Cooking Class: Italian with a Rustic Twist

Explore the traditions of a more rustic side of Italian cuisine in this informative hands-on cooking class from Chef Mariana. She'll show you an array of recipes that emphasize earthy flavor arising from a combination of hearty ingredients and culinary methods handed down through generations. You'll begin by creating arancini, Sicilian rice balls seasoned with a fiery chili sauce, before transforming a humble eggplant and tomatoes into a satisfying salad dish. You'll also learn to create your own gnocchi topped with a zesty pesto sauce made from scratch and whip up a creamy panna cotta for dessert. 


Sicilian Arancini

With risotto and Calabrian chili sauce

Eggplant Caprese Salad

With mozzarella, tomatoes and basil

Homemade Gnocchi

With potato, flour and eggs

Pesto Sauce

With basil, mint and olive oil

Honey Panna Cotta

With cream and milk

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 2
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsPasta Making, Vegetarian, Beginner, Date Night, Italian

Outside Reviews for Chef Mariana

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Marcelo S.

07 Jul 2023

The Chef is fun and professional! She really knows what she is doing and is very happy to teach and explain everything I asked! Such an amazing experience to have the opportunity to learn with her.

$ 125 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

This class does not have any dates.

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Devoting her time and energy to nurturing her culinary talents, Chef Mariana has embarked on an extraordinary journey. She has honed her expertise within the prestigious walls of Michelin-star restaurants and embarked on globetrotting adventures to delve into the diverse cuisines of the world. Whether she's unraveling the fascinating connection between food and culture or simply reveling in the sheer delight that exquisite dishes bring to people's lives, Chef Mariana infuses every creation with an equal measure of unbridled passion and meticulous technique. Her culinary artistry knows no bounds, and she continues to captivate palates with her exceptional creations that are a true celebration of the culinary arts.

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