Where else would you go to learn to make authentic pizza and pasta than to Italy? And for those who want a taste of modern along with traditional, the chic Esperidi Resort is ideal. Contemporary in style, this Amalfi Coast property is home to the Sorrento Cooking School, where hands-on classes for up to fifteen students are offered by the day or week year-round. Designed around Italian Mediterranean cuisine with an emphasis on Neapolitan recipes, a typical class might include lessons on how to make ricotta fritters, gnocchi, sea bass "in crazy water" and tiramisu. Along with your newfound culinary skills, you'll walk away with a school shopping bag, cooking apron and your very own toque.