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Perugia: Market Tour, Cooking Class, and Name Your Recipes

1. Perugia: Market Tour, Cooking Class, and Name Your Recipes

Try food shopping at a local market and traditional food shop along with your expert host. See the amazing produce and get inspired about the ingredients you’d love to experiment with. After choosing your ingredients, head back at your host's home in order to create and name two of your very own recipes. Using the 3-5 staple ingredients that captured your imagination, immerse yourself in a private cooking class. With expert guidance, you will learn how to prepare your chosen ingredients and make two of your own Italian creations.   Cultivate your creativity and confidence in the kitchen by adding an Italian flair to your dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.

Perugia: Cooking Class at a Local's Home

2. Perugia: Cooking Class at a Local's Home

Immerse yourself in a cooking class at a local home, learning the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine and taste the fruit of your labor accompanied by local wines. During the lesson, the cook will reveal the tricks of the trade for three authentic local recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. You will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that will stay with you for life.

Assisi: Wine Tasting and Local Culture Sharing

3. Assisi: Wine Tasting and Local Culture Sharing

Meet your guide in the heart of Assisi at wine o’clock then head to a nearby tavern where your cultural adventure awaits. At the tavern, which is bursting with traditional charm, enjoy a tasting session of three different types of local wine. As you taste the wines, listen to your guide share their knowledge and learn about the variety of regional grapes and what makes them special compared to other parts of Italy. The wine will be accompanied by a selection of cold cuts and cheeses, perfectly paired to match the flavors and tones of the wines. As you enjoy the array of food and wine, engage in conversation with your guide and listen to tales of Italian history as well as local legends and medieval myths. Through your guide’s narration, discover what life in Assisi was like throughout the ages as well as the modern day. At the end of an unforgettable experience, receive a free bottle of local wine and a professional photo taken during the session.

Perugia: Pasta and Tiramisu Class

4. Perugia: Pasta and Tiramisu Class

During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.

Paciano: Organic Cooking Class at a Farm with Lunch and Wine

5. Paciano: Organic Cooking Class at a Farm with Lunch and Wine

Immerse yourself in authentic Italian culture with this cooking lesson at a farmhouse in Paciano. Use farm-fresh vegetables to make delectable recipes that your can recreate at home. Participate in a wine and olive oil tasting. Have the option to request a baby sitter if you want to take the kids.  Travel to a farmhouse on an estate that has sweeping views of the Tuscan countryside. Be greeted by your host who is an Italian mother. Listen to relaxing music as you learn to cook 3-4 pasta sauces (one meat sauce) and tiramisu. Create dishes using organic ingredients with seasonal vegetables from the organic kitchen garden. Get accommodations if you let your host know that you are vegetarian or gluten free. Find out how to taste olive oil and wine like an expert. Pickup some Italian words from your host. Sit down to a full meal with the food that you have created. Bring some leftovers back home with your for dinner.

Spoleto: Cooking Class at a Local's Home

6. Spoleto: Cooking Class at a Local's Home

Immerse yourself in a cooking class at a local home in Spoleto, learning the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine and taste the fruits of your labor accompanied by local wines. During the lesson, learn the tricks of the trade for three authentic local recipes from your chef. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Get your own workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. At the end of the class, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that will stay with you for life.

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