If any of you know my middlest, you know she loooooves pasta. If given the opportunity to learn to cook fresh pasta in Italy there truly isn’t an option to say no! We booked our tours online with a company called Florencetown. We were really happy with the experience and the cost!
It was going to be a long day so we had to start off early. It was an hours drive into Florence and we were supposed to be there around 10 in the morning. The tour was supposed to begin with a trip to the central market to buy ingredients and then head to the kitchen in town to begin lessons. However, we were late. In case you didn’t know, finding parking in Florence is quite difficult. This was one time where being late paid off. Since the regular class, the one we paid for, was so full, they were offering the latecomers a free upgrade to a smaller class that’s held in the country at a true Tuscan estate. Score 🙂 Annalea was SUPER excited!
Here we are having a snack at the market!
Then we took a drive out to the estate. It took about forty minutes or so and it was just a stunning drive. I’m so glad that I wasn’t the one driving so I could stare out the window!
Donning our aprons and washing up we began preparations for the days work. On the menu was some homemade tagliatelle, simple ragu, tiramisu, caprese salad, and wine. Annalea really enjoyed making and decorating her dessert!