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Dear Katia,
I just wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed the day you put together for us! It was just perfect. Alice was wonderful!! We had so much fun making pasta and then eating it! And the balsamic tour was so informative and we could feel the passion they have for their product. We’re taking quite a bit home with us. Anyway, thank you again. We will be sure to book another tour on our next visit!
All the best.


I did a 2 days guided tour with Katia, Emilia Storytellers. I was interested in both the culture and cuisine in Italy, so that’s why i chose Emilia Storytellers, as they do the perfect balance between the food and the culture! My first day was an experience of a traditional lunch, that included learning how to make tortellini and lots of other goodies and also experiencing the atmosphere, the talk and so much more. I really enjoyed every moment of it and learned so much and had such a good time with the very kind ladies!! The next day I had chosen the parmigiano, balsamico and lunch in the end tour. We were at a real DOP Parmigiano producer and saw the whole production while Katia was very good at explaining to us how it all functioned. In the end we got to taste the cheese and eventually could buy!! For the production of balsamic we visited a DOP balsamic producer and also this visit we learned so much and tasted. In the end we had a great lunch and such great talk, all together, while having traditional food from the region that Katia also could tell us lots about. These 2 days made me become even more interested in the cuisine and culture and I definitely have to go on a tour (or several) again! Katia is an amazing woman who is very entertaining and the perfect tour guide, as it really is to feel how much she loves to do this. Also, I really love how she respects the authentic things, not making it touristic, just trying to show the real italian cuisine and culture.


Thank you so much, Katia!

We had the best time with you and love looking back through the pictures.

We will always remember our time with you the best even though Maria Luigia was amazing too!


Katia, We had such a wonderful time. 

Everybody agreed our day with the ‘women of Spilamberto’ was at the top of our list of favorite memories.

In friendship,


Ciao Katia!

How are you? Hope that you and the family are well and safe.

Jason and I arrived in San Francisco from Madrid late yesterday afternoon. Just wanted to take the time to say THANK YOU again for drawing up the itinerary that afforded us to experience the amazing culture and food of the Emilia-Romagna region! Unforgettable!

Stay safe and let’s keep in touch!

Best regards,


Hi Katia!

I think that today was perfect! Such a neat experience :).

For once, I actually felt like I was doing something truly unique and Italian!

Thank you for allowing that opportunity!


Thank you again so much for the tour today we had such an amazing time, one of the best tours we’ve ever been on!!

Thanks for the recipes, I am going to try it!

And Zemian was wonderful and we loved it!



Thank you for a wonderful day and for the photos.
Keep in touch! 

I hope to see you in San Francisco one day!


Everything was amazing!! 

Thank you for the wonderful experience. 

The food was great, the wine was great and the hunt was very fun. 

Everything was perfetto. Grazie mille! 

Thank you for organizing. Thank you for having us. 

See you definitively in Toronto!


Hi Katia

hope you are well, we are back home.

What a wonderful vacation, thank you for your help!

I am going to attempt to make the pasta dishes Anna taught us

maybe even for Christmas, if I dare. I appreciate you and Anna and her lovely family. We really enjoyed meeting you all and the day was perfect.

thank you