Tuscan Cooking courses

Agriturismo Diacceroni tuscan cooking courses: the best way to learn the secrets of tuscan cuisine having fun!

the​ ​best​ ​way​ ​to learn​ ​the​ ​secrets​ ​of​ ​tuscan​ ​cuisine​ while ​having​ ​fun! Our tuscan cooking courses are designed to teach the basic traditional Tuscan recipes, with the intention of creating genuine dishes, using our organic products and km zero pasta.

We have been farming and producing organic products for over 25 years, with a great deal of respect to the environment and personal health. We produce pasta using our organic flour, extra virgin olive oil made with our organic olives, sauces, jams, and mustards all prepared directly with fruits and vegetables grown in our gardens and picked by hand.

Our fruit trees and vegetable gardens are completely organic, thus we do not use either pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Each tuscan cooking course begins with a brief description, then, when possible, the picking of the necessary ingredients from our vegetable and herb gardens.*

We teach the entire process of particular dishes from start to finish!

The tuscan cooking courses are taught by our chef and take place in our kitchen restaurant. Together we will also prepare products which are available to buy directly from us or from our shop online: http://shop.diacceroni.com/

The cooking courses are open to all, adults and children, and each participant will receive a cooking kit which consists of an apron and a chef hat.

At the end of the course all participants will eat the dishes that they have prepared together.

Each participant will receive a certificate of participation.**

*Weather permitting.

**The certificate is not official.

Course Price: € 65 

Reduced Price: € 50
Age: under 12 years

Duration of the course: approximately 3 hours.

Our tuscan cooking courses

Fresh pasta course

Homemade pasta is not just food, it’s a lifestyle. It’s what memories of holidays, festivities and seemingly endless Sunday lunches are made of. Fresh homemade pasta is a necessary skill in many Italian households, and especially in Tuscany!

At Diacceroni, our chefs and their families have been making pasta for generations, no matter what part of Tuscany or Italy they come from. They’ll teach you pasta shapes you’ve never even heard of and encourage you to create your own! Are there some formats you’ve always wanted to learn how to make? From tortellini to tagliatelle, there’s no limit to what you’ll learn!...

Cooking courses are open to cooks of all levels and include a free welcome kit of a Diacceroni chef hat and matching apron. Choose exactly what you want to learn to make from our extensive list of options, or make a request if you don’t see what you want to cook.

At the end of the class, you will enjoy a meal of what you’ve cooked and more, all while enjoying a panoramic view of the country side on our restaurant terrace (weather permitting). You will also receive a Diacceroni certificate of completion of the course, ready to show off to your friends and family back home!

Traditional Lasagna course

One of the most popular dishes, known and replicated all over the world and religiously eaten by Italians on Sundays: lasagna. Our chefs have been making it with their families for generations and are ready to share their precious knowledge with you. Are you ready to get your hands dirty and create new memories with your family and friends? Learn how to prepare the perfect bechamel, tender pasta and flavorful ragu: the best mixture for classic comfort food....

Cooking courses are open to cooks of all levels and include a free welcome kit of a Diacceroni chef hat and matching apron. Choose exactly what you want to learn to make from our extensive list of options, or make a request if you don’t see what you want to cook.

At the end of the class, you will enjoy a meal of what you’ve cooked and more, all while enjoying a panoramic view of the countryside on our restaurant terrace (weather permitting). You will also receive a Diacceroni certificate of completion of the course, ready to show off to your friends and family back home!

Meat Ragu course

If there was ever a recipe that came from the heart, meat ragu is just that. It’s smell perfumes the entire house and instantly brings back wonderful memories of meals with family that warm you from the inside out. The temptation to dunk a piece of bread into the large pot slowly boiling will overcome you just as it did during childhood. Relive memories and make new ones with Diacceroni’s ragu course!...

Cooking courses are open to cooks of all levels and include a free welcome kit of a Diacceroni chef hat and matching apron. Choose exactly what you want to learn to make from our extensive list of options, or make a request if you don’t see what you want to cook.

At the end of the class, you will enjoy a meal of what you’ve cooked and more, all while enjoying a panoramic view of the countryside on our restaurant terrace (weather permitting). You will also receive a Diacceroni certificate of completion of the course, ready to show off to your friends and family back home!

Vegetable Sauce course

Among the many facets of Tuscan cuisine lies the classic vegetarian ‘salsa’ that comes together with delicate seasonings, your favorite vegetables and a little time. It only takes a few steps to make this delicious and colorful sauce.

Learn to make this healthy treat during this cooking course!...

Cooking courses are open to cooks of all levels and include a free welcome kit of a Diacceroni chef hat and matching apron. Choose exactly what you want to learn to make from our extensive list of options, or make a request if you don’t see what you want to cook.

At the end of the class, you will enjoy a meal of what you’ve cooked and more, all while enjoying a panoramic view of the countryside on our restaurant terrace (weather permitting). You w ill also receive a Diacceroni certificate of completion of the course, ready to show off to your friends and family back home!

Potato Gnocchi course

Have you ever hand made gnocchi and touched the soft pillowy dough? Gnocchi are typically eaten for lunch on Thursdays in Italy, their dedicated holy day. Since the “nonne” of our Diacceroni chefs aren’t jealous of their recipes, they whispered the secrets of the perfect fluffy pasta to us, and we can’t wait to share them with you....

It only takes a couple of ingredients, patience and a bit of skill. Here at Diacceroni, we will teach you all you need to know about gnocchi! Cooking courses are open to cooks of all levels and include a free welcome kit of a Diacceroni chef hat and matching apron. Choose exactly what you want to learn to make from our extensive list of options, or make a request if you don’t see what you want to cook.

At the end of the class, you will enjoy a meal of what you’ve cooked and more, all while enjoying a panoramic view of the countryside on our restaurant terrace (weather permitting). You will also receive a Diacceroni certificate of completion of the course, ready to show off to your friends and family back home!

Pizza course

Is there anyone who’s never had pizza? We’ve never heard of such a thing. Learn to make this international favorite in the country that invented it! Although her majesty ‘la pizza’ was created in Naples, every Italian region has their spin on it. At Diacceroni, you’ll learn how to make the classic version and then experiment with your own toppings and creations....

The trick to a perfect pizza? Good ingredients, patience, semplicity and love. Lose yourself in the world of pizza at Diacceroni and bring home skills that will make you everyone’s new favorite dinner party host or hostess!

Cooking courses are open to cooks of all levels and include a free welcome kit of a Diacceroni chef hat and matching apron. Choose exactly what you want to learn to mak e from our extensive list of options, or make a request if you don’t see what you want to cook.

At the end of the class, you will enjoy a meal of what you’ve cooked and more, all while enjoying a panoramic view of the countryside on our restaurant terrace (weather permitting). You will also receive a Diacceroni certificate of completion of the course, ready to show off to your friends and family back home!

Tuscan Soup course

The origins of this dish date back to the Middle Ages when the nobles used to eat their dishes inside the so called “canteens”. Once the lunch was over, the leftover bread was given to the servants, who combined it with any vegetables they had and boiled it to obtain a hearty and tasty soup. Many Italian dishes were created this way: fueled by necessity but developed with creativity....

Still today, Tuscan soup is a dish often made at home with leftovers. During this cooking class you will learn to make this comfort food from another age. Cooking courses are open to cooks of all levels and include a free welcome kit of a Diacceroni chef hat and matching apron. Choose exactly what you want to learn to make from our extensive list of options, or make a request if you don’t see what you want to cook.

At the end of the class, you will enjoy a meal of what you’ve cooked and more, all while enjoying a panoramic view of the countryside on our restaurant terrace (weather permitting).

You will also receive a Diacceroni certificate of completion of the course, ready to show off to your friends and family back home!

Eggplant Parmesan course

Even naming this dish will get you a standing ovation. It’s the queen of favorite Italian dishes, each family proud of their own rendition. It profumes of southern Italy, summer, the sun and long lazy lunches with friends. The origins of the name ‘parmigiana’ derive from the Sicilian ‘parmiciana’ which in dialect refers to the layered wood on window shutters. In fact, that’s exactly how the slices of eggplant are layered in this dish....

Curious to learn more about the dish and cook it yours elf? In this course, our chefs will enchant you with family stories and culinary history while passing generations old skills to you that you can take home and impress your friends with. Cooking courses are open to cooks of all levels and include a free welcome kit of a Diacceroni chef hat and matching apron. Choose exactly what you want to learn to make from our extensive list of options, or make a request if you don’t see what you want to cook.

At the end of the class, you will enjoy a meal of what you’ve cooked and more, all while enjoying a panoramic view of the countryside on our restaurant terrace (weather permitting). You will also receive a Diacceroni certificate of completion of the course, ready to show off to your friends andfamily back home

Steamed Wild Boar with Olives course

Wild boar is an important part of Tuscan cuisine and has always been part of our culinary traditions. Grandmothers all over the region cook this wild meat steamed and served with olives traditionally for Christmas: a real treat!...

At Diacceroni, we want to open our doors to let you discover this beautiful region’s delicious food culture, intertwined with its fascinating history. Our local chefs were taught by their own grandmothers to cook this iconic dish and will show you how to slowly cook this wild meat to make it tender and flavorful, following the traditional recipe.

After the cooking class, you will enjoy a dinner featuring the dish you made while enjoying views of the Tuscan countryside on our panoramic restaurant terrace. It’s the best way to celebrate your new cooking skills

Cantuccini course

Cantuccini, the iconic Italian cookies, with their almond-y crunch are some of the most famous in the world. Many have tried to decipher their crispy secret ever since they were recognized with anI.G.P. certification in 2015....

The recipe seems simple: eggs, sugar, flour and almonds but it’s the method that sets them apart from the rest. Learn how to make these sweets rich of culture and history and find out the secret to making them so crispy during our cooking class with local Tuscan chefs.

After the cooking class, you will enjoy a dinner featuring the dish you made while enjoying views of the Tuscan countryside on our panoramic restaurant terrace. It’s the best way to celebrate your new cooking skills!

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