Home

This is my home, where I live with my husband, in the middle of the woods. Far outside of a small village, which had 0 COVID-19 incidence up to today, on Lake Maggiore.
We can also have the class and cook in the fresh air, outside on the covered porch.

Welcome to

Cook On The Lakes

Italian Cooking School On Lake Maggiore

Tripadvisor’s Certificate of Excellence since 2016

About Me

Francesca Settimi, a Paris Cordon Bleu Chef

I started cooking as a child. I was fortunate enough to have four grandparents from four different regions in Italy (Lombardia, Emilia Romagna, Umbria and Lazio), each one of them left me with different recipes and different cooking methods. Ever since then, my goal has always been to teach and share all the fundamentals of Italian cuisine, through a hand-on and interactive approach.

Like most Italians, I have food streaming in my veins. “Good Food, Good Mood, Good Health”; that’s the spirit! As I reiterate to my students; The wisdom is in choosing the best and most relevant ingredients.    Read More…

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How We Roll

Filmmaker DANIELE NIOLA

Taste

The Experience

Our Classes

More than fun

Baking

Baking Course

From Focaccia to Colomba, through Pizza, Cookies and Cakes. Explore the magic that is the Italian Forno.

 

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Regional Cuisine

Regional Cuisine

Italians generally love everything that is beautiful and tastes good: the cuisine of our mothers and grandmothers, and the recipes of our cities and regions make us feel good and loved.

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Gluten Free

Gluten Free

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I "Primi"

I "Primi"

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Italian Pastry

Italian Pastry

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Dairy Free

Dairy Free

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Soups

French Pastry

French Pastry

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International

International

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Fish

Fish Course

The Fish Class is built around the availability of the fresh, locally caught fish with ethical methods.

 

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Vegetarian

Vegetarian

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Gift a Class

A special gift for any occasion. Surprise your friends, family and colleagues!

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