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Cooking with Simonetta

Definitely a highlight of my Italian trip!Casa Bellavista’s proprietor, Simonetta, kindly invited... read more

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Reviewed 20 August 2018
StanleyBoulee
We talk about our wonderful experience constantly!

It has been almost a year since my husband and I stayed at Casa Bellavista and had our outstanding... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
MaddieH7
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Simonetta’s classes take you on a tour of Tuscan and Italian cuisine, and you will leave with recipes to re-create these distinctive flavours at home. From ravioli and fresh pasta to duck with wild fennel, she guides you through the stages – and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Case Sparse Creti 40 | c/o Casa Bellavista B&B, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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+39 335 638 3377
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Definitely a highlight of my Italian trip!Casa Bellavista’s proprietor, Simonetta, kindly invited me to tag along on market day. That in itself was a treat. We returned to her inn with a week’s supply of provisions which we cleaned and stored. After a midday break,...More

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Dear StanleyBoulee, it was a pleasure for me to go at the market with you, and share my kitchen Hoping to see you soon, my best regards Simonetta

Reviewed 16 June 2018

It has been almost a year since my husband and I stayed at Casa Bellavista and had our outstanding cooking class with Simonetta. We are still talking about it...at least once or twice a week. We have such memories or our stay, the great hospitality...More

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear Maddie, I'm so happy to read that you learn many secrets during the cooking class. I'm waiting to see the pictures of your dishes My best regards Simonetta

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Six of us had an eating class or should we say cooking class with Simonetta. She has a wonderful personality and a great sense of humor. We made several different kinds of pizza, foccacia, pasta, ragu, chicken with pecorino and spinach and a flourless chocolate...More

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Dear Mzimmerlund, I'm still smilling when I think about the cooking class that we had all together Ciao a presto Simonetta

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Casa Bellavista while exploring Tuscany and booked cooking class with Simonette based on recommendations I’ve got from a friend. We didn’t expect to find someone who will be able to accommodate all our dietary needs (Gluten Free, Vegetarian...) and almost gave up...More

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Dear Mor I learn so much from you and your friends about the different types of food......with no gluten.... My regards Simonetta

Reviewed 11 November 2017

Cooking with Simonetta at Casa Bellavista was a delicious and memorable experience! She is so organized and not only do you make everything you eat, but you actually learn while having fun! I felt like I was on a cooking show in her warm and...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Simonetta was a great host- her home is beautiful and my husband and I had a great time! The dinner we made was exceptional!

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Dear Carlie, Grazie Mille for your review, I'm very happy that you enjoyed my cooking class I hope to see your ravioli!! See you soon Simonetta

Reviewed 26 September 2017

The cooking class exceeded my xpectations. It was relaxing yet we stayed on track with learning new recipes and techniques. The ingredients were farm fresh and so flavorful that the kitchen was quickly transformed into a bouquet of aromas. Simonette's interaction was fun and lively....More

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Ecerverny Thank you very much for your review, and I'm waiting to see some pictures of your dishes Best regards Simonetta

Reviewed 22 September 2017

if you are into authentic Italian cooking this class is for you! We brought our 12/15 year old kids and they LOVED it! Simonetta is fabulous. Have already recommended to firends.

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Mary2, many thanks I big hug to all your fantastic family Ciao Simonetta

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Casa Bellavista was an amazing property in a heavenly location! Take me back, I don't want to go home! The kitchen was fantastic and the Chef put us to work, what a great hands on experience! Simonetta was an amazing Chef, great personality, lots of...More

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Rick and Laura, I hope you will try my recipes, Many thanks for your fantastic review Simonetta

Reviewed 11 September 2017

The experience was so much more than I could have imagined. Gorgeous people, setting, & food! Very highly recommended!

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Jordan many thanks I hope to meet you soon Ciao Simonetta

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