Tastes of Portofino – cooking class at the old mill

Learn to prepare typical Ligurian recipes in a special place in Portofino. Private experience.

Tastes of Portofino – cooking class at the old mill

Using a small minivan allowed to enter Portofino Natural Park, you will reach an old mill immersed in the Mediterranean vegetation. First, you will visit the amazing hop plantation and learn about the very first beer made in Portofino. Then you’ll meet our local culinary expert who will teach you to prepare some of the most typical local recipes such as Corzetti hand-made pasta, pesto sauce done with mortar and pestle and a typical dessert.

At the end, you will have lunch with pasta, pesto, the dessert you will have prepared, and some other traditional local specialties such as local cheese, salami and vegetable pies. You will also taste the only beer made in Portofino r some amazing local white wine.


  • Private experience, on request
  • Available all days from March to October
  • Minimum 2 guests
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Portofino village

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