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

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.




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!

online cooking lessons

Cook Differently


Online Live Cooking Classes with Raffaella

 Bring me into your house to cook Italian recipes with you!


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 immersed in nature among 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 Holidays 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

Let’s Cook in Umbria prepared a selection of Video-Recipes to prepare authentic Italian dishes in your kitchen under the instructions of Raffaella, the chef of the cooking school Let’s Cook in Umbria.

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