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Learn to make Food Preservation and Canning in a private online class!

4.8 (5 Reviews)
Approximately 1.5 hours
English or Italian

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Your host Mirella
Mirella is excited to teach this online class where she shares her love for and knowledge of preserving and canning. Learn how to preserve and can the best of summer produce so that you can savor the taste in the winter of a robust Italian tomato sauce on pasta or fruity, jammy goodness on buttered toast. The aim of Mirella’s cooking class is to share her knowledge about food, its preparation and its Florentine and Tuscan history. Mirella lives with her husband Stefano (her partner in life and in the kitchen!) in a small town called Antella located in the South of Florence. Together they teach you the secrets of Italian cuisine they learned from their grandparents and professionally.

Highlights
  • Learn to preserve and/or can foods
  • Private, one-on-one online instruction with a Florence resident
  • Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in Florence, Italy (GMT+2))
  • Customization available for dietary restrictions or preferences
  • Recipes and ingredients list will be emailed in advance of class
  • Travel from your own home and learn Italian culinary traditions!
What will you cook together
  • Please choose 1 from the options below for your class and include it in your booking:
  • Classic Italian tomato sauce for the winter and pesto sauces
  • Classic Italian tomato sauce for the winter and jam
  • Jam, syrup and spirits (limoncello and amaro)
  • Jam and pickled and marinated vegetables
Ingredients
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  • Tomato sauce: 2 lb ripe tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, basil, garlic, salt and pepper
  • Pesto sauce: 50 leaves basil, pine nuts, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, grated parmesan, salt and pepper
  • Jam, syrup and spirits: 3-4 lbs your favorite fruit, sugar, lemons, alcohol, black tea, chamomile tea and 8-10 herbs
  • Jam and pickled vegetables: 3-4 lbs your favorite fruit, sugar, lemons, zucchinis, eggplants, mushrooms, sunflower oil, oregano, mint, extra virgin olive oil, basil, garlic, vinegar, bay leaves, peppercorns and salt

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Online Class Reviews
4.8 (5 Reviews)
Jennifer Atkinson 20 August 2020
"Mirella was a kind and knowledgeable. I wish that we could have been in the same kitchen with her!"
Julia Handel 18 August 2020
"Mirella was such a great teacher! She explained the process, was so warm, and it made me want to go to Italy ASAP. The whole family helped, and I love them all!!"
Olivia B. 19 June 2020
"I had a fantastic experience learning how to make two different kinds of pasta. I was even able to make it without a pasta maker. Mirella was super friendly and a wonderful instructor. "
Anonymous 15 June 2020
"Mirella was an awesome host! She was extremely patient, kind, and the pasta we made together was delicious. I would highly recommend this class to anyone who is looking for a fun experience."
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$30 initial guest
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HOW IT WORKS
  • Submit a request and get connected with your host
  • Pay invoice sent to your email and receive confirmation details and class link
  • Meet your host online at your agreed time for your private cooking lesson!
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before event