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Countryside Cooking Class with Photos & Videos, Transport Included

WTE23843

4 Hours

Experience the authentic flavors of Florence

Join us for an unforgettable evening where you’ll uncover the secrets of traditional Florentine cuisine, mastering the art of cooking over fire—a technique deeply rooted in local history and culture. Immerse yourself in the art of food and wine pairing, savoring each dish alongside perfectly matched Chianti wines.

 

Key points

  • Unique cooking experience using only fire
  • Learn traditional Florentine cooking techniques
  • Handmade pasta preparation
  • Cooking the famous Florentine steak
  • Food and wine pairing with Chianti wines
  • Homemade dessert creation
  • Held in the beautiful Tuscan countryside

Itinerary

Gather at Biblioteca Nazionale, Piazza dei Cavalleggeri, 1 at 5:30 pm, where you'll be welcomed by your host and given an overview of the cooking class and the unique culinary experience you're about to embark on.

Leg 2 :
Departure

From there, we will pick you up with our van and drive you through the Florentine countryside, across vineyards and olive groves. Our guide will tell you all about Florence history and anecdotes, introducing you to the local production of wine and olive oil, pride and joy of this land.

Throughout the class, a professional photographer and videographer will capture at least 100 high-quality photos and a video around 3 minutes long, showcasing the highlights of your experience. These images and the video will serve as cherished mementos of your time exploring Florence's culinary traditions. where the kitchen is located, you will be surrounded by the breathtaking, typical Tuscan landscape. For a start, you will be served an 'aperitivo', to enjoy the evening atmosphere to the maximum. Then, we will proceed to make our Pasta. Firstly, we will prepare 'Pici', a type of Tuscan pasta (thick spaghetti); then move on to the classic 'Tortelli', from the Mugello area (with potato filling).

We will finally have a real Florentine T-Bone steak ('La Fiorentina'), and each course will be paired with excellent local wines, enhancing the dishes flavour.

Last but not least - the home made dessert! We will cook it directly on the fire, like the other dishes. This is a unique experience which gives the food that special, distinguished taste. Tasting is believing!

As you enjoy each course, savor carefully selected Chianti wines that bring out the best in the dishes you've prepared. Learn the art of enhancing flavors through thoughtful wine pairing, a skill you can bring home and impress your friends and family with.

As the evening concludes, you'll receive the recipes via email, allowing you to recreate these delicious dishes at home. Finally, return to the meeting point, and if possible, receive a drop-off at your hotel, bringing an end to an unforgettable experience.

Are there alternatives for those with food intolerances, vegetarians, vegans or those who follow another dietary style?

Alternative Menus Available: For guests with allergies, dietary restrictions, or those following vegetarian or vegan diets, we’re happy to offer suitable menu alternatives. Please inform us in advance so we can cater to your needs and ensure an enjoyable culinary experience.

What should we do if our group has more than 8 people?

If your group consists of more than 8 persons, we can accommodate your request. Please use the inquiry form available on our website to provide the details of your group size and any specific requirements. Our team will get back to you with a customized solution to cater to your needs.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Countryside Cooking Class with Photos & Videos, Transport Included
From €250
/ Adult
From €150
/ Children (0-6)
From €250
/ Under 16
  • Special Dietary Accommodations Available

Trip Facts

Special Dietary Needs? We’ve Got You Covered!

We understand that our guests may have specific dietary requirements, allergies, or preferences. We are more than happy to accommodate your needs, whether you have allergies, dietary restrictions, or follow a vegetarian or vegan diet. Please inform us in advance of any special requests so we can ensure that our menu includes suitable alternatives for you to enjoy during our culinary experience. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we will make every effort to meet your needs and ensure you have a memorable and enjoyable dining experience.