A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE IF YOU WANT TO EXPLORE THE CULINARY FEAST OF ITALY AND THE REGION.
CLASSES INCLUDE HANDS ON DEMOSTRATION AND TASTING OF ALL FOOD PREPARED SERVED WITH SELECTED WINE.
Minimum 4/15 people
The most comfortable way to experience a cooking class in Umbria or Tuscany: stay home and we get there! We bring all foods and wines, any necessary tool and you prepare a full Umbrian and Tuscan meal with our guidance. In the end we serve dinner and clean up!
A chef at your villa in Umbria and Tuscany
We arrange private cooking classes delivered directly to your villa at your best convenience. After agreeing with your housekeeper to arrange the class at its best, our professonal and skillful cook along with an English speaking assistant get to your villa and start arranging the kitchen for the cooking class. We deliver all ingredients and all necessary tools that might not be in the equipment of your kitchen.
Then you wear your aprons and you start working at the preparation of the dishes listed in the menu of the day. You can choose your favorite menu.
See below for further details.
During the preparation of the dishes you are involved in chopping vegetables with a mezzaluna or streching fresh dough for your home-made tagliatelle or ravioli by means of a rolling pin. The lesson is your chance to learn many of the wise tricks that agrandma-cook knows like no-one else! By chatting with us, you can also learn a lot about our habits and traditions, not only about food!
An unforgettable lunch or dinner in the end of the class
Finally, all the dishes you prepared are served in your dining room or in your garden: a lunch or a dinner together with some excellent wines from farms of Umbria and Tuscany.
Before leaving, the cook and the assistant will clean up your kitchen completely.
Our Proposal Menu
1 Umbrian Menu
Bruschettas: A plate of mixed bruschettas, topped with fresh tomatoes, cheese and sausage or simply extra virgin olive oil. Bruschettas are very common appetizers in all Italy and in Umbrian they are commonly called crostini.
Panzanella: One of the most delicious salads of Umbria, based on bread and fresh vegetables like cucumbers, onion, tomatoes and basil and dressed with extra virgin olive oil and Umbrian vinegar.
Home made Pasta Tagliatelle with ragout sauce:
Ragout sauce is a very tasty topping for every kind of pasta. A base of Umbrian beef and veal meat, tomato puree and vegetables and extra vergin olive.
Roast chicken and potatoes:
A delicious meat dish based on local free range chicken roasted in a base of fresh potatoes, rosmary and extra virgin olive oil, cooked in the owen.
Dessert Torta della Nonna:
A typical cake of Italy is a short pastry based tart with custard stuffing, topped with pine nuts. It is commonly called "the granny's pie".
The total rate for this activity varies according to the number of people in your party.
PRIVATE COOKING CLASSES AT YOUR VILLA
IN UMBIA AND TUSCANY
- RATES 2023 - START FROM
€ 120,00 PER PERSON INCLUDE
Rates refer to villas located within 30 minutes from our premises in Orvieto (TR).
If your villa is located between 35 and 90 minutes from our premises, a surcharge of € 70 on the total amount applies.
If your villa is located between 95 and 150 minutes from our premises, a surcharge of € 120 on the total amount applies.
Minimum 4/5 people
A great service if you want to stay home during your holidays in Umbria or Tuscany and you are willing to have great food served by a local cook.
Lunch or Dinner can be prepared any day of the week.
All food is prepared on site, professionally served and kitchen is left clean.
€ 300,00 PRIVATE COOK , FINAL CLEANING OF THE KITCHEN AND TAX.
TRANSFER, WINE, FOOD.
AND CHEESE TASTING
Wine and cheese complement each other perfectly.
They are natural partners that give you the chance to discover their subtle and their sublime harmonies.
A wine and cheese tasting is a wonderful setting for relaxing get-togethers with family or friends.
Generally, a wine and cheese tasting is composed of four service.
Tipically, it is racommended to have four varietes of cheese per service.
The selected cheeses should have a pleasant contrast in flavours, textures, colours and forms.
A FEW SUGGESTIONS
Here are some delicious cheese and wine parings.
Soft cheese “ directory-textures-soft with bloomy rind” Dry withe wine
Semi soft cheese “ directory-textures semi soft” Light or medium Red Wine
Firm cheese “ directory-textures firm” Full-bodied red wine
Blue cheese “ directory-textures blue -veined” Liquer wine like wite wine different area of Italy or port
Service including fresh fruits , mostards, honey mix of different bread and pizza at the end spaghetti with Amatriciana sauce.
€ 80,00 per person minimum 4 people.