Pizza is popular and loved by many countries, especially in the United States. Many people believe that pizza originated from the States, however, contrary to popular belief, it actually started in Italy.
So, how amazing would it be to learn how to make this amazing dish from the original creators themselves? Here are 4 pizza-making classes you can find in Venice.
1) Private Pizza & Tiramisu Class with tasting in Venice
Pizza pairs amazingly with tiramisu as a dessert. This class will teach you how to make both of them! In this private hands-on cooking class, you will be able to learn how to make pizza and tiramisu from scratch from expert Italian home cooks in their own homes.
You can learn how to make authentic Italian pizza with items and ingredients that you can find in a common kitchen. You can then apply what you’ve learned back at home and thrown a pizza party.
After putting your cooking skills to the test, enjoy what you have whipped up with a selection of local wines and coffees. This class is suitable for couples or families with children of all ages.
Lastly, as a souvenir, you will be able to keep the apron that you will be using.
The price of the class starts from 150 Euros per person and the class is approximately 3 hours long. You will be provided transportation to the selected local Venetian home. For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date. Please note that the maximum size of the class is 8 people.
2) Pizza and Pasta cooking class overlooking the Prosecco hills
In this class, you will be able to learn how to make two famous Italian dishes: pizza and pasta. You will have your lesson right in the heart of the Prosecco wine district, with unparalleled views.
You will be learning how to make a homemade Italian pizza, with the preparations followed according to a traditional Italian recipe. The dough will be prepared for you and you will have a plethora of toppings to choose from.
You can try different types of the recipe that will be taught, from filling your pizza with various proteins and cheese to topping it up with cherry tomatoes and oregano. However, one thing is for sure, and that is that you will be adding extra virgin olive oil!
You can learn more about the pasta you will be learning how to make in this class at this article: Top 5 Pasta Making Classes in Venice.
You will be able to enjoy your lunch with appetizers such as sautéed sweet peppers and roasted eggplants. To finish off on a sweet note, a delicious tiramisu will be prepared for you. Not to forget, your lunch will definitely be paired with quality Italian Prosecco.
The price of the class starts from 142 Euros per person and the class is approximately 4 hours long. You will be provided with transportation to the class. For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date. To enjoy the full experience, the class requires good weather. Hence, if it is canceled due to poor weather, please note that you will be offered either a different date or a full refund.
3) From Oven to Ice - Pizza and Ice-cream making class
In this class, you will be able to learn how to create the “perfect” pizza.
There are many conditions to meet when making a pizza. The dough must be tender, soft but not rubbery, thin but not too much, high but not too much; the border must be crunchy but not burned-out; the tomato sauce must be tasty but not too rich or sour; the mozzarella must be savory but should not disguise other flavors.
After this class, you will be able to make a memorable pizza that is sure to wow your friends and family back at home. You will also learn how to make one of the best desserts which pair well with pizza, especially on a hot summer day, and that is ice-cream.
The price of the class starts from 270 Euros per person and it is approximately 3 hours long. You will be picked up directly from your hotel to the class. The maximum size of the class is 6 people. Please note that a free visit to a glass factory in Murano, valued at 150 euros, at any time during your stay in Venice is included in this class package.
4) Mama Isa’s Pizza Classes in Venice
In this class, you will learn the art of making authentic thin-crust Neapolitan pizza. The Italian Neapolitan pizza is known for its thin, crispy crust topped with a layer of delicious pizza tomato sauce, cheese, and assorted toppings. This perfect combination of ingredients will definitely be a delight to all your senses.
You will learn the importance of good wheat flour that is rich in gluten while you are making the pizza dough. You will also be rolling and stretching the dough yourself. You will also learn Mama Isa’s secrets to her pizza sauce. The menu is modifiable and will be adapted based on your taste.
Mama Isa’s cooking classes have more than 500 5-star views on Google, so, you are definitely in for an amazing time in this class. Many reviews also commented that their class ran longer than the stated timing, at no charge, because it was such an engaging and fun class.
The price of the class starts at 300 Euros per person and it is approximately 3 hours long. Please note that you will have to find your own transportation to the class. The minimum size of the class is 2 people and the maximum is 6 people.