Medici

Cooking Classes

Program:

Meet your guide in the lobby and departure for an amazing tour during which you can enjoy your free time walking along the characteristic streets and dedicate a half day to the “Lands of Renaissance”, discovering the historical center of Cerreto Guidi and among the hill, you will have the chance to visit the villa owned by De Medici Family, the dynasty who ruled Florence in its best period.

Seeking to escape from the stress and strain of life in the city, the Medici principles fled to their luxurious country manors. The Villa still preserve their splendid Italian style gardens as well as their highly elegant interiors, which include the period furniture and furnishings. After the visit Let yourself to experience the real Tuscan cuisine. Your personal chef will be waiting for you at our villa and farmhouse , totally immersed into a perfect natural environment with animals, vineyards and olive trees all around.

You will be introduced into the most antique and traditional Tuscan recipes and will and next will start kneading with you! The most famous specialty is surely the fresh pasta: pappardelle, tagliatelle or tagliolini, stuffed with fresh ricotta and herbs, as well as potato gnocchi seasoned with traditional sauces. You will prepare one of these doughs on your own. The main will be followed by a second course and a delicious dessert. You will learn some of our cuisine’s secrets…one of the best souvenirs you can bring home with you!

After the cooking lesson, you will enjoy the cooked meal accompanied by excellent Chianti and Super Tuscan wines. After lunch/dinner and relaxing time, enjoying our property.

TIME
LENGTH

6 hours

AUDIENCE

Individuals | Groups

INCLUDED

Medici tour and Cooking Class > bruschetta and appetizers, hand made fresh pasta (tagliatelle, stuffed ravioli or similar), second course, dessert.

NOT INCLUDED: Everything not written under “Included”.

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