Mamma's cooking course takes place in her private home, situated on a clifftop, 1000 feet above the sea level, a very gracious home that majestically overlooks the Amalfi
Coastline, with wonderful terraces and a spacious garden full of lemon trees, fruit trees, flowers, vegetables and poultry. She produces nearly all the food that she cooks!!
“Mamma” has been the chef for many major Hollywood actors and actress, Humphrey Bogart, Anita Eckberg, Richard Burton, Lyz Taylor, Fred Astaire, Charles Cubbon, Van Efflin, Federico Fellini (big pasta e fagioli eater ), Jaqueline Kennedy ( 1962 in Ravello ), Marcello Mastroianni, and for important international journalists, writers, politicians such as Susanna Agnelli.
She has a special gift for cooking and will show you how to create many wonderful pasta, including her own special recipes. Ingredients used include veal, fish, chicken and seasonal vegetables, while dishes demonstrated include pizzas, cakes, traditional marmalade and conserves.
You will learn the secrets of traditional Italian Cuisine in a relaxing, friendly and warm atmosphere.
Every day at the end of the lesson you will be able to taste the various recipes and enjoy some of the best local wine, while sitting on a breathtaking terrace overlooking the Mediterranean sea.
At the end of the course you will be able to cook wonderful Italian meals for yourself, your family, friends, partners etc.;
organise Italian evening; or just follow a natural Mediterranean diet which is known to be one of the
healthiest in the World.
Italian Cooking Classes in Ravello, Italy
The world famous city of music, history and enchanting sights overlooking the Amalfi Coast.
Program of the cooking class
h 10.30 a.m.: welcome meeting with Mamma, with her
world famous “Lemon cake”.
h 11.00: starts a 3 hours (from 10.30 a.m. to 13.00 p.m.)
demonstration cooking course.
h 13.00 to h 13.30: visit of the garden and it is possible to pick your own vegetables, lemons or just enjoy the beauty of the
garden and the view.
h 13.30 to h 15.00: lunch on the beautiful terrace of Mamma's home facing the Mediterranean sea and tasting the
food you personally cooked.
The students will receive upon arrival an apron, folder with
Mamma’s recipes, block notes and pen.
An interpreter/hostess will assist them during the cooking class
and will serve lunch at the end of the class and gives
information if requested
1st day cooking class’ menu
Eggplant parmigiana, with fresh mozzarella and parmigiano
cheese, fresh basil and tomato sauce
Zucchini’s flowers stuffed with cheese
Eggplant rolls with rocket and parmigiano cheese
Penne’s pasta all’arrabbiata (spicy sauce)
Spaghetti of the farmer with garlic, black and green olives,
Pasta with zucchini or vegetable of the season
Mamma Agata’s chicken with lemon
Mamma’s lemon cake
During the cooking class the students will also be invited to
taste the sauces, the aubergine, dry tomatoes and olives
under oil product from Mamma Agata. They also will be invited
to taste different cheese product of the region (mozzarella’s,