Waking up early in the morning to go shopping at the market, meeting the producers and choose with them the most genuine ingredients and seasonal fruits, talking to the best cooks and steal their few secrets on typical local dishes, cooking together in the warmth that only an old house among the Tuscan hills can offer…
Try the true taste of Tuscany!
There are cooking class experiences that only the Tourism Artizans can give us. If your dream is to learn to cook according to the taste of Tuscan tradition, learn techniques to taste good wine and find out how to match your favorite dishes, this article will reveal you a secret. Eating, drinking and learning how to cook around in Tuscany has never been so simple!
With Tourizan you only need a tablecloth, a few friends and start to have fun in the kitchen!
Everyone at the table then, to try 5 cooking class experiences in Tuscany!
1 – Tour of the vineyards and olive groves with didactic notions in San Casciano VP, Florence
Tuscany, land of great wines. The first tour is precisely to discover the ancient “nectar” origins, to learn all about Tuscan wine, from the cultivation of the grapes to the secrets of the wine making process. Our Artisans will accompany you for a tasting tour through the countryside of Florence, between ancient villas, cottages, churches, monasteries and hills as far as the eye can see. You will have the unique opportunity to learn everything there is to know about wine and extra virgin on oil olive, the true heart of Tuscan cuisine!
2 – One day in the kitchen with Anna, in the heart of Florence
But if food tasting is not enough for you and you really want to be the king of the kitchen, the best experience for you is with Mrs. Anna. A whole day with her, to live an authentic Italian experience. It starts early in the morning, with some shopping at Sant’Ambrogio market, where local producers display their wares: fresh fruits and vegetables, ricotta, Parmesan and fresh fish, quality meats and poultry from the nearby countryside, as well as pasta , rice and olives … After you will go back in the kitchen, in the historic center of Florence, where under the expert eye of Mrs. Anna will begin to prepare the tasty delicacies of the Tuscan tradition. Pasta will star and Anna’s sauces will be unforgettable!
3 – Fingers in the pie, with the chef Dario in Fiesole, Florence
If the homemade pasta is your thing and you’re ready to get in the game to learn all about eggs, rolling pin and dough, a cooking class with chef Dario is the experience you are looking for. The strangest techniques will be explained in a simple and fun way and you will learn the secrets of Tuscan tradition. Get fun and knead various formats: from stuffed pasta to tagliatelle, from tortellini to cappelletti, accompanied by delicious homemade sauces.
4 – Private room cooking and romantic night with the chef, in Florence
Want to learn to cook and give a magical surprise to your sweetheart, perhaps during a romantic weekend? Be guided by the chef, choose the ingredients you prefer and get ventured into one of the delicious recipes of the Tuscan tradition. You can prepare an unforgettable dinner in the privacy of your apartment, a unique opportunity to taste, by candlelight, the delicacies of Italian cuisine.
5 – Sunset and dinner in Siena and Chianti
Tuscany is known, is not only a land of delicacies. Looking for an unforgettable experience that can combine food, culture and a touch of romance? Choose the culinary tour through the hills and Tuscan flavors. It starts from Florence in the early afternoon to reach Siena and the marvelous hills of the Chianti, covered by vineyards and immersed in the medieval atmosphere that still reigns in this region. Visit the narrow streets of the city, let yourself be charmed by its artistic beauty and then, after sunset, the tour will take you to a beautiful wine cellar, where you finally will have the opportunity to taste the best local products, such as meats, bruschetta, extra virgin olive oil and, of course, excellent Chianti.
The gastronomic tours in Tuscany are countless, but only with Tourizan you can really take part in the unique experience of a cooking class tour and learn how to prepare typical Tuscan dishes. Discover the true taste of Tuscany, and leave for your beautiful ride under the guidance of skilled chefs, to become a true Tuscan foodie!