restaurant director, a well-known chef and sommelier. 

The course has been designed to satisfy both the simple curiosity which some people have for Italian food, as well as the high motivation of those who want to learn the secrets of Italy’s best traditional plates.

The instruction can be taken for one or two weeks to allow for either an introduction to each dish (starters, first and second courses, and desserts) or to give a more in-depth knowledge and skills to those who wish to stay the whole two weeks. The culinary lessons take place from Tuesday through Saturday starting at 16.00 and continue with a dinner.

There is some flexibility in the day of the week that a course can be started.

ANTIPASTI – STARTERS

  • Gnocchetti di salmone in brodo di ceci
  • Baccalà mantecato e spinaci in foglia
  • Composta tiepida di calamari coi broccoli
  • Insalata di polpo, arance e finocchi
  • Prosciutto crudo di Cinta
  • Una nostra selezione di salumi
  • Tortino d’uovo col peperone Crusco

PRIMI PIATTI – FIRST COURSES

  • Gnocchetti di salmone in brodo di ceci
  • Minestra col fagiolo tondino di Sarconi e gamberi
  • Zuppa di lenticchie di Castelluccio con le cozze
  • Passato di zucca gialla sul cavolo nero
  • Purè di fave e cicoriella selvatica
  • Borlotti e cotenna
  • Scialatielli e seppie, un po’ piccanti
  • Tortelli a mano con melanzane al timo
  • Candele di Gragnano, ragù di agnello e Pecorino di Stigliano
  • Tagliatelle sull’anatra
  • Risotto al Ragusano e pomodori secchi di Pachino

SECONDI PIATTI – MAIN COURSES

  • Il pesce fresco secondo l’arrivo del giorno
  • Coda di rospo, lardo e cipolle di Tropea in agrodolce
  • Polpo sul purè di patata di montagna
  • Lesso di pancetta di vitella e bietola in brodo
  • L’agnello del Casentino
  • Piccione ripieno di patate e peperoni
  • Arrosto d’anatra e scorze d’arancia
  • Brasato al vin rosso con la polenta gialla
  • Filetto di manzo rosolato
  • Variazione sulla Bistecca alla Fiorentina

DOLCI – DESSERTS

  • Torta al cioccolato fondente
  • Tortino d’arancia con salsa al cioccolato
  • Torta di mele con crema di ricotta
  • Bavarese al caffè con la sua salsa
  • Torta al formaggio con salsa alle fragole
    e tanti altri dolci…

This Italian culinary course can be taken by anyone, amateur or professional. Enrollment in our Italian language courses is not required to follow this course. This course is held in Italian only. It is very pratical, but in order to make the most out of it, it would be good to have a basic knowledge of Italian.

SCHEDULE OF THE CULINARY COURSE

 
Cooking course
Dinner
Tuesday
4pm – 7pm
at 7pm
Wednesday
4pm – 7pm
at 7pm
Thursday
4pm – 7pm
at 7pm
Friday
4pm – 7pm
at 7pm
Saturday
4pm – 7pm
at 7pm

BEGINNING DATES OF THE ITALIAN CULINARY COURSES

These cooking courses are organized during the months of February, March, April, June, November and December, and can start any day of the week (Tuesday through Saturday).

PRICES IN EUROS

 
1 week
2weeks
one-to-one course
1050
1950

The prices include:

  • Cooking course from Tuesday through Saturday
  • Daily dinners at the restaurant “Alle Murate” (Tuesday – Saturday)
  • Ingredients for cooking
  • Books and notebooks
  • Enrollment fee

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