Photos - Cooking in Paradise on the Amalfi Coast

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The Ruins at Pompeii, Italy are one of the most amazing archeological finds in the world. The excavations and ruins of Pompei, Italy are an incredible example and insight at daily life during Roman times. Besides the gorgeous views, Ravello boasts an annual arts festival. Many events take place at historic Villa Rufalo. Debbie and Robert are longtime guests and friends. They are cooking out on the patio of the villa on the Amalfi Coast. You can see for miles and miles of coastline from high above in the historic hilltop town of Ravello, Italy. 
We have a fantastic lunch at Sal Di Riso's famous pasticceria in Minori, Italy Taste local wines of the Amalfi coast and learn how the wine is made in Italy. The world famous Blue Grotto is one of our stops on our boats when we tour Capri Island, Italy - Truly remarkable! Swim in our beautiful infinity pool above the Amalfi coast. Warm weather, wine, and good food! Private boat ride on classic Italian boats to the iconic town of Positano on the Amalfi Coast. These grapevines are some of the oldest in Europe and produce an incredible local varietal grape that makes amazing wine Beautiful spread of an appetizer before we go to dinner. Food is a huge part of Italian culture. At one time, paper was made from cloth. We visit this antique water-driven, paper hammer-mill that still is in use! When we visit this family-run winery in Tramonti, it's easy to see the passion they have for their culture and wine The Blue Grotto is an amazing phenomenon on Capri Island where the sunlight shines through a cave in a grotto. Wine is flowing and there's plenty of food for all on the Amalfi Coast. At the beginning of each one of our vacations, we always have a very special welcome dinner for our guests. Tintore grapes from a vineyard in the hills of Tramonti, where we visit the vineyard and cantina for a tasting and lunch We never take ourselves seriously. We are always playing around and laughing. Once in a lifetime experiences drinking and boating around Amalfi with friends. Baba it is a traditional dessert of Amalfi Coast, that we learn how to make from scratch in our cooking class. We make a local fresh pasta that needs to be dried before using it in our pasta fagiole. A delicious bean and pasta soup We love to make our guests feel right at home from the get-go as they get their aprons and cookbooks before class starts The owners of the winery treat us to delicious home-made Italian food and serve us their awesome wines. So much fun going by private boats to the seaside town of Positano, Italy. A cute town with great shopping, cafes, bars. Our friend, Carlo, teaches us his "secret" method to make the best limoncello during our Limoncello class. Relaxing and taking in the scenic views on the private boat ride to Positano on the Amalfi Coast. Drinking a cold beer in the warm outdoors with a stunning view of the Amalfi Coast. Weekly Market is a very common tradition in just about every town in Italy. Shopping for clothes, bags, food, and goods Villa Rufalo in Ravello, Italy is a great place to wander the gardens, exhibits or just take in the views. Much different than Blue Grotto of Capri, the Emerald Grotto in Amalfi is a wonderful experience all on its own. This wonderful couple celebrated their wedding anniversary with us in Amalfi! Auguri! Cocce is a specialty pasta made in this area of the Amalfi Coast. We use it for our Pasta Fagiole. Guests are enjoying a limoncello spritz while relaxing at the Villa Eremo after making some pasta from scratch. Guest taking advantage of some down time at Villa Eremo in Amalfi and enjoying the infinity pool overlooking the sea. We take our guests on private boats to Capri Island, Italy. Stopping for lunch and scenic views. Guests learning about how Limoncello is made during our Limoncello class in Amalfi, Italy. Some of our guests get very excited about their bucket-list vacation destinations - Including Positano - Amalfi Coast. Our guests are treated to a warm welcome reception at the Villa Eremo in Amalfi. Having some fun during our cooking class on the Amalfi Coast, Italy. Our guests drink, relax, and have fun cooking! Another one of our favorite alumni guests, Sue is making her personal version of Pizza Napoletana in Amalfi. Taking a private boat around the Amalfi Coast, Italy. Stopping for scenic views and delicious food.