Italian cooking course, organic farm and wine-tasting

Apulian cuisine is the treasure of the famous Cucina Mediterranea. Simple, light and rustic, it presents some of the most classic and basic culinary elements of the region.

Apulia, the most prominent manufacturer of durum wheat in Italy produces this important grain required for the production of Pasta Secca. Apulia is also the largest oil producer in Italy, filling countless bottles of its spicy, fruity, acidic “green gold” from ripe olives, not only to stock the shelves of Italy but also exported to the rest of Europe and the world.

Italian cooking course, organic farm and wine-tasting

In our italian cooking course you learn in two afternoons how to prepare some of the main dishes of Apulia. The preparation of regional cuisine is under the guidance of a local culinary expert. Afterwards you enjoy the delicacies with a good wine of the region. http://www.direfaregustare.com/ The introduction to Apulian cuisine is topped off with a guided tour of the organic farm Il Frantoio in Ostuni, with its medieval olive mill. You will taste a delicious meal based on homemade Apulian cuisine prepared with organic products www.masseriailfrantoio.it.
Also a guided tour of the wine cellar Cantina Albea, with its vineyard. Following a wine-tasting accompanied with some delicious local products and one Primo Piatto www.albeavini.com.

 

Culinary Art of Apulia: Further Highlights

Enjoy time with Nonna (grandma) Stella that will teach how to prepare pasta fresca (homemade pasta).
Guided tour to a family-run olive farm. Learn about the history and cultivation process of olives.
Journey to a typical cheese dairy farm to learn how Mozzarella is prepared and tasting of fresh and homemade mozzarella!
Experience all this and the great meals at the best Trattorie of the region. Then..enjoy your meal!