Luxury Tuscany Villa Cooking Class: 4-coursefrom € 149.00
Prepare a delicious 4-course meal comprised of traditional Tuscan recipes, in the kitchen of an historic 13th century Tuscan Villa estate.
Discover the secrets behind making a traditional meal of mouth-watering recipes passed down through the chef’s family and comprising only the freshest of in-season Tuscan ingredients.
Suitable for all skill levels, your English-speaking Tuscan chef will guide you through the techniques to prepare a traditional Tuscan menu, including a fabulous starter such as ‘bruschetta’ or onions stuffed with Pecorino cheese, and a traditional Tuscan first course dish like hand-made pasta or gnocchi with a perfectly matched sauce. The second course may be a Chianti Beef Stew or perhaps the traditional Tuscan Orange Duck recipe taken to France by Catherine de’ Medici upon her marriage to the French royal Henry II. And no great Tuscan meal is complete with a traditional Tuscan dessert such as Tuscan Apple Cake or the best Tiramisù you’ve ever had!
To conclude your great culinary activity in Tuscany, you’ll dine on the amazing results - a sumptuous meal served with the estate’s very own traditional Chianti wine and extra-virgin olive oil. With the estate grapevines and olive groves in the surrounds, you’ll be immersed in Tuscan culinary history on this great one-day cookery course.
Also receive a 150-page cook book to take home, ensuring your day out in Tuscany will stay with you forever.
The finer details of the 4-course Luxury Tuscany Villa Cooking Class:
Price: 149 euro per person
Included in Price: hands-on cookery lesson, 4-course meal, 150-page Tuscan cookbook.
Excluded From Price: transportation* to/from the Tuscan Villa estate cooking class.
Tuscany Cooking Class Meeting Times and Dates: 9.00 am in our office* Monday to Saturday from 1 March-30 October. Other dates available upon request.
Activity Length: approximately 4 hours in the kitchen, plus travel time to/from the Villa cooking class.
Minimum Participants: 4 persons
Maximum Participants: 13 persons
Weather: This Tuscany cooking class runs rain, hail or shine.
The cookery course location: The Tuscany Villa estate is equipped with two professional kitchens and features a stunning historic Villa including a frescoed ballroom, chapel, wine cellar and ‘limonaia’ (lemon tree house), on-ground farmhouses and a medieval tower surrounded by grapevines and olive groves, as well as historic hunting grounds in the hillside beyond.
Please note: If you have any food intolerances or requests, please let us know as soon as possible. Whilst we do our best to accommodate all, we must take into account the wishes of the entire group. This activity in Tuscany may conclude later than expected. It is best not to make museum bookings or other timed plans too soon after the cookery course in Tuscany. Dinner courses and Private Tuscany Cooking Classes are available upon request. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. * Private transport is available from our office in Florence for 10 euro per person each way, payable to the driver. Please contact us ahead of time if you would prefer to catch the train or drive so we can provide directions.
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