Italian Cookery Course



Why not try our exciting new Italian cookery school. Enroll for 1 or 2 days of culinary guidance. Calabria is famous for it’s organic and seasonal use of home grown produce. This course will introduce you to key ingredients, seasonal knowledge.

You will practice your Italian cookery skills in this beautiful XIV century palace in Grotteria (click on the image to enlarge).

cookery school

You will be given an agenda for the 1 or 2 day course. See  example below:


The art of Italian cookery is to keep it simple and use the freshest of ingredients. This may seem like a really simple task however if you can master this to perfection then you can use these skills and be more adventurous later!

10.00am Pasta making

You will be given a recipe card and also a demonstration on how to perfect your pasta making skills.Pasta is the staple food in Italy and comes in all shapes,colors and varieties.

You will make your own pasta with assistance and learn how to cook to perfection.

11.30 am – coffee and torta . Take a break and relax with a coffee and a cake before making your own sauce to accompany your pasta.

12.00 noon Follow the leader and prepare a perfect tomato and basil sauce.

12:30/1pm Enjoy eating al fresco your fresh pasta and tasty tomato sauce . Enjoy a glass of wine to accompany your achievement. Sit back and enjoy the scenery.


Watch and Learn.How to make a traditional Tirimasù. This recipe will be given to you on a card so that when you return home you can reproduce this masterpiece and remember fondly your experience.