Our Cookery School

Cookery School Schedule

The schedule below is not cast in stone,  if the group wishes to do less cooking and more walking or shopping or just resting up and enjoy the peace and quiet of the area then we are open to suggestions.

We hope you will enjoy your visit to this very special peaceful place and when you return home that you will encourage others to come and visit us.

La Fenice

La Fenice

Day 1:

  • Arrive bologna airport.
  • Depart for La Fenice Agriturismo, your home for the next 4 nights, small tour of area.  Check in at La Fenice.
  • Short walk or rest up, dinner 7pm, retire to bed early

Day 2:

  • Breakfast 9am
  • 1st. Cookery lesson, 10.00 to 13.00 to prepare lunch
  • After lunch group walk to Drogedna (local historic area) and back to Tole, our local village for some refreshments. Drive or walk home, rest up for dinner at 7pm

Balsamic attic and museum

Day 3:

  • 9am visit Casaificio (local creamery) see parmesan cheese being made, back for breakfast.
  • After breakfast visit nearby village to see a balsamic attic and museum, see how balsamic vinegar is made the traditional way.  Home for lunch.
  • 2nd. Cookery lesson, approx 15.00 to 18.00 to prepare lunch and dinner dishes.

Day 4:

  • 9am breakfast
  • Group walk to Pieve de Roffino, wonderful historic site with picnic area for our picnic lunch
  • 3rd. Cookery lesson, 1500 to 1800. To prepare dinner and get ready for celbration dinner

Wild mushrooms

Day 5:

  • Depart for Bologna airport, group members who wish to stay on in italy can have transport to Bologna city where they can connect with transport, ie rent a car, train or bus.

Some Videos…

Here are a few videos to give you a sneak peak at our courses. You can view our full collection of videos in our YouTube channel.

A Class at Casa Lara Cookery School

Foraging for Porcini Mushrooms

A Visit to the Butcher