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La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School

Via del Castello 34, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
+39 348 003 4869
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A day to remember

Hard to top a day when you mix learning how to cook with great wine, laughter and a beautiful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dawna D
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Hampton, Virginia
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Absolute must do in Tuscany!

My wife and I booked the Truffle Hunting tour with lunch and it has easily been the highlight of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
reajerr
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Giuseppina and her sons, run with passion a cooking school in Certaldo, between Florence and Siena, A beautiful medieval village. With more than ten years of experience in teaching, Giuseppina loves to lead students in the secrets of traditional Tuscan cuisine. And her family, which shares the same passion for the joys of life and food, offers to participate in activities such as truffle hunting and wine tasting.
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Via del Castello 34, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
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+39 348 003 4869
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hard to top a day when you mix learning how to cook with great wine, laughter and a beautiful scenery. This was a highlight of my trip!

Thank Dawna D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I booked the Truffle Hunting tour with lunch and it has easily been the highlight of our vacation. Luigi and his son Luca took us through the woods with their truffle hunting dog. Not only did we get an expert level course...More

Thank reajerr
Certaldus, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Grazie!! I'm happy you enjoyed the time you spent with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have just finished the class with my husband and 2 friends, from the moment you meet Giuseppina in lower Certaldo you feel like family! Decide the menu, shop the ingredients and then head back via the cable car to her studio. Here magic happens -...More

Thank Donna J
Certaldus, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Grazie Donna, we love what we do and you can feel it!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Giuseppina is a sensational gem! We were met by her gracious hospitality and the day only continued to get better. The class format was cook, drink, eat, repeat through the four traditional Italian food courses. We all learned old world and contemporary methods...laughed, shared and...More

Thank snipe2005
Reviewed 16 May 2017

An unforgettable day of truffle hunting, eating and wine tasting. From the moment we set out to find truffles until our last sip of wine, the hospitality of Luca, Giuseppina and Luigi was unparalleled. The food and wine were also exquisite!

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I cannot say enough about what an amazing experience we had truffle hunting and attending the cooking class. It was the highlight of our 3 week honeymoon. The genuine hospitality of this family is an absolute treasure!!!

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Giuseppina and Luca, Thank you for an amazing day! From our time planning the menu for the day and gathering all the ingredients at the Market we thoroughly enjoyed our time with you. Giuseppina and Luca were incredible hosts and happy to tend to our...More

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Certaldus, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

GRAZIE!!! happy to hear you enjoyed the day with us, thank you for coming and see you next time!

Reviewed 10 November 2016

One of the most enjoyable experiences we've experienced during our one month trip in Italy. Giuseppina and Lca were kind, fun and professional. the studio is located in a beautiful place at Certaldo, with great views! it is also design with excellent taste! Highly recommended!

Thank Anat S
Certaldus, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016
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grazie!! until next time!

Reviewed 10 November 2016

Thank you both for a wonderful and fun filled lesson on Tuscan cooking. The international mix of the 8 participants added to a great day. Upon arriving home, we've already applied some of your instruction and enjoyed every bit. For those who wish to take...More

Thank Arthur P
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Grazie giuseppina and Luca for a fun afternoon and evening visiting a beautiful vineyard and cooking a delicious dinner. Both were so friendly and welcoming to us. We all had a great time. Ciao!

Thank millertime1973
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Chumba60
We will be at a villa first week of May with friends near Iano - how long of a drive would be to get to the school? What would be the cost for a full day - May 3rd or 4th? There would be 4 of us. Thank you! Maureen
29 February 2016|
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I would call Giuseppina or email.
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Junelle23
How far is it from the main central Florence train station and what's the best way to get there?
15 July 2015|
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Response from Phil S | Reviewed this property |
You can also take the train from Florence to Certaldo. It's only 40 minutes and you can then enjoy the wine that accompanies your food!
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