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Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Lecce provided by Curioseety Lecce

Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Lecce

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20-07-09 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-09 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This Lecce home cooking experience is ideal for travelers interested in adding some Pugliese specialties to their Italian cooking repertoire. Enjoy the intimate setting of a private estate in Lecce, and learn to make a variety of dishes in just a few hours. No need to worry about bringing anything with you—all ingredients are included, and best of all, you get to feast on your creations at the end with fine wine included.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a home cooking experience in a special setting—a Lecce estate
  • Learn to make a variety of Pugliese dishes, such as pasta, and a meat course
  • No hunger pangs—eat all the dishes you prepare with fine wine included
  • A great way to expand your Italian cooking skills in just a few hours
Important Information
Departure Point
Porta Napoli, Piazzetta Arco di Trionfo, 73100 Lecce LE, Italy
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 3 courses lunch or dinner
  • Fine Local wine ( 1/2 bottle every participant )
  • Hands on cooking class with the chef
  • Pick-up under the arch of Porta Napoli (Lecce)
  • Drop-off
  • Hands on cooking class
  • Recipes
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions
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Additional Info
  • Have you got any dietary requirements?
  • If you don't want to experience the cooking lesson and simply want to enjoy the atmosphere of the house while chatting with Mercedes, while she prepares your menu, you can ask for this option
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Angela D wrote a review Nov. 2019
10 contributions1 helpful vote
Stephy and Lisa are wonderful hosts and great Italian cooks! We had so much fun with them. They were very patient in teaching us how to make Southern Italy pasta (orecchiette, or "ears") and other shapes. We also observed as they made two kinds of sauces -- traditional tomato
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Amy wrote a review Oct. 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
This cooking experience is as good as it gets. Paola and Tisiano are gracious, lively and informative. Immediately felt at home with them. Their home is a converted olive mill and is stunning. We made pasta (will keep working on my technique) and learned a handful of secrets
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Rosemary P wrote a review Oct. 2019
Long Beach, California73 contributions13 helpful votes
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Paola and Tisiano are charming and experienced hosts and their home, renovated from an old olive mill is stunning. Paola is an artist as she describes the mixing of flavors colors and balancing elements. We made some homemade pasta and assisted with other dishes. Wine was
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Susan B wrote a review Sep. 2019
Los Angeles, California54 contributions30 helpful votes
I don't know how they did it, but Tiziano and Paola provided the quintessential Puglia homestay, all in one evening. They welcomed us into their family olive mill which they had transformed into a beautiful modern home and garden. Paola is a gifted chef and an excellent (and
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Date of experience: September 2019
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entarome wrote a review Sep. 2019
Moscow, Russia33 contributions12 helpful votes
We loved this cooking masterclass and dining, just as much as we liked the overall atmosphere, and the lovely hosts couple! It was all just as we imagined and were looking for about Italian hospitality. Plus we learned our chunk about Puglian pasta, got some insights on overall
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Curioseety Lecce
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Does not accept solo bookings
The host cancelled as they didn’t accept bookings of one, they messaged me to tell me it had been cancelled and the
maggie_petrova6
maggie_petrova6
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Amazing experience
Our host and her mother were great. We learned how to make oriecchette, then we had a lovely dinner with pasta and
Rose M
Rose M
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Authentic pasta making with a local
Mario was a great host and teacher. His passion for cooking,teaching and his home ,Apuglia ,was inspiring. We laugh
brianbollwage
brianbollwage
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Very disappointing
First our guide changed the time of our tour from 9:30 AM to 2;30 PM with very little notice. On the day of the tou
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  • Piazza Sant'Oronzo
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Italian
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