Florence: Italian Cooking Class, Ferragamo Museo and Gelato!

Cooking School Graduates!

Cooking School Graduates!

 

We wanted to plan something special for our last day in Florence – an Italian cooking class! We learned how to make two types of pasta (tagliatelle and ravioli), ragu, and tiramisu. The lesson started first at the San Lorenzo Market, where we received a lesson about the origins of Italian cooking a regional dishes. Waste not, want not! That’s the only way to explain the abundance of cow stomach sandwiches in Florence. The class was so much fun and of course we were able to enjoy the dishes we prepared with a red Chianti!

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Florence: Piazza del Duomo, Trattoria Sostanza, Boboli Gardens, St. Minias on the Mountain and Piazzale Michelangelo

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower

Day Five Koen and I did a lot of walking and climbing. So sore the following days!

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Florence: Trattoria da Tito, Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Oltarno, and Piazza Santo Spirito

Overlooking Florence from the Piazzale Michelangelo

Overlooking Florence from the Piazzale Michelangelo

Just got back from spending a week in Florence, Italy with my family! We don’t get to see each other so often, so why not make it even more special by heading to Tuscany for some family time?

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