Amateur courses

Cooking courses for the enthusiasts

Cooking courses for the enthusiasts

The school offers three courses dedicated to the techniques of cooking and pastry arts: Basic General Cuisine, Haute Cuisine and Pastry Arts, designed for those who want to improve their cooking skills by learning about working methods, product characteristics and preparations.
The courses are also suitable for beginners, as every preparation phase is carefully illustrated so that it can be easily reproduced in the students’ own kitchens.
In addition, the school offers other courses like, for example, Bread and Foccacce, Fish as well as single lessons on specific topics.

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All-time classics

Following are some amateur courses concluded or inactive, request information for the next dates
Course Type
Basic Cooking - Evening - January The vegetables
Amateur Courses
3 hours evening
Selecting, cleaning, steaming, blanching, boiling, glazing, drying. Puree, flans, pies, souffles, Ratatouille, Caponata, Buglione ext. Potatoes, Spinach, Asparagous, Artichokes, Cauliflower, Onions, Broccoli, Jerusalem artichokes, Legumes.

Cooking part: Pommes Douchesse, Mashed potatoes, Artichokes flan, Glazed onions, Candied Tomatoes, Broccoli flan.

Price: 100€
Italian cooking: The sweet Tuscan autumn
Amateur Courses
1 lesson

The lesson is devoted to the preparation of some tipical autumn Tuscan desserts,such as: zuccotto, cantuccini (almond and anise biscuits), schiacciata con l'uva (shallow tart with fresh grape), torta della nonna (custard pie).

For more information please contact us: +39 055 2345468 or

Price: 90€
Aroma Italia Herbs & Pasta making
Amateur Courses
1 lesson

Aroma Italia - Herbs & Pasta making

Minimum number of participants: 5

The lesson starts with a quick tour visiting an urban garden 5 minutes walk from the School, to know and pick some herbs.

Once back to School, a welcome herbal tea will be served to all participants.
The lesson teaches how to prepare some types of Home made Pasta, using the previously picked herbs and ends with a guided tasting of the cooked Pasta....enjoying a glass of wine!

Meeting at School: h 4.45 pm 

Price: € 120€
Basic Cooking Soups, first courses and risotti
Amateur Courses
3 hours afternoon
Different Italian soups, minestroni, fondues, consomme, veloutes. How to clarify stocks and to make a consommè.

Cooking part: Milanese style risotto, Vichysoisse, Spinach Veloute, Cheese foundue Pidmont 

style, Potato gnocchi.

Price: 100€
Basic Cooking - Evening Cooking methods
Amateur Courses
3 hours evening
In salt crust, Poaching, Broiling, Sauteing, Pot roasting, Roasting 

Stewing, Steaming, En-papillotte, Smoking, Marinating, Maillard Reaction, Browining, Searing, Tieing the chicken, Boning the chicken.

Cooking part: Chicken in salt crust, Poached eggs, Meat or fish in sicilian style, Roasted mackarel, Veal with orange sauce, Fish en papillotte, Steamed mussles with poaced eggs, Smoked shrimps.

Price: 100€
Fried dessert recipes
Amateur Courses
1 lesson

Fried Dough (Krapfen)
Florentine doughnuts (Bomboloni)
Chestnut shaped sweets (Castagnole)
Rose shaped fritters (Roselline)
Fried strips of dough (Cenci)

See the calendar for course times.

Contact the school for more information and details about this course.
Price: € 100€