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Taste of Italy

Via G Modena, 40127 Bologna, Italy
+39 347 155 0839
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Enjoyable Experience

We met in the market, where Maribel gave us a tour highlighting all the local produce and goods... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
gregory23married
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Crawley, United Kingdom
Great class!

Maribel put on a fun and memorable class. It was one of the highlights of our time in Bologna... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
JonDCo
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“market tour” (43 reviews)
“pasta making” (23 reviews)
“from scratch” (19 reviews)
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Via G Modena, 40127 Bologna, Italy
San Donato
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+39 347 155 0839
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We met in the market, where Maribel gave us a tour highlighting all the local produce and goods. Maribel is very knowledgeable and we both found it very informative and interesting to see the foods that are available. While we walked round we decided what...More

Thank gregory23married
TasteofItaly, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure to spend the day with you and your husband and thus, celebrate his birthday. I am happy you trusted me with choosing the wine and following my suggestion for the strawberries... I test everything...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Maribel put on a fun and memorable class. It was one of the highlights of our time in Bologna. The instructions were simple and clear and will allow us to easily recreate the great food to which we were introduced, including handmade pasta in many...More

Thank JonDCo
TasteofItaly, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Thank you so much Jon for your detailed review. It was a pleasure to meet and cook with you and Stephanie. My best wishes for both of you.

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I'm in the midst of an extended trip through Europe where I've been doing a lot of cooking in our Airbnb rentals. Taking this class with Maribel was a fantastic education. The marketplace tour was so worthwhile, she will gear both the tour and the...More

1  Thank deepcover
TasteofItaly, Proprietario at Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Thank you MAT! I am so happy you enjoyed my class and shopping together at the market. I am glad you came along as I also think the Bologna markets have lots of fascinating ingredients as well as lots of variety in the produce. And...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

It was a wonderful experience to learn how to cook with Maribel. The market tour was very nice...great enjoyable moment! Dishes I made were very good. For me, I felt like I had a true authentic italian cooking experience!

Thank tooy12
TasteofItaly, Direttore at Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed the cooking lesson and market tour. I hope that your boys feel more confident in the kitchen now. All the best.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Maribel was very welcoming and it was a joy to create such delicious dishes in her kitchen. She was a brilliant teacher - the highlight for me was learning about making tortelloni and tortellini, and tasting some of Bologna's finest ingredients; delicious! Make sure you...More

Thank hester281
TasteofItaly, Proprietario at Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Thank you so much Hester for your wonderful review. I am very happy that you enjoyed making pasta the Bolognese way and that you also enjoyed eating it. It is nice if it looks good but it is more important that it taste good! All...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We did the market tour which was very informative and interesting to see the foods that are available. We made gluten free pasta which we imagined would be difficult but Maribel's instructions made it achievable. We were really happy with how all our dishes turned...More

Thank Michelle S
TasteofItaly, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Hello Michelle, thank you so much for your review. I was happy to teach this class to you: gluten free pasta - in the end you really could not tell the difference between the regular noodles and our gluten free beauties. :)

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Had a truly bueatiful and amazing time. Hostess with the mostest. Reccomend highly to everyone. Great recipes and amazing and friendly atmosphere.

Thank James G
TasteofItaly, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Thank you James! :) It was a pleasure to meet and cook with you and the Ms.

Reviewed 13 December 2016

Bf and I took a pasta++ lesson with Maribel in November this year and we had a great time and learned a lot! The market tour was very educational. We got to choose which ingredients we wanted to use and she made them into recipes...More

Thank Amanda S
TasteofItaly, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Thank you so much Amanda for your detailed review. It was a pleasure to meet and cook with you. I am happy you enjoyed the cooking lesson with Taste of Italy. I try to make all of my lessons custom, whenever possible - that way...More

Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you're serious about learning to cook, especially Gluten Free, don't even consider anyone other than Maribel! She is proud of her craft and clearly wants her students to LEARN. So if you're looking for one of those group/social cooking schools where everyone gets well...More

Thank italy-nuts
TasteofItaly, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your detailed review, Italy-nuts. Like I said in class, I am curious and need to understand how to best prepare something and why things behave a certain way. I try to relay as much information to my students --- and...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

I did the Supreme Class - we toured the market and then went to Maribel's house to cook. We made pasta for tagliatelle and tortellini, ragu, ricotta stuffed squash blossoms, a fig/prosciutto antipasti, and a marscapone dessert. The food was all amazing. More importantly, I...More

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Wayne B
Goodmorning, I will be in the Florence area for several weeks. I would enjoy numerous classes. Do you have a list of upcoming classes, the dates, and prices. I will be there from August 16 thru August 30 By myself Thanks Wayne
10 March 2017|
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teumachristine
Hi , would these class be in Italian ? Thank you
11 November 2016|
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Response from TasteofItaly | Property representative |
Ciao Teumachri, I am teach the lesson in English or Italian. For all other languages, I can get you an interpreter,at your expense. Please write an email to obtain more details about Taste of Italy's lessons. Ciao Maribel
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Is it too late to get 2 tickets for today? What time does it start?
28 June 2016|
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Response from MB_Cioni | Property representative |
Hello! lessons begin at ten am so for last minute participation it is best to call on the mobile phone you will find on the website. I won't bother putting either here as Trip will not allow those to be seen. Most... More
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