Cooking classes in Italy: fun hands-on Italian cooking lessons and culinary vacations

Let’s Cook in Umbria: Cooking classes in Italy, Culinary Holidays and Tours



Immerse yourself in the rhythms and beauty of farm life through Let’s Cook in Umbria’s Italian cookery classes and cultural activities.
Since 2005 we have been offering an authentic cooking experience, set in a real farmhouse located in the heart of Italy surrounded by rolling hills, vineyards and olive trees, and steeped in Etruscan and Medieval history. This is the perfect place to learn about authentic Italian food, touring beautiful art sites and relaxing in the gardens or by the pool.



Welcome to our Farm – Cooking school in Italy, Umbria near Tuscany


We aim to offer you authentic, informal and fun culinary experiences, in which you will learn to prepare traditional Italian dishes, enjoy rich and genuine meals and discover the artistic and gastronomic beauties of my region: Umbria famous as “the green heart of Italy”


Our Culinary Programs take place on my family’s farm in Perugia (Umbria region, central Italy). It is a beautiful farm (agriturismo) set in the Umbrian countryside with breathtaking views.
The accommodation is in lovely, recently renovated apartments. For our guests a wonderful swimming pool surrounded by greenery with splendid gardens to enjoy in their free time. It is the ideal location for your authentic Italian culinary holidays.




1 DAY Cooking Experience


  •  Half Day Italian Cooking Class : Learn how to make a traditional 4 courses Italian lunch learning all the basic techniques of Italian cuisine.
  • Cooking and Tour Day : Experience the entire culinary journey with a day experience that includes Italian Cooking Class followed by the lunches and private gastronomic or cultural tour.



MULTI- DAY Cooking Experience: 4 DAYS, 5 DAYS and 7 DAYS


  • Cooking Vacations  The Programs include accommodation in the lovely apartments of the farm and cooking classes followed by the lunches, free afternoons to relax and enjoy the surroundings or to do some sightseeing in the area in the free afternoons.
  • Cooking Holidays The Programs includes accommodation in  the apartments of the farmhouse, cooking lessons followed by the lunches and gastronomic or cultural excursions with minibus and guide.
  • Seasonal Tours: exclusive  5 Day Tours coinciding with special events and folklorist traditions in Umbria.

I, Raffaella, run this scenic and peaceful family farm. The cooking classes and the lunches are held in my family home. I will guide you through the preparation of simple but delicious Italian recipes and will reveal my culinary secrets.

In the farm we produce vegetables, fruits, eggs, jams, wine and extra-virgin olive oil: the same organic ingredients used to prepare the food during our cooking lessons.

All our Culinary Programs are available on request for any day, year round, based upon availability, for a minimum of two and a maximum of eight people, in order to assure a better enjoyment of each other’s company and get as much attention as possible. If you are a Solo Traveller please contact us to discuss the date you can join  a booked group.


I am waiting you to offer a truly unique culinary adventure!

Contact us for more information: +39 3406461480 or
Register early because enrollment is limited!

Enjoy The Let’s Cook in Umbria Video


Admire the beauty of my city Perugia full of history, my cooking school and my B&B surrounded by nature, vineyards and olive groves.
Taste the atmosphere of my cooking classes.

I am waiting for you in Umbria!

I encourage you to contact me for more information or further details:

Rated by KitchenSanity as top cooking school in Umbria

Recommended by The Guardian for your culinary holidays in Umbria; suggested by for your stay in Perugia

certificate excellence Tripadvisor

Next Seasonal Culinary Tours in Italy

In each season: winter, spring, summer and autumn we selected exclusive small group packages coinciding with traditional, religious or cultural Events and Festivals. Each packages include accommodation in the fam, cooking classes in Italy and guided haf day excursons.

The maximum group size is 8 people, therefore don’t hesitate to block your space.

No matter where you are from, how old are or if you are traveling solo, as a couple or with family and friends. Our group guests are united in a desire to see and experience Italy.

Easter in Italy


from  6 to 10 April 2023

A must-attend Tour for fans of all things gourmet, cooking and culture



from 24 to 28 June 2023

Experience the Medieval atmospheres in an exclusive culinary holiday

black truffle norcia


from 22 to 26 February 2023

Participate in the Black truffle Festival  and enjoy the fruits of the Umbria region

The Raffaella’s Cookbook


A journey into the world of fresh pasta, the food that symbolises Italian culinary culture. A journey into the history, mythology, geography and, of course, the ingredients that make up this staple. This book describes the techniques behind achieving perfect elastic dough, the essential tools required for shaping it and the myriad pasta varieties that can be made from it.  In the book the description of 19 pasta shapes illustrated with handmade drawings and 22 Traditional Recipes.  Each recipe is accompanied by a beautiful photograph.

Cookbook Raffaella
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