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Prepara la pasta!

(every Wednesday)

The program's goal is to introduce the historical and gastronomic foundations of the Tuscan cuisine. The day will start with the choice of the fresh and simple ingredients at the marketplace. Then, the teacher will show how to prepare the whole meal in Palazzo Borghese, via Pandolfini 27 in Florence, a lunch will be served, accompanied with local wines.

  • 10:00 am Meeting point in front of Caffe Cibreo, close by the S. Ambrogio marketplace. Here the teacher will greet the participants and will guide them around this historical food market.
  • 10:45 am - 11:00 am The group will walk back to the Palazzo Borghese.
  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Participants will start the cooking class. They will stand around a large table, assembling flour and eggs to create the dough for "la pasta".
  • 1:00 pm -2:30 pm Lunch is served, with all the dishes prepared accompanied with the most appropriate wines. Participants will seat around the table and will be served by a waiter and the teacher. Wines will be a Rose and a Red (Chianti Classico dei Colli Fiorentini). The dessert (panna cotta) will be accompanied with Vin Santo (a sweet dessert wine)
  • 2:30 pm Participants will be escorted back to their cars, in the scheduled meeting point



Picture by Kee-Ho Casati

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