Dian Abibico

“I attended a language lesson with cooking lesson altogether and its really one of a kind experience. From the people, food and place, I would say are really impressive. I would definitely recommend it to my friends and workmates and would be visiting back again. Really creative and excellent in […]

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Sam Bisby

“I really enjoyed the Dolce cooking class, the food was so tasty! always fun combining language,cooking and eating!” Sam Bisby

Alan Green

“Lucky enough to have five sessions with Raffaella who made each one an occasion, her gnocchi and Nonna Lena’s ciambellone are becoming family favourites.” Alan Green


“I had a lot of fun learning about Raffaellas nonna’s recipes while revising some basic Italian phrases at her language/cooking workshop at Osteria dell’arte in Clapham. My husband also enjoyed the experience  and the desserts we made. Raffaella and Guido were extremely friendly and they spoke with such clarity both […]

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“I booked the Dolce cooking class with the intention of trying something different for an evening out. I was not disappoineted! Raffaella has created a great approach to learning Italian and cooking at the same time. It was not like a usual language class where you were sat at a […]

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Mark Stickely

“We went back for our second evening at Languages Alive a couple of weeks ago. There was a large group of us there but it worked just as well as with the smaller group we had the time before. Raffaella is a great teacher full of energy and enthusiasm as […]

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Helen Smith

“I had so much fun doing the italian winter warmers cooking class! you girls at lanaguages alive are so lovely, entertaining and have a real passion for food, which I love! The food we cooked was so delicious and fun to make. I learnt alot also about the italian language, […]

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“I had a great time learning about Italian cooking, language and culture. Raffaella as the warm and generous Italian host made me feel like I was a natural and I completely forgot I was in London! A bargain for a packed up evening!” Stelle

Cristina Iodice

My 6 year old daughter loves Italian classes with Raffaella. She loves the recipes and cooks also outside the class. During half term I took Sofia to the London Aquarium and she had to tell Raffaella about her visit. Sofia made me list in Italian all the fish she saw […]

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Lorella & Drew Dickson

“It has been a priority for us that our children speak languages outside of their mother tongue.  We strongly feel that children who speak additional languages will interact with, and understand, others more thoughtfully. Moreover, and more specifically in our case, it has been extremely important for us to maintain our […]

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