Photos - Wine, Cooking, Truffles & Chocolate: A Foodie's Paradise in Umbria and Tuscany

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Sometime happen that during a truffle hunting in our experential holiday in Umbria we found a lot of truffle During our Norcia vacation, we discover Castelluccio in the National Park of Sibillini Mountains Our day-trip to Assisi provides beautiful views of the Umbrian landscape and scenery Butchers in Norcia originated many of the current day practices used today for making Italian cured meats Harvesting umbrian olives from an orchard with a family run mill During our week in Norcia we meet a local shepherd and with him we make fresh ricotta and Pecorino cheese Our vacations are all about cultural immersion. Teaching our guests the most we can about Italian culture fuels us The black truffles of Norcia are known all around Italy as the best in the country Our week in Norcia features a visit to a free range pig farm to see the special pigs that can only be found in this area We get many ingredients for our hands on cooking classes from the specialty butcher shops of Norcia Pizza Experience making pizza with a local masterchef or mkaing the traditional umbria pizza in a loca pastry shop Cooking class and Chocolate experience in Umbria Harvesting umbrian olives from an orchard with a family run mill One of our night during Norcia cooking week we will enjoy a party night with some local friends During our Norcia vacation. We visit local butcher shops to discover the specialty cured meats of Umbria Our Norcia vacation features a trip to beautiful Assisi to explore its well-known basilica Experience a truffle hunting in Umbria. With a local hunter and his dog we will walk in the forest Norcia is home to what is known all around Italy as some of the best salami in the world During harvest season in Umbria, we take our guests to a local farm to pick and press their own olives Walking in Norcia in Umbria you can experience a lot of butcher shops selling traditional salami, prosciutto, sausages Castelluccio is an undiscovered gem of Italy that we love to highlight on our Umbria vacation Umbria, like the rest of Italy, has no shortage of breathtaking views and unique beauty We will make tagliatelle with truffle from scratch during our cooking classes in Norcia and Umbria. Our guests learn how to make tagliatelle from scratch during our Norcia cooking classes One of the best experience we offer in Umbria and Norcia it is make the traditional Umbria Pizza, torta al testo Hunt Truffle it is a team work of hunter and his dog. Experience the most famous and traditional umbrian food Oilve oil it is an experience we cannot miss in Umbria. During our cooking vacation we visit an ancient family run mill The Perugina chocolate is the perfect time for everyone to let loose and be silly We will meet local friends for a BBQ night that will be an unforgettable Umbria Experience. Sagrantino grapes it is use to make the Umbrian Sagrantino wine, one of the most famous of the region, rich in Tannin A master chocolatier guides us through the process of making perfect chocolates during our Umbria vacation The Michelin star dinner we are treated to in Norcia is a wonderful culinary experience Cooking classes with locals in Umbria. Our week includes classes with michelin star chef and local "mamma" or Our Umbria olive harvest vacation features an excellent in-depth look into Italian lifestyle and culture During our Norcia vacation, we have the exclusive opportunity to go truffle hunting with champion truffle-hunting dogs Our Norcia vacation features a visit to a Sagrantino winery for a tasting and tour of the intimate location Our Norcia vacation is a great opportunity to discover some of the rare untouched beauty of Italy Tons of Sausages and Cold Cuts are everywhere in Norcia where it is centenary tradition make them Tagliatelle with balck truffle of Norcia are a must in Umbria cusine...and we will not miss them Harvesting umbrian olives from an orchard with a family run mill Experential holidays in Umbria in touch with locals. Visit to a small family run olive mill to enjoy a good Bruschetta