Italy, Emilia Romagna – Cooking in the Countryside
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Travel Type: Cooking Classes, Food and Wine, Small Group, Villa Stay
Location: Emilia-Romagna, Italy
From AUD: $1,999
Duration: 6 Days
Offer Expires: Dec 31, 2019
Join this fun-filled culinary adventure where you will be based at a gourmet farmhouse, located in the country outside of Bologna. Unwind and enjoy good company in a beautiful atmosphere, and in between cooking classes, visit the best local food artisans and discover how slow food products are made.
This is five days of bliss for those who love to cook and eat. Better still if you are into organic foods and a sustainable lifestyle. Your base will be a gorgeously restored 1800s farmhouse in the countryside just out of Bologna where you will be encouraged to relax and explore the local cuisine.
Your hosts believe that food is the best way to discover a culture, therefore their daily menu features produce from their estate, as well as locally sourced, seasonal ingredients and believe their cuisine is a celebration of both classic and modern Italian dishes. They also exclusively carry an exciting array of wines from their region of Emilia-Romagna.
Your stay features several cooking classes and local excursions, with dinner each night at the farmhouse. This really is perfection for foodies.
So if getting away from it all and cooking up an Italian storm is your idea of the perfect escape, put this little package on your 'must do' list.
This is a typical program of the cooking course, although small details may vary from class to class.
Arrival and accommodation
16.00 Welcome drink and a presentation of the course
16.30 Guided tour of your home for the coming days
19.30 A four course dinner menu including our local wines and homemade liqueur & coffee
10.00 Tour to the parmesan factory
12.30 Light lunch at your farmhouse
16.00 Cooking course with the subject Parmesan. We are cooking a four course menu
20.00 Dinner with the subject Parmesan and local wines
10.00 Tour to a Balsamico producer
12.30 Light lunch at 'Osteria Girasole'
15.00 Ferrari museum
16.00 Cooking course with the subject Balsamico vinegar. We are cooking a four course menu
20.00 Dinner with the subject Balsamico vinegar and local wines
10.00 Morning tour to Pavullo
12.30 We are making Pizza for lunch today
16.00 Cooking course with the subject 'pasta fatta in casa'
20.00 Dinner with the subject 'pasta fatta in casa' and local wines
10.00 We are visiting the wine producer 'Corte D'aibo' and having a wine tasting
13.00 Lunch at a local restaurant
20.00 Dinner at the farmhouse with diploma presentation and a goodbye-cheers!
8-9.00 Breakfast and departure
Return transfer from Bologna to 'Due Papaveri'
Tours as described in the program to the producers (with English speaking guide)
Three cooking classes
Three light lunches on the days with the cooking classes
One lunch at a local restaurant with wine, water and coffee included
Visit to a local wine producer including wine tasting
Breakfast served daily
Five dinners at 'Due Papaveri' with a 4 course menu, local wines, liqueur and coffee
Five nights accommodation in double room with a fireplace and private bathroom
Commencement Dates for Classic Course
22 April 2019
20 May 2019
17 June 2019
19 September 2019
7 October 2019
Other dates on request. Please ask for 2020 dates.
Minimum four people required. Just advise your dates and we will check available times for you.
$1999 per person based on twin share
Ask us for single or triple share rates
Note that all prices are subject to the exchange rate