Market and Homecooking


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Local Experience, Shopping, Food and Wine


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



Spanish (conversational), German (advanced), French (advanced), English (fluent)

Join us in a unique cooking class experience, from the shopping in the market square back home ready to enjoy the cooking class!In a private house/apartment, in La Spezia or the neighbourhood, Emily is happy to open her recipe book and share her family's favorite dishes. In your cooking class you'll discover the secrets of authentic Ligurian and Italian cuisine using recipes passed from granfather to mother to daughter through generations. Menus may vary on the season and include an antipasto, pasta and dessert or Antipasto main course and desert. All recipes are easy and you will be able to recreate them back home.


From the meeting point we will go to the market square where we will buy our fresh ingredients to prepare your lunch. After shopping we will go home to start a typical italian home cooking and you will enjoy the food you prepare. After lunch you have the chance to enjoy the rest of the day in the city.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: You can meet me, your guide directly at the market square in La Spezia or I can come to pick you at your hotel or we can meet each other in any other location sounds good for you.

End location: The cooking class will end in the house you will cook, of course in case you need I can come with you to the train station or any other location you need.

Duration: 5 hours

The time can vary according to the menu you choose to prepare, to the time we spend to the market.


The transportation will be by taxi from the Market Square to the place where the cooking class will take place.

What’s Included

Other: Apron, recipes booklet, the food you prepared according to the menu you choose,water, a bottle of local wine, taxi from the market to the cooking place.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 EUR - Almost everything is already included in the cooking class, by the way if during our shopping in the maket you would like to buy somenthing you need cash as nobody accept credit card.
You might need money to pay the taxi after your lunch.

What’s Extra

Other: Personal items you would like to buy during our shopping in the market square.
Taxi after cooking class
Taxi to the meeting point


I am not a driver. I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

An absolutely amazing day! The best Italian Cuisine and best stuffed Mussels I've ever had prepared by the coolest Grandmas!!
Ronald Reisz

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