Cooking class with the Italian Mama Palmira

Cooking with Palmira…

Palmira Montuori born and lives in Piano di Sorrento , has always loved cooking , since a young lady she would prefer staying in the kitchen looking and helping her grandma cooking and mixing together good things for a glorious lunch, instead of playing with other kids. Growing up , Palmira learned to make small experiments cooking for her family, she become more and more passionate , focusing much on patisserie.

Than she studied for masterly and afterwords she worked in that field for 10 years.

As finally 15 years ago she had the opportunity to work beside Chef Biagio Longo at the cooking school Mami Camilla in Sorrento, she would say the most important school of my life , Palmira learned a lot from Chef Longo and she explained that it has been more than just cooking and helping it was a very deep life experience , she says: “cooking with Chef Longo in a real cooking school was something I’ll never forget and something I wish to continue to do my self.”

Palmira now still teaches cooking classes in Sorrento.

With her you will be sure to learn something more than a classic Mediterranean menu , you will feel the love and the passion that this amazing lady has for food and for life.

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Cooking courses in Sorrento

Cherry tomatoesCome to Sorrento to discover the beauty and the taste of this legendary corner of the earth.

cooked cherry tomatoesTravel with Laura consultant will help you to organize your perfect cooking vacation. She will talk to you and understand what you really wish to learn, if is the Neapolitan Pizza , the fresh pasta, the Braciole with Ragù sauce, the sorrentine gnocchi, the fresh tagliatelle Bolognese and more other dishes of the classic neapolitan cuisine.

Cooking in an informal atmosphere or family environment , just tell Laura and she will know.

Immerse yourself in a truly Italian one day cooking  class and bring back home some of the local dishes.

You will learn a four course typical menu , with antipasto, fresh pasta dish , second course and a pastry.

The lesson lasts for about 3 hours, after the class you will taste the food prepared accompanied by a good glass of local wine.

Travel with Laura consultant can organize for you the tailored holiday or can enroll you in a Pastry course , a gelato ice-cream course , a bread course or a Pizza course with a wood fire oven or a Pizza homemade course,  the one that our nona’s use to make at home for our children for their birthday party or just on a normal day to make them happy.

wood fire oven Pizza


Chose from the list below the cooking program you are most interested in and Laura will check availability for you:

Travel With Laura consultant Sorrento will make direct contact with the best cooking schools of the area  and chose for you the one that most suits your expectations , able to make your culinary trip an unforgettable sweet tasty memory to cherish for a lifetime.


Travel with Laura will  find a warm welcome able and ready to satisfy any demand.

email Laura at: and she will take care of everything , booking your perfect cooking course in Sorrento and accommodation if needed.

One day cooking class

one day cooking class at Mami CamillaTravel With Laura recommends this class for single travelers, small family group, friends, couples and for whoever loves to cook the great italian food and wish to acquire a good knowledge of the Italian Mediterranean cuisine which was born grown and hard cultivated first from our mothers and than from all the people that engage this cuisine just for the sake of surprise their partner or just for fun ; for who is going to have the first approaches to the kitchen world and would like start to discover it.

pasta makingThe Attendance is limited for eight students per day and will run a set menu. Students will be learning a four course menu per day in an informal atmosphere; from the appetizer to the pastry and making fresh pasta from scratch.

The class lasts about 3 hours dependent also upon the menu set for the day.

The class is structured mostly hands on and part in taking notes depending also on your skills and background. During each lesson, you will meet other people who enjoy cooking and learning the Neapolitan and Mediterranean cuisine. At the end of the lesson, you will sit with your friends at the big table under a nice pergolato or in a cozy winter garden.  

One thing that you surely will be taking home with you aside from all the goodies food prepared , is the warm and welcoming feeling given from your chefs.

making fresh pasta

farfalle pasta

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