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The Best Genoa Cooking Classes for an Italian vacation!

Come and join a cooking class in Genoa and learn all about the rich culinary traditions, traditional dishes, and age old recipes.

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Top 3 Italian Cooking Classes

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tabl. - Traditional Home Cooking Class in Genoa

£ 74
One off
  • Hands-on
  • 3 hours
  • N/A
Top choice
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Curioseety - Homemade Pasta with a Local Chef

One off
  • Hands-on
  • 3 hours
  • Max 8 ppl.
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Cesarine - Genovese Pesto Cooking Class

One off
  • Hands-on
  • 3 hours
  • Max 6 ppl.

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Knowing how to cook food that not only tastes amazing but is easy to make is something that anyone should know so come and join a cooking class in Genoa and learn all about the rich culinary tradition of the area, the traditional food, and recipes that have survived for generations.

Each cooking lesson will teach you all the new tricks and techniques that you will show off to your family as you make exciting dishes prepared with love and of course a lot of flavor. You will make dishes such as homemade pasta and traditional recipes that will give you a new love for Italian cuisine and you will have such a great time you will always want to come back on every vacation.

Every Genoa cooking class is sure to be something that you won’t forget about and the skills that you learn will be able to be put into all the cooking that you will doing for many years to come.

1. tabl. - Traditional Home Cooking Class in Genoa

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What could be better than a cooking class that will teach you all about traditional recipes and the best ways to prepare them using simple ingredients and a whole lot of love?

This Genoa cooking class will teach you how to create a variety of different dishes such as Panzanella which is a chopped salad of soaked stale bread, onions and tomatoes that is very popular in the summer, trofiette, and canestrellini liguri di Pannarello which is a shortcrust pastry with butter, a distinct flavor and the characteristic shape of a flower with a hole in the center.

This is the perfect class to take along with a few friends as you all enjoy your dishes along with some local wine and fantastic company.

2. Curioseety - Homemade Pasta Class with a Local Chef in Genoa

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Homemade pasta is one of the great joys of life and knowing how to make it for yourself is even better so come and join this Genoa cooking class and feel the joy!

This cooking class in Genoa will teach you all the secrets of how to make homemade pasta for yourself from start to finish and fresh pasta dishes will surely become a staple in your house. You will learn traditional cooking techniques and pretty soon you will be a master at making your own fresh pasta.

At the end of this Genoa cooking class you will have all the new tricks that you need to make amazing pasta for yourself and for your friends and family.

3. Cesarine - Genovese Pesto Cooking Class

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This Genoa cooking class hosted by a Cesarine is a cooking class in Genoa that you definitely should not miss so make sure to book it for your next trip!

This cooking class will teach you how to cook a wide variety of different Italian dishes prepared with only the best ingredients from around the area. Your Cesarine host will take you through the whole process from start to finish and by the end of it, you will have a whole list of new dishes to add to your recipe book.

This cooking class is the perfect way to entertain everyone on vacation from the adults to the children and don’t forget to also take a look at the many other classes that they offer all over Italy.

4. A Small Kitchen in Genoa - Genoa cooking class with market tour

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This is one hands-on cooking class in Genoa that you should not miss if you want to learn how to prepare dishes that not only taste great but also look beautiful.

You will learn how to create dishes such as Farinata, a Genoa chickpea tart or even a local cheese and charcuterie board, traditional fresh handmade pasta such as tagliatelle or corzetti, a savory pie and a cheese pie, a traditional tomato salad, seasonal stewed vegetables, and roasted potatoes, and of course dessert such as shortbread cookies, baked peaches, or even Italian Riviera floating islands.

This cooking class will show you a new side to Italian cooking that is not always seen and afterward, you will be making magnificent dishes of your own in no time.

5. Do Eat Better Experience - Cooking Class in Genoa with a food tasting

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Come and join this cooking class in Genoa and experience delicious food alongside local wine and learn the best Ligurian and Genovese recipes sided by local professionals.

You will be taught how to make many wonderful recipes such as Testaroli which is one of the oldest pasta formats, classic basil pesto which originated in Genoa, Focaccia with Stracchino cheese from a nearby small village in between the layers, and even Canestrelli which are handmade biscuits from Torriglia, a small village on the beautiful hills behind Genova.

This class is the perfect class to take alongside a partner as you learn new and exciting recipes and experience new flavors.

Every cooking class in Genoa is a place for you to learn amazing traditional recipes using simple ingredients as you get the chance to prepare delicious food during a hands on experience but don’t let that stop you from taking a look at these cooking classes in Syracuse.

These cooking classes will show you a new side of Italian cuisine as you make fresh pasta dishes, enjoy food tours and market visits where you will realize that by shopping ingredients for yourself, you have a better appreciation for the food that you have prepared.

Disclaimer: Note that the food images displayed on this website are for illustrative purposes only. They are not indicative of the actual dishes or presentations you should expect during the classes. We strive to provide the best culinary experience, but the appearance of dishes may vary. Always refer to class descriptions and details for accurate information on what to expect.

Frequent Asked Questions

Genoa is known for a variety of amazing dishes such as Pansotti with nuts, Fried squid and anchovies, Vegetable pies, Focaccia with cheese, and of Pesto, which has become a symbol of Genoa all over the world.

The name Corochinato, indicates two of the essential ingredients of the vermouth of Genoa, from the beginning of its history in 1886: the white wine of Coronata and the cinchona bark that gives it that particular long and bitter aftertaste that made it so popular with people from the area and anyone around the world who tastes it.

Cooking classes in Italy are definitely the best places to learn how to cook so come and join the cooking classes in cities like Rome, Milan, Florence, Lecce, and many more that you will find on our website!

Come and visit a place in history where time seems to stand still, between majestic palaces and luxurious gardens, Via Garibaldi, with its architectural wealth and imposing buildings, is one of the main streets of Genoa and one of the largest in the Historic Centre.

The meal prices in Genoa can vary, but the average cost of food in Genoa is around €51 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Genoa should cost around €20 per person depending on how many courses you enjoy during your meal.

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