Journey into Tuscan cuisine
The villa kitchen, with an atmosphere rich in memories opens its doors to small groups. Guests arrive in the kitchen and following a brief introduction, immediately begin working. By following the teachings of the cooks, who are happy to answer questions, and by hands on collaboration, all steps of preparing a complete meal will be revealed.
Simple recipes with seasonal, local and organic ingredients: focaccia, flat bread, handmade pasta, vegetables, meats, sauces, desserts and biscotti. Once prepared, all of the dishes will then be enjoyed at the table, in the elegant setting of the family dining room, accompanied and paired with the organic wines from the Estate.
Classes start at 10 am with a guided tour of the abbey, its renaissance gardens, frescoed salons, cloister and historical ageing cellars. By 10:30 class begins, it will end after lunch with coffee and grappa served in the large fireplace room.
Classes include: cooking lesson, dining, wines, guided visit, recipes, a diploma and the apron.