UMBRIAN HOME COOKING EXPERIENCES

  • Culinary Workshops & Cooking Classes in Umbria in English
  • Half day Workshop. Duration about 4 hours.
  • Available from 2 participants* all year round on request.

Our Cooking&Culinary workshops are designed for those who are passionate about good food and eating well: making Umbrian pasta tagliatelle and pappardelle, pizza al testo, the traditional flat bread stuffed with tasty pork meat, soups by local renowned legumes like lentils from Castelluccio di Norcia, Fagiolina del Trasimeno and other typical beans.
All the recipes proposed are part of the daily Umbrian cooking, tasty and simple to make and re-make at your home, an unforgettable “souvenir” of Italy to amaze your friends.

HALF DAY WORKSHOPS + WINE TASTING + INTRODUCTION TO OLIVE OIL

Each workshop includes the preparation and the tasting of the dishes made by the participants in pairing with two Umbrian wines +  an overview on the use of olive oil in Umbrian and Central Italy culinary tradition. Our Cooking Experiences are conducted by local cooks in cooperation with us. Guided wine tasting led by the Discovering Umbria Team.

  • Individual and Small Group Cooking Classes: our Cooking Classes are available from 2 - 4 participants to max. 8 - 10 people. Our aim is to offer the best authentic and intimate experience to our guests.
  • Private Cooking Classes for Small Groups of max. 10 - 12 participants part of the same club, family or group of friends also available on request.
  • Pasta in Villa: easy cooking workshops directly at your villa/countryhouse in Todi and surroundings (min. 6 people)
  • Our Culinary workshops and Cooking Classes are held in English and located in Todi area (near Perugia).

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Some proposals:

PASTA MAKING

Making pappardelle and tagliatelle, traditional pasta made by flour and eggs, and two sauces based on seasonal ingredients.
*Available starting from 2 participants

UMBRIAN LEGUMES SOUPS

Making of 3 different soups: lentils, chickpeas and fava beans. Preparation of Torta al Testo simple version (Umbrian Flat bread with flour and water)
*Available starting from 2 participants
Suitable for vegetarians

PIZZA AL TESTO FLAT BREAD MAKING: BE UMBRIAN!

Making Pizza or Torta al testo, the Umbrian flat bread in two different versions + traditional cooking on the fireplace (grilling with oak and olive tree wood) of pork sausages and bacon to stuff our breads.
Available starting for 4 participants (4 people booking together)

BEING NORCINO: CURED MEAT WORKSHOP **SPECIAL

Preparation of sausages, salami, capocollo, strutto (lard used in cooking) and all the other pork based Umbrian specialities.
Available starting from 6 participants (6 people booking together)
Suitable only for real meat lovers

Notes on the ingredients used: in our culinary workshops, we use standard wheat flour [farina di grano duro] containing gluten [no gluten free]. Eggs are also widely used. It is not possible for us to replace these two basic ingredients. If you have a very light food intolerance or simply you don't like any food/ingredient, please let us know and we'll try to replace it.  Thanks!

Click here for more detailed information on the HOME COOKING EXPERIENCES available during your stay in Umbria!