Gather together family and friends and spend a morning or afternoon in the kitchen with hands-on experience of Tuscan cuisine using fresh, seasonal ingredients to create simple yet tasty recipes that you will be able to use time and time again.Classes last between 2-3 hours either in the morning or early evening and are followed by a sumptuous Italian meal (lunch or dinner) which you will have prepared alongside your chef in the comfort of your own rental home. Each class is uniquely designed especially for you and your group.
The preparation of your meal includes an antipasto tasting, followed by either a selection of home-made pastas with several sauces, a seasonal risotto or a hearty zuppa, which is then followed by a meat or fish based secondo dish with side course and a dessert finale.During your meal, red and white wine will be served.Staff include a professional English speaking chef as well as an assistant who sets the table, serves and clears up afterwards.
Fiori di zucca ripieni – Deep fried ricotta stuffed zucchini flowers Ravioli di asparagi selvatici con un burro di parmigiano e salvia - Home-made ravioli filled with ricotta and wild asparagus in a parmesan and sage butter Pesce in cartoccio – Fish baked in a bag Pesche agli Amaretti con gelato alla canella – Baked Amaretto peaches with cinnamon ice-cream
A TUSCAN HARVEST Melanzane Parmigiana – Oven-baked eggplant in a parmesan and tomato sauce Risotto ai funghi porcini – Porcini mushroom risotto Pollo alla Cacciatora – “Hunter’s” chicken in a tomato and olive sauce Tiramisu - A little "pick me up" of mascarpone and coffee soaked lady fingers
Half day hands on cooking lesson
85euro per person
Non-cooking guests wishing to dine
35euro per person
Rate includes aprons, recipe sheets and all ingredients, followed by a fully serviced 3 course lunch or dinner with house wine.
All costings are for a minimum of 6 persons but discounts may be available for larger groups—please ask.
VILLA SERVICE SRL THE TUSCAN CHEF, INSPIRING CULINARY JOURNEYS Tel/Fax: +39 0583 971464