COOKING CLASSES

“Everything you see, I owe to Spaghetti”

Sofia Loren

COOKING CLASSES IN LANGHE, ROERO & MONFERRATO

Looking for a Cooking class in Alba? …Buon Appetito!

Piemonte is a foodie haven thanks to its white truffles, egg pastas, high quality veal, cheese and hazelnuts to name a few. If you are interested in learning about local recipes, taking a cooking class could be the perfect way to spend a half day. There are many different options which include cooking simple but delicious food with locals or learning how to create top class dishes from some of our great Piemontese chefs. Piemonte is the region with the most Michelin star restaurants in Italy, so far counting 39 up to 3 Stars.

Things to know

  • The course is for beginner levels or for those who have never made pasta. More than learning complicated gourmet dishes, you will making local dishes that the Piemontese eat often.  If you would like to tackle something more challenging that can also be arranged. Just let me know.
  • It is important to inform us of your cooking skills and background so that we can make more advanced recipes if you have more experience and and would like a challenge. In this case, a full day cooking experience may be necessary.
  • If you have any allergies or special dietary restrictions please let us know and we would be happy to vary the menu accordingly.
  • We can send you the recipes via email to save paper!
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • If you just want half day class I do not accompany but would be happy to help you book it.
  • Cooking classes can be quite expensive if private or you can share the class with another couple or two to keep the costs down.

COOKING CLASS OPTIONS

COOKING CLASS WITH MAMMA

Some are young and some are “older” but they all hold traditional family recipes and share a common love for good comfort food and family. Normally the day starts in their home or professional kitchen where you will get started and get to know one another.


These kinds of cooking lessons are either completely or mostly hands on and normally last for a half day (morning/lunch preferable). You eat what you prepare in a very homy and comfortable setting. I will have to be with you for most of these because the ladies don’t speak English so a translator is needed.

THINGS TO KNOW – min. 2 people
  • The course is for beginner levels or for those who have never made pasta. More than learning complicated gourmet dishes, you will making local dishes that the Piemontese eat often. I think it is a fun activity to do with friends and family. If you would like to tackle something more challenging that can also be arranged. Just let me know.
  • The woman does not speak any English so I must be there to translate
  • If you have any allergies or special dietary restrictions please let us know and we would be happy to vary the menu accordingly.
  • We can send you the recipes via email to save paper!
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Don’t be shy! Have fun!

COOKING WITH A PRO CHEF

If you are fascinated by food and love going out to eat, these cooking classes could be just right for you. Watch, Listen and Work side by side with a local Chef who will share their secrets and recipies with you.


You can eat in a beautiful restaurant setting in the Barolo area. If you are interested in cooking with a Chef, I can provide you with more details and find the right match for you.

THINGS TO KNOW – min. 7/8 people

  • The course is for beginner levels or for those who have never made pasta. More than learning complicated gourmet dishes, you will making local dishes that the Piemontese eat often. I think it is a fun activity to do with friends and family. If you would like to tackle something more challenging that can also be arranged. Just let me know.
  • The woman does not speak any English so I must be there to translate
  • If you have any allergies or special dietary restrictions please let us know and we would be happy to vary the menu accordingly.
  • We can send you the recipes via email to save paper!
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Don’t be shy! Have fun!

COOKING AT THE WINERY WITH A PRO CHEF

What better way to combine your love for food and wine than cooking while drinking in a winery! You can take part in cooking local dishes with the wine family’s mamma and eat your meal inside the winery. As you can immagine there will be plenty of wine to accompany your day.


Or take a tour of a small boutique winery and finish in the tasting room where you can start your cooking class. Here, a local Chef will show you how to make traditional dishes that you can eat. The wine tasting portion of the visit will appen as you eat course by course with explanations.

THINGS TO KNOW – min. 2 people
  • The course is for beginner levels or for those who have never made pasta. More than learning complicated gourmet dishes, you will making local dishes that the Piemontese eat often. I think it is a fun activity to do with friends and family. If you would like to tackle something more challenging that can also be arranged.
  • A cooking course may be available for 2 people during low season.
  • If you have any allergies or special dietary restrictions please let us know and we would be happy to vary the menu accordingly.
  • We can send you the recipes via email to save paper!
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • If you just want half day class I do not accompany but would be happy to help you book it.
  • Don’t be shy! Have fun!

Transportation options

Transportation is normally included in our tours with pick up and drop off services within the Alba area. A private driver with luxury vehicle, vintage cars, 9 seater vans or buses, or self drive tours can be arranged. If you are interested in taking the train from Torino, we suggest taking a direct 45 minute train ride from Porta Nuova station in Torino to Fossano where you can be picked up. For further information about how to reach our area, please read more on this page

During high season

May-June and Sept-Nov a standard group tour may be available for 2-8 people. An English speaking driver will pick you up in an air-conditioned van in Alba and take you to a few points of interest in the Barolo area, as well as 1 Barolo winery in the morning, a casual lunch spot, and 1 more Barolo winery in the afternoon. Your driver is available to give you local insight and is a certified sommelier and tour guide. We will provide you with maps and a detailed description of the local varieties when you hop on the bus. It will be fun to share this experience with other English speaking wine lovers from all over the world. You may come home with new friends and especially new wines!