The centenary Liguria tradition of the Croxetti Pasta

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The Croxetti was a pasta uniquely designed for the most aristocratic families in the Ligurian region, depicting their stem in the round-shape medallions. Make your own Croxetti in a local laboratory!

Quick Info

  • Time: 11 am
  • Duration: 3 hrs 30'
  • Participants: min. 2 - max. 10
  • Difficulty: easy
  • You will meet:  Marco
  • Languages:  EN, IT
  • Meeting Point: Varese Ligure
  • Kids: Yes

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    The activity

    Pasta is a must-eat when visiting Italy, a culinary tradition reinterpreted in almost every corner of the country. In Liguria, and mostly in the eastern RivieraCroxetti, or Corzetti are pasta a medallion on which a design is embossed in the dough with a wooden stamp.

    In the square of the beautiful round village of Varese Ligure, you will be welcomed by Marco, a local restaurant owner who will take you to his kitchen to tell and show the noble and ancient tradition of the Croxetti making.

    You will knead and use the molds with embossed coats of arms to put on the just made medallions.

    Once finished, enjoy your very traditionally Ligurian-made pasta!


    Your hosts

    Giulia, Letizia, and Teresa welcome you to the DoinItaly Welcome Point to give you all the information needed for the experience and Marco will be your guide.


    How to reach the meeting point

    Varese Ligure can be easily reached by car or by bus.
  • Included 

    • Cooking Class

    • Lunch: first and second courses, dessert, drinks

  • Not Included

    • Transfer to and from location

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    If the minimum participants' number is not reached, a cancellation e-mail and a refund will be sent to you at least 24 hours before the scheduled start of the experience.

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