Pasta a la Pesto Cooking Class in Portofino


Enjoy a unique cooking class, where you’ll learn how to make pasta al pesto and eat your lunch in the beautiful seaside village of Portofino. On your way, you'll pass through the scenic Portofino Natural Park, passing the beautiful Mediterranean landscape filled with lush vegetation, olive groves, and vineyards.

The first stop of your tour will be at a fascinating hop plantation, where you’ll learn about the very first beer made in Portofino. Next, meet your local culinary expert and learn how to prepare some of the most typical regional recipes, such as Corzetti (hand-made pasta), pesto sauce made with a pestle and mortar, and traditional dessert.

When finished preparing and cooking your lunch, you’ll sit down with your teacher and savor pasta, pesto, dessert, and other regional specialties. Enjoy bites of local cheese, salami, and traditional vegetable pies. While you eat, recall your visit to the hop plantation by sipping on the only beer made in Portofino, or pair your meal with a glass of refreshing local white wine.

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