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We offer more than 15 different hands-on Cooking Classes or Courses (max 6 pers.) in Italy near Venice: recommended by The New York Times as one of the top things to do in Venice Italy.Mama Isa's Cooking Classes Venice Italy recommended by NYTimes

 

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A taste of Italy for Foodies and Foodie Travelers!

Hands-on Cooking Classes are taught in English or in Italian!

ZDF (German television) filmed a documentary about the art of pasta making at Mama Isa's Cooking School!!!!Mama Isa makes fresh pasta and ZDF - German television - filmed a documentary

 

Italy is one of the most popular culinary destination. So if you are planning a journey to Italy, in Veneto region (Venice, Padua, Verona, Treviso, Vicenza), take a cooking class with Mama Isa! Remember: the cookery courses and the culinary tourism are increasingly trendy in the world. About the Culinary Tourism in Italy, read our article on The Daily Meal (October 22nd, 2012): "17 Great Reasons to Take a Cooking Class in Italy".

Taste the traditional Italian food through hands-on cooking classes! Join us in one of Mama Isa's Cooking Classes in Venice area Italy and discover the true secrets behind authentic home-style Italian recipes. Mama Isa offers more than 15 cooking classes from beginning to advanced in Padova, Veneto region, North Italy.

Mama Isa's Cooking Classes Venice: a Must Do for Foodies in Italy!

Completely hands-on Cooking Classes or Cooking Courses near Venice  for one to one or in a small group (maximum 6 people). We are the only one in-home Cooking School in Venice area where you can get personalized attention and individual instruction from Chef. The atmosphere is friendly, fun, relaxed and warm to make you feel comfortable and at home. Mama Isa ensures you'll receive personal attentio.

Book your Cookery Class in Italy today! Book your Cooking Class in Italy today! Mama Isa's Cooking Classes

Mama Isa's Cookery Courses near Venice Italy are located in Padova!!!! A wide range of hands-on Cooking Classes that highlight the Italian Food, the Italian Cuisine, the Italian Customs, the Italian Culture and the history of traditional Italian Hospitality!!!

Mama Isa offers hands-on Italian cooking lessons for individuals, for couples, for small groups of friends or foodies travelling together. Every cooking class will give you the overview of a typical Italian food using local ingredients with classic home-style cooking recipes.

Mama Isa's Cooking Classes Venice are fun: a great thing to do during your journey Venice. The Mama Isa's dishes are very simple and yummy and healthy.

While you’re on vacation in Venice, take a break and soak up a little culture with Mama Isa's Cooking Class.

Vegetarian Cooking Classes in Venice &Vegan Cooking Classes in Venice

Special Dietary Requirements Cooking Classes in Venice

Romantic Cooking Classes in Venice for couples or newlyweds

Healthy Organic Cooking Classes in Italy

Combine your journey with the opportunity to learn how to cook delicious local Italian recipes!

Mama Isa's Cooking Classes in Italy near Venice in Padova

Mama Isa is a Cookery Teacher, a Private Chef, an Italian Teacher near Venice, in Padova. She is also the owner of one of the most famous closed-door restaurant in Italy.

Mama Isa: Padova, Italy: "One of the 9 chicest and most coveted underground dinners or closed-door restaurant in the world" (recommended by Fox News and The Daily Meal!)

Welcome to Mama Isa's Cooking Courses in Venice area

Mama Isa's Tagliatelle

Cooking Classes gain increasingly popularity as vacation activity!!!!

Cooking Classes are great gift ideas. The Cooking Classes have now become popular and a new phenomenon all over in the world. So if you are planning to come to Italy, Mama Isa offers you a wide range of Cookery Courses.

Hands-on Cooking Classes in Padova, in the region of Veneto (Italy)

Pizza Making Classes in Venice with Mama IsaThe hands-on cooking lessons with Mama Isa are friendly, easy to follow, and pure fun.

Italian Cuisine is  one of the most famous cuisine on the planet. Italian gastronomy culture is simple and many of the best recipes can also be handed down by you. In Italy there is an incredible variety of dishes, tastes and colours!!! "Italian Food is good not just for tasting but also it is good for YOU and for YOUR HEALTH": Read more on The Daily Meal (October 2nd, 2012): "Is Italian Food one of the yummiest and healthiest food on the planet?"

Come to learn the Mama Isa's dishes, most of which have been in her family. Italy is famous about THE ART OF PASTA MAKING HOMEMADE: come to learn how to make the real egg fresh pasta ("Fettuccine" Italian Egg noodles, "Tagliatelle", "Ravioli", "Lasagna", "Pappardelle", "Tagliolini", "Fettuccin", "Tortelloni", "Agnolotti", "Gnocchi", "Gnocchi di Zucca - Squash Gnocchi", "Pici", "Garganelli", "Mafaldine", "Spaghetti Alla Chitarra", "Trenette", "Tagliolini", "Tortellini", "Bow-Tie Pasta Farfalle",   "Ravioli", "Mezzelune"). About the Art of Pasta Making in Italy see the article written by Mama Isa on The Daily Meal (August 27th, 2012). The art of Making Fresh Pasta Venice Italy

At Mama Isa's in-home Cookery School you'll learn about 'real' Italian food and the real Italian Gastronomy. 

For guests with special dietary requirements  such as religious reasons or medical reasons, Mama Isa offers a selection of special cooking classes, specially prepared just for you!!!!!!

Mama Isa speaks English, but if you want to learn Italian, she can cook speaking in Italian. 

You will learn to cook delicious family's recipes and revisit the classic Italian recipes. Learn the art of Italian cooking: you'll become an Italian pizza-maker or an Italian pasta maker too.

Mama Isa prefers to use the most fresh and authentic ingredients. She never uses prepackaged foods. Mama Isa does this for passion for you, because Isa wants you to enjoy preparing food, tasting the fruits of your class and eating very well.

And remember..... Eating a nice home cooked meal is a marvellous experience.

When you return home, you'll have the confidence and skills to prepare an Italian lunch or an Italian dinner for your family or your friends.

Gnocchi Making Classes Venice Italy with Mama Isa

Cook, Eat and Travel in any season:

Come to Mama Isa's Cooking Courses Italy in any season: in summer come and  learn to make refreshing salads, a great range of starters, "fettuccine", "tagliatelle" or "linguine al pesto" and delicious desserts ("tiramisu" or "frittelle alla veneziana"); in autumn or in winter, and we will prepare some of the warm Italian risottos ("risotto ai funghi", "risotto di zucca"...) or "arancini" or "gnocchi" or soups ("zuppa di fagioli", "classic minestrone") that keep you warm. Come in spring we will prepare many first courses of pasta ("pasta al forno", "lasagna", "pasta alla amatriciana", "spaghetti alla carbonara", "gnocchi al pesto", "fettuccine", "tagliatelle al ragù", "gnocchi di patate", "ravioli"...). Fresh Pasta Making Class VeniceMama Isa's cooking lessons vary with the season and always cover the Italian menu from the starters to the desserts. During her hands-on cooking lesson you'll learn to prepare homemade bread pane, the real thin and crust pizza, antipasto, fresh pastas, risottos, main courses and some of the most famous Italian desserts: Tiramisù or Struffoli, or Bugie or other Italian sweets ("Frittelle alla Veneziana", Zabaglione, Zuppa Inglese, Crostate, Galani....)!!! 

Mama Isa has many types of cooking courses focused on "the art of Making Fresh Pasta", "Homemade PIZZA", "Homemade BREAD and FOCACCIA", on the most famous Italian dishes.

Classic Cooking Classes in Venice area - Cooking Lessons Padova:

1- The half-day cooking classes, 5 hours and a meal included. This cooking lesson consists to Bread Baking Classes Italy with Mama Isa near Venice prepare a 4-course menu: a ANTIPASTO starter, a PRIMO PIATTO first course, a CONTORNO salad and a DESSERT. There are two solutions: the morning cooking lesson begins at 10:00 am and ends at approximately 3:00 pm with a lunch; the afternoon cooking lesson begins at 3.00 pm and ends at 8.00 pm with a dinner. But we can offer cooking class in the evening (on demand). Every students will receive a folder of class recipes plus, get to enjoy the fruits of lesson with a meal and a fine selection of red or white Italian wines. There are also FISH, SHELLFISH AND SEAFOOD COOKING LESSONS or VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASSES or VEGAN COOKING CLASSES or HEALTHY ORGANIC COOKING CLASSES on demand by email.

2- The full-day cooking classes, 7-8 hours and a meal included. This cooking lesson consists to prepare a 6-course menu (FOCACCIA from scratch or BREAD HOMEMADE from scratch, a ANTIPASTO appetizer, a PRIMO PIATTO first course - pasta, risotto or soup -, a CONTORNO salad, a SECONDO PIATTO second course,  and DESSERT). There are two chance: the morning cooking lesson begins at 9:00 am and ends at approximately 4:30 pm with a lunch; the afternoon cooking lesson begins at 2.00 pm and ends at 9.30 pm with a dinner. But we can offer cooking class in the evening (on demand). Every students will receive a folder of class recipes plus, get to enjoy the fruits of lesson with a meal and a fine selection of red or white Italian wines. There are also FISH, SHELLFISH AND SEAFOOD COOKING LESSONS There are also FISH, SHELLFISH AND SEAFOOD COOKING LESSONS or VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASSES or VEGAN COOKING CLASSES or HEALTHY ORGANIC COOKING CLASSES on demand by email.

3- The Pizza Making Classes in Venice area
The Pizza Making ClassesPizza Making Classes Venice Italy with Mama Isa 5 hours and a meal included  with many types of pizzas and a fine selection of red or white Italian wines or beer. Mama Isa will teach you the professional techniques for all stages of making the true Italian pizza. Remember the history of PIZZA is very, very interesting: in the late of eighteen century in Naples the word PIZZA was a kind of pie, with extra virgin olive oil and cooked in a hot oven. In 1830 Alexandre Dumas, the famous French author of "The Three Musketeers" and many other famous works, visited Naples and wrote that the PIZZA was sold from Neapolitan market stalls. But only in 1889 when Margherita of Savoy, the Italian queen, visited Naples, she tasted a type of pizza prepared in honour of the Margherita's visit. So the real pizza was born featuring tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and basil. The name was "the Margherita Pizza", in the honour of Margherita. In the Pizza Class a meal is included  with the pizza's dishes, starters, salad and vegetables, dessert and a fine selection of red or white Italian wines or beer. There are also FISH, SHELLFISH AND SEAFOOD PIZZA MAKING LESSONS or VEGETARIAN PIZZA MAKING CLASSES or VEGAN PIZZA MAKING CLASSES or HEALTHY ORGANIC PIZZA MAKING CLASSES on demand by email.

4- The Fresh Pasta Making Classes in Venice area

The Fresh Pasta Making ClassesPasta Making Class Venice Italy with Mama Isafive hours and a meal with the fresh homemade pasta's dishes produced  and a fine selection of red or white Italian wines. THE ART OF MAKING FRESH PASTA IN VENICE ITALY (without pasta machine): One of the best things to do in Venice. Is food a big part of your vacations? Do you like the Culinary Tourism? Take a Pasta Making Class in Italy near Venice (5 hours of cooking lesson plus a meal). Come to learn how to make by your hands (without pasta machine, only with a rolling pin, poplar wood board and a rectangular knife) the real fresh homemade PASTA with soft wheat flour (type 00) and eggs. Pasta is one of the symbol of Italian food. It has many shapes (fettuccine, tagliatelle, ravioli, tortellini, maltagliati, garganelli, gnocchi, mafaldine, agnolotti, tortellini, mezzelune, bow-tie pasta, pici, cavatelli....). Mama Isa, the Chef, is a working pasta specialist (called SFOGLINA, this name identifies the woman makes homemade pasta without pasta machine) and she can teach how to make with your hands FETTUCCINE, TAGLIATELLE, SPAGHETTI, TORTELLINI, MALTAGLIATI, GARGANELLI, TRENETTE, PICI, GNOCCHI DI PATATE, CANNELLONI, LASAGNA, STROZZAPRETI......... Come to eat the real fresh pasta, not the pasta that you eat and which is usually factory made. With Mama Isa you'll taste an exceptional product, the real fresh TAGLIATELLE, FETTUCCINI, the fruit of the pasta lesson! Spend a special day to attend Mama Isa's Pasta Class, in Venice area (ITALY).  Lasagna at Mama Isa's Cooking Classes in Italy near VeniceMama Isa's Pasta Classes fill up very quickly, please make sure to reserve in advance. There are also FISH, SHELLFISH AND SEAFOOD PASTA MAKING LESSONS or VEGETARIAN PASTA MAKING CLASSES or VEGAN PASTA MAKING CLASSES or HEALTHY ORGANIC PASTA MAKING CLASSES on demand by email.

5- The Bread Making Classes in Venice area

The Bread Making Classes without bread machine: (5 hours plus a meal) is designed for foodies or Italian bread lovers (ciabatta lovers, focaccia bread lovers) interested in learning the craft of an Italian mama bread making. Mama Isa shows how to work with fresh yeast, how to make a good fermentation, how to mix, how to knead, how to fold, how to shape a loaf, how to proof and how to retard. CIABATTA was born relatively recently around the 1950's in Veneto region, in Northern Italy, near Rovigo; the word means an angular and flat bread looks a bit like a "slipper", ciabatta in Italian. Today ciabatta is baked all around the world (with different names: giabatta, chiapatta, chapata). This hands on bread making class will show you how to make two or three classic Italian breads: PANINO (an Italian sandwich made on a small loaf of bread), CIABATTA, FOCACCIA BREAD.... Isa can teach you what is the best temperature and the importance of humidity. You will be making the true Italian loaves (CIABATTA, FOCACCIA, PANINI...), breads using both fresh yeast. The participants will make a delicious Mama Isa's FOCACCIA BREAD, CIABATTA, PANINO, OLIVE BREAD, YELLOW BREAD, CORNETTI BREAD etcetera. In the Bread Making Class a meal is included with the bread's dishes, starters, salad, vegetables, dessert and a fine selection of red or white Italian wines or beer. Contact us for more info
6- The Pastry and Dessert Classes in Venice area

The Pastry and Dessert Classes: 2-3 hours or 5 hours with the teatime included. This course is designed for Italian dessert lovers and Mama Isa shows how to make the true Italian ZABAGLIONE, CROSTATA, CANNOLI, FRITTELLE alla Veneziana, the typical Italian cookies, cakes, sweets and chocolate desserts (STRUDEL with whipped cream, ZUPPA INGLESE...). The dessert class begins at 3.00 pm and ends at approximately at 6.00 pm (or 5 hours on demand). Teatime with three dessert and a cup of tea or a cup of coffee or Prosecco wine or a fine Sweet Italian wine included. But we can offer Pastry class in the evening (on demand).

7- The Tiramisu Classes in Venice areaTiramisu Class Venice Italy

Tiramisu Classes: two or three hours with the teatime included. Mama Isa teaches how to make the real Tiramisu. Tiramisu was born relatively recently, around the mid-twentieth century in Venice. My Grandma Elisa taught me how to make a delicious Tiramisu. The tiramisu class begins at 3.00 pm and ends at approximately at 6.00 pm. But we can offer Tiramisu class in the evening (on demand). Teatime with the fruit of lesson, the tiramisu, and a cup of tea or a cup of coffee or Prosecco or a fine Sweet Italian wine or Limoncello included. More info about Tiramisu Class.

8- The Solo Travelers Cooking Classes in Venice area

SOLO TRAVELERS COOKING CLASSES: Mama Isa offers SOLO TRAVELERS COOKING CLASSES on demand.

9- The Cooking Classes Only for Women in Venice area

COOKING CLASSES ONLY FOR WOMEN: Mama Isa offers SOLO TRAVELERS COOKING CLASSES on demand.

10- The Vegetarian Cooking Classes in Venice area

VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASSES IN VENICE: Mama Isa offers VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASSES on demand. For more info click here. Contact us by email.

 

11- The Vegan Cooking Classes in Venice area

VEGAN COOKING CLASSES IN VENICE: Mama Isa offers VEGAN COOKING CLASSES on demand. Contact us by email.

12- The Healthy Organic Cooking Classes in Venice area

HEALTHY ORGANIC COOKING CLASSES IN VENICE: Mama Isa offers HEALTHY ORGANIC COOKING CLASSES on demand. Contact us by email.

13- The Romantic Cooking Classes for Couples in Venice area

ROMANTIC COOKING CLASSES IN VENICE FOR COUPLES: Are you a food-loving couple? Are you planning your honeymoon in Venice? Venice is one of the most popular honeymoon destination in the world: many newlywed couples wish to take a romantic cooking class in Italy Venice to discover together the Italian flavors and Italian food, enjoying to cook some of the most popular Italian dishes and tasting the fruit of the cooking lessons together. Mama Isa offers "romantic cooking class in Italy" that combine cooking instruction with special romantic food and relaxation. My cooking classes are often a perfect wedding present, or a birthday present for your girlfriend or a romantic gift for your husband or for your wife or for a wedding anniversary or for your romantic first date. If you are looking for exciting and new things to do in Venice (Italy) and you are tired of "normal" activities: take a romantic cooking class in Venice. Contact me if you are interested about more info about ROMANTIC COOKING CLASSES IN VENICE FOR COUPLES click here or send an  email.

Romantic Cooking Classes Venice Italy

 

14- Private Cooking Classes in Venice area to fulfill any special dietary need (such as religious reasons or medical reasons or dietary reasons)

COOKING CLASSES IN VENICE FOR ANY SPECIAL DIETARY NEED: Mama Isa offers COOKING CLASSES in Venice for guests with special dietary requirements such as religious reasons (ASIAN VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASS in Venice, HINDU COOKING CLASS in Venice, MUSLIM COOKING CLASS in Venice, VEGETARIAN JAIN COOKING CLASS in Venice, JEWISH KOSHER COOKING CLASS in Venice, STRICT INDIAN VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASS in Venice, HALAL COOKING CLASS in Venice) or medical reasons or dietary reasons (BLAND COOKING CLASS in Venice, GLUTEN FREE COOKING CLASS in Venice, DIABETIC COOKING CLASS in Venice, LOW CALORIES COOKING CLASS in Venice, LOW FAT COOKING CLASS in Venice, LOW SODIUM COOKING CLASS in Venice, NON LACTOSE COOKING CLASS in Venice NUT OR PEANUT ALLERGIES COOKING CLASS in Venice) on demand. Contact Mama Isa by email.

15- Risotto Cooking Classes in Venice area Italy

RISOTTO CLASSES IN VENICE area ITALY: Mama Isa offers RISOTTO COOKING CLASSES for risotto lovers on demand. During this specific risotto cooking class, Mama Isa will teach you how to make the real, creamy and special Italian Risotto. Contact Mama Isa by email. Mama Isa's Risotto Cooking Class in Venice Italy

 

16- Italian Sauces Classes in Venice area Italy Baked Pasta at Mama Isa's Cooking Classes in Italy Venice

ITALIAN SAUCES CLASSES IN VENICE ITALY: Mama Isa offers ITALIAN SAUCES CLASSES for Italian sauces lovers on demand. During this specific sauces class, Mama Isa will teach you how to make a few of the most famous Italian sauces (pesto sauce, ragu' bolognese sauce, puttanesca sauce, salmoriglio sauce, arrabbiata sauce, carbonara sauce, amatriciana sauce, norma sauce, bechamel sauce, clams sauce, marinara sauce....). You'll learn how to make the real Pasta al Forno Baked Pasta!!! Contact Mama Isa by email.

17- Gluten Free Cooking Classes in Italy near Venice for Celiacs or Gluten Sensitivity: Mama Isa offers Gluten Free COOKING CLASSES for people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity on demand. During this specific class, Mama Isa will teach you how to cook a delicious Italian Meal gluten free. Contact Mama Isa by email.

18- Arancini Cooking Classes in Venice area Italy Arancini Class at Mama Isa's Cooking Classes Italy Venice

ARANCINI MAKING CLASSES IN VENICE ITALY: Mama Isa offers ARANCINI MAKING CLASSES for arancini lovers on demand. During this special cooking class, Mama Isa will teach you how to make the real Arancini, one of the most famous Italian dish! Contact Mama Isa by email.

 

19- Gelato Cooking Classes in Venice area Italy Gelato Class

GELATO MAKING CLASSES IN VENICE ITALY: Mama Isa offers GELATO MAKING CLASSES for gelato lovers on demand. During this special cooking class, Mama Isa will teach you how to make the real Italian Gelato! Contact Mama Isa by email.

 Gelato Class

If you would like to attend any of our cooking classes send an email, Mama Isa will respond to your request within 24-48 hours. If no dates are shown at the moment, please still send an email with your wish, the exact date or period and your interest about a cooking class!!!

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For more informations and if you want to book a class: send now an email

About special dietary requirements, Mama Isa is specialized for people with special food needs such as Muslims, Jewish, and Hindus. About questions and inquires contact Mama Isa at: isacookinpadua (at) gmail (dot) com

Mama Isa is always flexible about the menu and about the time!!

The menu will be adapted on your tastes!

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Hot off the Press! Press Releases

About Mama Isa's Supper Club Padova Italy

Written by FoxNews - Published January 24, 2012 Fox  News recommends Mama Isa's Cooking Classes

"Secret supper clubs worth checking out".

"If you haven’t already heard, the cool kids are bypassing Michelin stars and permanent menus in favor of a new brand of mystery and exclusivity. They’ve eschewed guidebook-listed restaurants and instead have turned to insiders’ word of mouth to discover this new trend of secret dinner clubs set in private homes and offbeat locations, and look to score a coveted invitation. Why forgo the temples of cuisine in favor of the unknown? Easy: You remember the people you meet on your travels long after the last crumb disappears from your plate".

Mama Isa: Padova, Italy: "One of the 9 chicest and most coveted Underground Dinners in the world" Dine at one of the most famous closed-door restaurant in Europe!

Gather around a table with four other guests, Mama Isa herself, and her family, for an hours-long taste of Mama's Italian cooking. Dinners are held in her apartment, which she calls an "anti-anti-restaurant." 

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Written by The Daily Meal - Published January 9, 2012

9 Underground Dinners You’ve Never Heard Of. 

The latest in ultra-hip dining are clandestine, moveable feasts. The Daily Meal review about Mama Isa Supper Club These are nine of the chicest and most coveted underground dinners around the world — a starter kit to the trend, if you will...

Mama Isa Supper Club in Padova - Italy. See the review and Mama Isa's Slideshow

A closed-door Restaurant in Venice area Italy | Isa Cook in Padua

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