Summer Cooking School in Tuscany, Florence:
Spend a fruitful day in an original gallery kitchen of the 13th century Villa Pandolfini located near Florence, Italy with hands-on instruction from professional Italian chefs. Good Tastes of Tuscany offer a number of different itineraries to suit participants of all cooking levels, from novice to advanced. We have created an intimate setting to provide the ultimate learning environment and our class sizes reflect this. All cooking classes are hands-on, use the freshest ingredients and sample the olive oil and wine produced directly on the grounds of the Villa Pandolfini!
Cooking Courses in Tuscany:
First Taste of Tuscany - Single Day Tuscan Cooking Class - Basic
Enjoy a full day, hands-on cooking lesson with our Italian chefs for an introduction to authentic Tuscan recipes. Discover step-by-step how to make a satisfying, full Italian meal from appetizers to dessert, including the art of making pasta fresca.
Learn to create such pastas as ravioli, tagliettli, gnocchi in this fun, hands-on pasta-making adventure.
After you prepare your pasta, the chef will help you to prepare tantalizing sauces such as fresh basil pesto, tomato and basil, Ragout of wild mushrooms and sweet onions, meat or duck ragout and an array of other sauces.
An Italian Immersion - Single Day Tuscan Cooking Class - Advanced
Do you want to expand your collection of Italian recipes? Get ready to savor some traditional and innovative Tuscan specialties. Learn how to prepare a decadent Tuscan meal that will impress even the most experienced 'foodies'.
This class focuses on stuffed pastas such as ravioli, colouring the pasta, making the sauce, how to make a perfect risotto beginning with making the broth, second course of meat/game and of course dessert.
This meal will be 5-6 courses and comprises of two antipasti, two first courses ( ravioli, risotto or gnocchi) , a second course with one or two side dishes and dessert.
Each of the menu selections is unique to the area in flavor and in execution - when you add these well tested recipes to your repertoire, you will be bringing home a slice of Tuscan culinary history!
Bella Toscana - Multiple Day Tuscan Cooking Classes:
This class is dedicated to those who desire a more detailed kitchen experience. Spend two full days learning to prepare specialty dishes from the Tuscany region in Italy.
Learn to distinguish the varieties of breads, cheeses and meats from different areas of this well-known region.
Each day we explore a complete menu that addresses the ingredients, techniques and traditions of Italian kitchens of this area that makes this region so special.
Villa Pandolfini - 7 Days Gastronomical Adventure in Italian Cuisines
This culinary program has been designed for lovers of Tuscany and all that it represents – the charming medieval towns, the centuries old traditions, the people and their culture, the art and of course, the great food and wine!!
We have spent time with our chefs to create a week dedicated to the secrets and traditions of Tuscan cookery and participants will spend many hands on hours perfecting the skills of Tuscan cooking in our original kitchen of the 14th century 'Villa Pandolfini'.
During the week you will have a wonderful 'Introduction to Tuscan Cuisine'. We will discuss the history of the Tuscan diet, typical dishes,Tuscan bread, peasant foods, and how the gastronomy has changed throughout the medieval and renaissance periods up until modern times.
Further Cooking Course Options:
- Cooking Vacation In Italy
- Intense Weekly Culinary Program
- Professional Cooking Courses / Chef Academy
- Educational & Student Culinary Travel Courses
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