Join this private cooking class in the Cinque Terre and admire the beautiful natural scenery of the Ligurian Riviera. Learn some of the typical Ligurian recipes. Conclude your day by enjoying what you've made.
Enjoy culinary day in the Cinque Terre
Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to learn more about the notorious Cinque Terre, the jagged stretch of coast of the Ligurian Riviera proclaimed World Heritage by UNESCO. Consisting of five small fishing villages dug on the rocky hills above the Mediterranean, connected by paths and reachable by sea or by train, which have not changed their traditional architecture over the centuries. A harmonious interaction between man and nature that have made the Cinque Terre one of the most evocative Italian coastal attractions.
Among the most beautiful destinations to visit in Liguria, the Cinque Terre is certainly one of the most essential. Beautiful sceneries, picturesque towns and lots of fun, await visitors who will join an unforgettable tour of the Cinque Terre.
Discover the typical Ligurian recipes
Get in touch with the real soul of Cinque Terre through its tastes! You'll be welcomed in a lovely location just above Monterosso village with an amazing panoramic terrace. The area is famous for its many lemon trees that can be seen throughout Monterosso. It is also renowned for its white wines, grapes, and olives.
Here you will have a private cooking lesson where you will learn the secrets of traditional Ligurian recipes based on fresh, local ingredients such as for example hand-made pasta with the traditional pesto, the typical focaccia, vegetable pies and local fish.
Make the traditional Genoese Pesto Sauce
You will learn how to make the most famous Genoese pesto sauce in the traditional way (using mortar and pestle) and accompanied with corzetti pasta (a fresh typical pasta stamped with a design), the typical focaccia, vegetable pies and local fish. Do you know that ... basil is the first ingredient for this exquisite sauce? It must be very fresh, preferably with small leaves which gives a gentler taste and not that minty and are better as you can crush them easily in the mortar. In Genoa it is traditionally used basilico di Pra type.
Your professional Italian chef will introduce you to these typical Ligurian recipes and at the end of your private cooking lesson, enjoy your hard work!
Other eXPeriences in Liguria
We also suggest you the Private tour of Cinque Terre by train, departing from La Spezia, the Shore excursion by boat from La Spezia port to visit Cinque Terre, the Cinque Terre Shore activity, with transfer service, from Genoa, the Private Tour of Cinque Terre, with Wine Tasting and the Private Walking Tour in Santa Margherita, Portofino and San Fruttuoso, departing from Santa Margherita.