Cooking Classes - Cookery School - ToscanaMia

Market tour & Tasting Experience



The tour will introduce to the finest and often simplest Italian foods-beginning at the local food shops with Simonetta or Paola, who are passionate food enthusiast. You will discover with us Italian cheeses, salami, prosciutto, vegetables, fruit as well as some artisan products. Followed by a guided visit to a winery or a wine shop where you will learn all about wines, from their origin including about Italian olive oil with explanations on the varieties of olive trees, olive harvest, olive oil production. At the end of the tour, we head back to Podere Le Rose (Toscana Mia home) to enjoy a very special food and wine tasting with typical Italian products.

Program Details

  • Visit to a typical Italian open market
  • Tasting menu with water and wine at Toscana Mia location
  • Coffee break during the tour
  • 1 food expert (Fluent in English)
  • Toscana Mia written notes

Program Info

Location: Florence
Starting Time: 9:30 am
Duration: approx. 4 hours available from Monday to Friday
Depart/Meet: your hotel in Florence
Number of Participants: minimum 2 persons, max. 6

Our Most Popular Tasting

Typical Italian products: olive oil, balsamic vinegar, bread, Italian cheeses ( pecorino, parmigiano, mozzarella di bufala, ricotta etc.), salami (Tuscan salami, finocchiona), Tuscan prosciutto, Tuscan bread, focaccia and typical Tuscan dessert (Cantucci with Vin Santo)

Olive Oil: tasting and learning how to serve extravergin olive oil

Many more menus are available and we always ask our clients if they have special requests and if there is any food allergy.


Contact Form

Address & Other Contacts

Phone: + 39 334 2476098 (8:00 am - 9:00 pm CET), Paola and Simonetta
Fax: + 39 0577 094626 (h24)
Skype: toscana.mia





Our Address: Toscana Mia Cooking School,
Piazza Savonarola
50132 - Firenze (FI) - Italia

How to reach Us:
In Florence Toscana Mia is located in the residential area of Savonarola square. Near many of the nicest location in Florence, such as Duomo or Galleria Accademia. We always send our guest our best direction information to join us easily.