Scuola di Cucina di Lella, Siena

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Learn how to cook like an Italian at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, a famous culinary school of regional and international cuisine. The head chef and teacher, Lella, welcomes tourists and locals alike into her kitchen. Courses can last as long as a half-day or several days, depending on the level of mastery you'd like to achieve. You have your choice of foods you'd like to prepare, including medieval recipes. Cooking classes at your rental villa and private chef services are also available. Use our Siena vacation planner to add Scuola di Cucina di Lella and other attractions to your Siena vacation plans.
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  • This experience was amazing! Lella was amazing as well as her sous chef and her interpreter Julie. You can tell that Lella is incredibly passionate about cooking because it shows in her food as well....  more
    This experience was amazing! Lella was amazing as well as her sous chef and her interpreter Julie. You can tell that Lella is incredibly passionate about cooking because it shows in her food as well....  more »
  • We had an amazing experience with this class! learned how to make homemade pasta, pasta sauce, pork loin, potatoes, soup and dessert. The class was very informative and Lella is extremely talented! 
    We had an amazing experience with this class! learned how to make homemade pasta, pasta sauce, pork loin, potatoes, soup and dessert. The class was very informative and Lella is extremely talented!  more »
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  • This will be one of the best experiences of my Siena trip. I highly recommend a class here, you get to eat it all! We were all surprised at how delicious all the food was. Lella and her assistant were so wonderful and hope to in the future take another class. We were able to take dessert home. We brought a bottle of wine to split with class, a very wide choice. Feel free to take notes. I look forward to cooking Italian when we return home. Quite a feast, come hungry!
  • I have enjoyed cooking classes in several countries and this class was the best ever. Francesco did a great job of walking us through the steps for preparation of a complete Italian meal that topped any restaurant I have ever eaten in. I can’t wait to get home and do it again. I even considered going back for a second class but time did not permit. I wish for a cookbook that captures the flavors and techniques I learned in three hours. After the preparation we ate dinner with a glass of fine Tuscan wine and conversation.

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