Explore the best of Northern Italy on this 7-day trip to Milan and Lake Como. Discover Rennaissance art in Milan, learn how to cook your own homemade pasta, and mix a classic Italian aperitivo. Taste your way through Parma's famous food scene and relax on Lake Como as you visit magnificent villas and the villages of Bellagio and Varenna.
Your teacher will lead you step-by-step, demonstrating how to make different pasta shapes, such as lasagne. You'll also prepare the homemade sauce to accompany your pasta, using fresh tomatoes, basil, and ragù. Next, learn how to prepare creamy Milanese risotto and sit down to taste your final creations. Finally, pair your meal with selected Italian wines and tiramisu for dessert. The Italians really know how to cook, so you're sure to enjoy your dish and take home several new skills for your next dinner party!
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Itineraries with Cooking Class in Milan
Load the family into the car and hit the road for this trip through lovely Northern Italy, ideal for school-age children and families who want to manage their own budget and schedule. You'll start in fashionable Milan for a culture and history lesson before cruising around the glittering shores and garden villas of Lake Como. Then head to the park-filled shores of Lake Garda, Italy's most family-friendly lake, before heading back to Milan for your departure.
Take a trip through the food and wine region of Emilia-Romagna with this 5-day itinerary. Delve deep into Bologna's historic city center, visiting the iconic university and the Quadrilatero district. Spend a day in Parma to learn about the production processes of prosciutto and Parmigiano Reggiano and, of course, taste the final products. Learn from an Italian chef in Milan as you prepare fresh pasta and mix cocktails at a guided cooking class.