Making Pizza with Gianna and Leonardo

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Making Pizza with Gianna and Leonardo

Manduria, ItalyCall For Price 1/2 Day

You cannot go to Italy and not learn how to make Pizza, let alone eat one (or many) of them. In Italy, while pizza comes in only one form, each region has its own special way of making it. Learn the secret of making the best pizza dough from Gianna e Leonardo. They will proudly show you their beautiful home before you all head down to their tavern where the real magic happens.


Once the dough is made it requires two to three hours to rise so in the meantime, you may wish to explore the old town of Manduria, it dates back to 338 BCE and was destroyed by the Saracens in 10th century and then rebuilt, which our Local will be happy to show you around and assist you with any shopping you care to do while downtown. At last, you will head back to Gianna’s and Leonardo’s for dinner. When you get there, the wood-fired oven will be blazing away and ready for you to get started on making your own pizza, or have them make you one with any ingredients you would like.


Pace yourself as food and wine in most Italian family flow abundantly and they worry about you been fed ― mangia, mangia!

  • Working with Locals to get a hands-on Experience of how to make the best pizza dough
  • While the dough is rising, a tour of the town with your Local
  • In the evening, a traditional Italian dinner with the locals, including wood-fired pizza you helped to make
  • Sharing in the culture of a table full of Italians and learning what it really means to be Italian


Duration: 5-6 hours

Availability: Year round

Difficulty level: Easy

Meals: Dinner, wine, and snacks provided 

Transportation: Your own car or rental – (able to provide transportation on request for additional cost)

Requirements: Can work with and around any food allergies or intolerances. For alcohol consumption guests must be 21 or over

Max # of people allowed: 8

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