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"Mandilli de Saea" invites you to your Italian holiday with cooking classes and much more. Enjoy this part of the Ligurian Riviera, close to Portofino and Cinque Terre, while learning the secrets of its local cuisine. Enjoy a superb combination of relaxation in an enchanting nature, the temptation of simple but savory food like handmade pasta with pesto or cheese Focaccia, and the thrill of being able to cook it yourself.
Casa Emma is a bright and spacious apartment with independent entrance at the first floor of a countryside villa. Located on the hill in the village of Leivi at 6 kilometers from the coast and the beaches, it enjoys a quiet and green environment along with a magnificent view over the valley.
This apartment can easily accommodate up to 5 people, offering two comfortable double bedrooms, a wide living room with fireplace and tv, sofa and armchairs, a cute dining room leading to a spacious and furnished terrace, a fully equipped kitchen and a finely tiled bathroom with shower and tub.
One extra bed can be placed in the living room. A wide, paved and sunny yard in front of the main entrance is available to the guests, along with a private parking place. Local traditional restaurants are available at 1 kilometers. A big shopping center is located at 4 kilometers. Private car is recommended.
Enjoy your Italian holidays along the Ligurian Riviera while learning the secrets of its local cuisine. A great opportunity to experience the Italian real life style along a narrow coast line between Portofino and Cinque Terre. Anna from Mandilli de Saea is pleased to welcome you to this part of Liguria, and offer tailor-made vacation stays, specifically arranged for those who love cooking in a traditional way.
You will be accommodated in a comfortable apartment in the hilly area of Chiavari overlooking the gulf. You will also be taught the art of the local cuisine and lead to experience this region through wine tastings, typical restaurants, and guided trips. Chance it, you will never regret it.
You will be introduced to the secrets of this simple but savory cuisine, while you prepare its typical dishes yourself. Each workshop will last three hours, either in the morning or in the afternoon, depending on the menu and the requests. In any case, Mandili de Saea will provide a relaxed, learning experience while creating the same atmosphere as found in typical Italian homes, also using local products.
Have real fun preparing Ligurian dishes such as Pansotti with hazelnut sauce, lasagna with pesto, stuffed vegetables, pizza with anchovies, cheese Focaccia, and much more. The cooking sessions foresee the active involvement of the participants, from a minimum of 4 to a maximum of 5 people, and will end by enjoying a tasting session or a real dinner together, wine included. The meals will be based on the dishes prepared under the friendly guide of the cook and enjoyed on Anna's cute terraced garden overlooking the gulf.
Two guided excursions of your choice are included in the price. You can choose among the followings: guided tour around Portofino area, guided tour in Genoa historical city center or guided tour at Cinque Terre. You can also choose to enjoy Anna's company who will make your stay even more interesting showing you around and sharing their Italian life style with you.
The accommodation provided for this holiday is at Casa Emma Apartment located in Leivi bove Chiavari Town (Portofino area). The cooking session can be held either in the apartment itself (village of Leivi) or in Anna's kitchen (the cook) in the village of Cogorno (the same area, at 5 kilometers from Leivi).
Dinners and lunches will be based on your cooking class. Anna's cuisine ingredients involves fresh local products, such as fresh vegetables and herbs.
Please book your flight to arrive at Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA) or Pisa Airport.
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