In our new reality, you've undoubtedly been looking for fun and inventive new ways to enjoy an evening. So if you're not exactly feeling comfortable spending a night out at your favorite Italian restaurant right now, why not have an inspired date night or host a small gathering of social distanced friends while an 84-year-old Italian grandmother imparts the wisdom of Rome teaching you the REAL way to cook pasta?
Sound like a fun night?
It'll be a unique evening when you virtually invite Nonna Nerina and her family over as she introduces you to the techniques for cooking all of her favorite family recipes.
If you're unfamiliar with Nonna Nerina, you're in for a treat. Over the past few years, this quintessential Italian grandma has become an Airbnb sensation, hosting pasta-making courses with her granddaughter Chiara.
Nonna tells stories as she guides students through the techniques for making real handmade pasta like her family has been making for generations.
Once you purchase a course, you'll go to the Nonna Live website to book your session. Depending on the day and time you choose, you'll then enjoy a free-flowing two-hour Zoom streaming session with Nonna making one of their family favorites from lasagne and ravioli to gnocchi.
As you'd expect with a feisty Italian grandma, sessions aren't like some rigid cooking classroom. Every experience is different as you learn tradition and proper cooking practices from a woman who's become a pasta expert the old-fashioned way: through years and years and years of experience and perfection.
A week before your session, you'll get a special shopping list of ingredients you'll need, as well as an Amazon storefront link in case you want to pick up any special utensils before your time with Nonna. The family will also send you notes to help get you ready for your course and they'll even send along some primo wine pairing suggestions to truly round out the evening.
No matter whether you take Mama Nonna's lessons to heart and become a master pasta artist yourself or just want to delve into a world you've never seen before, it'll definitely be an unforgettable experience.
Right now, you can save 25 percent off the price of a single class, now just $45. You also get similar savings right now booking five, 10 or even 20 courses to get the complete Nerina family cooking experience.
Prices are subject to change.