online classes

programs go live on Saturdays
link to join posted the Tuesday prior

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.. up next ..

Covid-style online sessions brought to you live from the kitchen of my fifteenth century farmhouse in Tuscany. Virtual visits to different regions of Italy explore the culture through art and food.

Expect a quick visit to Italy with an art history talk and a demonstration cooking lesson. Recipes provided to all registrants.

Classes are offered for an offerta libera / donation in an amount of your choice. Donations cover production costs thereby making it possible for us to create this series of virtual visits.

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recordings of online classes

coming soon .. recordings are in the editing room


I just love your explanations of history, art and geography. You do a wonderful job…feels like I am peeking into small areas of Italy without traveling there. Until we can travel it is a wonderful alternative. 

I can’t tell you how much I have learned about the cultural history of Italy from your classes!! What a gift you have for making art and history come alive!

love your kitchen elaine! wow! beautiful!!

I love how you're combining three of my favorite things art, travel, and food. Your knowledge is impressive.  It really made me want to visit Naples! 

You do everything so methodically and neatly!  You handle the pasta dough just like my grandmother did. I love that! 

It was wonderful to see close to being there as possible!  You were your fun and informative self.  It was great.  You are so knowledgeable, and obviously love it, which makes it so special.

After the program, we both said (at the same time) "We have to go do an Elaine trip!"

We think you are great. A breath of fresh air and you have amassed quite a following from around the globe. A tribute to your knowledge of the subject matter, professionalism and your wonderful personality. 

We are just loving your sessions! Your attention to details and charming, personal observations are delightful.

       best compliment ever:

So much better than SEC football.