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Via Cavour 21 Red
Florence
Italy

+39 055 218 977

Florence Tours is a tourist agency (affiliated with a tour operator) that sells and organizes bike tours, guided tours in the historic center of Florence, and guided visits to museums and churches in Florence and Tuscany. Florence Tours provides tours with authorized guides in the following languages: Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Russian, Romanian, and Turkish. Florence Tours will gladly provide you with a detailed explanation of all available tours in order to help you find the tour that best suits your needs. Also, Florence Tours provides city and mountain bikes for rent for those wishing to explore the city on their own.

Pizza & Gelato Making

Pizza & Gelato/Bomboloni Making

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Description for Pizza & Gelato (Summer Season from April 1st-Oct 31st)

Learn how to make two of the most delicious Italian dishes: pizza and ‘gelato’. Meet our chef, learn the techniques and bring home the recipes to impress your family and friends. The class takes place in the heart of Florence. The chef will start the class by introducing the history of these Italian wonderful creations briefly. After that you will learn how to make the original Italian pizza step by step: you will be taught the tricks for tender flexible yeast dough as well as for a tasteful, yet light, tomato sauce. Our chef will show you the right way to stretch the dough and you will have the chance to do it yourself. You will make your very own pizza: you will stretch it, sauce it and finally bake it. The result will surely be the best pizza you have ever tasted! After you have become familiar with pizza you will be taught the secrets to make Italian ‘gelato’: you will get to know the basic raw ingredients and how to select the best products. You will learn about the development and application of natural colors, the heating and freezing techniques and how they have different effects on ingredients. You will soon realize how easily you can make these delicious dishes on your own! At the end of the class you will also get a Graduation Certificate.

 

Description for Pizza & Bomboloni (Winter Season from Nov 1st-March 31st)

Learn how to make two of the most delicious Italian dishes: pizza and bomboloni.  Meet our chef, learn the techniques and bring home the recipes to impress your family and friends.  The class takes place in the heart of Florence.  The chef will start the class by briefly introducing the history of these wonderful Italian creations.  Then you will be initiated to the secrets for preparing the delicious bomboloni:  these traditional pastries are similar to doughnuts, but they are filled with a rich vanilla or chocolate cream.  Our chef will teach you how to prepare perfect yeast dough delicately flavored with lemon peel; you will cut the dough into disks and leave it aside for about 1 hour to rise.  In the meantime, you will learn how to make the original Italian pizza, step by step.  You will be taught the tricks for tender flexible yeast dough as well as for a tasteful, yet light, tomato sauce.  Our chef will show you the right way to stretch the dough and you will have the chance to do it by yourself.  You will make your very own pizza by stretching it, spreading the sauce, and baking it.  Once the pizza is done, you will be able to complete the last steps for finishing the bomboloni.  The disks of dough will have risen into balls that you will now fry into oil, coat with sugar, and fill with a rich cream.  At the end of the class you will get a graduation certificate.

Inclusions

• All necessary ingredients

Dinner with drinks included (wine or soft drink)

• Graduation Certificate

  • Transfer by minivan from/to cooking school location
  • Pizza and Gelato lesson with a famous local "pizzaiolo"

 Highlights

• Cooking lesson with a local Chef

• Dinner with the pizza and gelato or bomboloni you have prepared

Availability and Languages (for Pizza & Gelato)

Available every day. This tour has a maximum of 12 participants.

[English; Spanish] available everyday.

Availability and Languages (for Pizza & Bomboloni)

Available every days. This tour has a maximum of 15 participants.

[English; Spanish] available.

Price: Adult € 49,00

Students under 26 years: €44,10

Children 6-12 years: € 24,50

Infants 0-5 years: free

Schedule (for Pizza & Gelato)

Meeting point: My Tour Office in Florence, Via Cavour, 21 RED

Departure time: 02:30 pm or 6:45pm (check in closes 20 min. before departure)

End time:  06:30 pm or 10:30pm

Schedule (for Pizza & Bomboloni)

Meeting point: My Tour Office in Florence, Via Cavour, 21RED

Departure time: 05:30 pm (check in closes 20 min. before departure)

End time: around 08:30 pm

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Pizza & Gelato is available everyday during the summer season from April 1st-Oct 31st. Pizza & Bomboloni is available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays during the winter season from Nov 1st-March 31st.
Pizza and Gelato is available at 2:30pm or 5:30pm. Pizza and Bomboloni is only available at 5:30pm.