Welcome to our Venetian Culinary Academy!

Colorful online classes teach you how to make simple and sophisticated Venetian dishes. Because food is natural medicine, even more essential in our challenging times.

Adventures ahead: Explore Venice virtually and unlock our culinary secrets

In addition to enjoying virtual tours taking you around Venice, you will learn the art of cooking with herbs and spices. Like we have done in Venice for 1,600 years.

The art of using local and exotic herbs, blossoms and spices to create beauty products, natural remedies and delicious food was developed in Venice during the past 1600 years of her existence.

This enormous health and culinary potential is only waiting to be unlocked and introduced to a broader public. After all, spices have always been the foundation of Venetian success, enabling Venice to shape European cuisine and health trends for centuries. 

During these challenging times ahead, La Venessiana would like to build a permanent bridge between Venice and the world. We would like to support you in connecting with Venice and the Venetians, and at the same time, uncover culinary secrets never mentioned in guide or cookbooks before. It's a promise!

La Venessiana has created exceptional Venetian experiences. Her new VENETIA Heritage and Culinary Online Classes are filled with intimate knowledge about the culinary culture, language & identity of Venice. It is a brilliant solution that is both sustainable and life enriching.

JoAnn Locktov - Dream of Venice

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How does it work?

Self-paced online classes with lifetime access, visual and colorful, easy to follow with simple but surprising recipes and stories

Each of our online classes comes with colorful e-books for you to download, guide books, virtual tours, workbooks, recipe booklets, presentations and little surprise gifts! In addition, you will be our guest in a virtual Venetian cafe, a private Group in which we talk about the latest seasonal drinks and share more news about Venice and her recipes. Signing up is easy: Get started with your class immediately after completing 2 steps:

For me, La Venessiana has always stood out from other websites because of its very personal insights and real beauty – it is so beautiful! - reflecting the personality of your incomparable city. It is filled with information I never knew, and is a joy for me.

Janet Rant

How you will benefit

Connect with Venice, learn to cook those Venetian dishes you have always loved, and improve your health at the same time:

Integrate Venetian recipes into daily life and learn the wisdom Venetian spice masters collected during 1,600 years in four continents: Mediterranean, Levantine, African, and Asian. Essential know-how and healthy comfort food, that can make and will make a difference. Give it a try and join us in a colorful Venetian setting!

We will be adding more online classes in spring 2020: Breakfast in Venice, Cooking Venetian for Beginners, Venetian Pastry Classes, and more!

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