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A wonderful, authentic experience.

Carlo led my husband and I on a tour of the fresh markets of Bologna. (The tip for selecting a good... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2010
A true gourmand

My friend and I met up in Bologna for four days of Italian food. We mapped out several restaurants... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2009
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A real Bolognese home cooking school in Bologna from "native Bolognesi." The better way for being able to appreciate the "Cucina Bolognese."
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Via Cesare Boldrini 6, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 334 232 4787
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Reviewed 8 July 2010

We should have trusted our first gut instincts (which was to turn around and walk out without taking the class and without paying) when we walked into to Carlo's apartment in the morning but alas, we did not and have huge regrets. We read the...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2010

We spent a full day with Carlo and his sister (who doesn't speak English). We learnt how to make traditional pasta but also got to reap the rewards of our hard work with a huge feast for lunch and dinner. Carlo also gave us a...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2010

Carlo led my husband and I on a tour of the fresh markets of Bologna. (The tip for selecting a good mortadella was helpful.) Then we followed Carlo to his apartment where he and his sister gave us a wonderful lesson in making pasta and...More

Thank MissyB51
Reviewed 15 October 2009

My friend and I met up in Bologna for four days of Italian food. We mapped out several restaurants and decided to include a cooking school in our itinerary. That was one of our best ideas of the trip. We met Carlo outside of our...More

Thank jenotwo
Reviewed 21 September 2009

We enrolled in the full-day cooking class (we weren't aware that there are 1/2 day options) & also spent 2 nights in Carlo's B&B. The cooking school was a lot of fun. Carlos, his sister (Gabriella, non-english-speaking) & friend (Luciana) are enthusiastic home cooks with...More

1  Thank nyctravelr
Reviewed 26 August 2009

This experience was wonerful. I choose this instead of other culinary tours in the area due to the length of time we would be engaged in the class. I wanted a true authentic experience and was not disappointed. We spent the entire day with the...More

1  Thank pride44th
Reviewed 9 July 2009

We too very much enjoyed our day long cooking class, so here was our experience with the Bologna Cooking School. We were a group of three (myself, my wife and my 13 y/o son, who loves to cook) and we booked the full day class...More

Thank ERPriest
Reviewed 16 June 2009

Earlier this year we took a cooking class in Saigon and enjoyed it so much that we decided to do the same during our trip to Bologna. We found the Bologna Cooking School online http://www.bolognacookingschool.com/ and it turned out to be a wonderful way to...More

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