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

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Hunt Truffle it is a team work of hunter and his dog. Experience the most famous and traditional umbrian food Norcia it is a small village in Umbria, in the national park of sibillini mountains, base of our experential and cooking Our guests learn how to make tagliatelle from scratch during our Norcia cooking classes During our Norcia vacation, we have the exclusive opportunity to go truffle hunting with champion truffle-hunting dogs We get many ingredients for our hands on cooking classes from the specialty butcher shops of Norcia Our Norcia cooking classes feature a diverse menu of both land and sea culinary specialties Walking in Norcia in Umbria you can experience a lot of butcher shops selling traditional salami, prosciutto, sausages Tagliatelle with balck truffle of Norcia are a must in Umbria cusine...and we will not miss them One of our night during Norcia cooking week we will enjoy a party night with some local friends Our vacations are more than just food, wine and culture. They create deep bonds that stretch beyond Italy and Umbria Our Norcia vacation features making fresh pecorino and ricotta cheese from scratch, taught by a local shepherd Our vacations are all about cultural immersion. Teaching our guests the most we can about Italian culture fuels us During our Cheese Experience we will make pecorino and ricotta chesse using the traditional recipe The valley of Castelluccio blooms with poppies in June, creating amazing photo opportunities for our Umbria guests Winery Experience in Umbria, visint local winery with lunch and wine pairing included. A master chocolatier guides us through the process of making perfect chocolates during our Umbria vacation The hands-on chocolate class at the Perugina factory are highly customizable and always come out delicious Sagrantino grapes it is use to make the Umbrian Sagrantino wine, one of the most famous of the region, rich in Tannin Oilve oil it is an experience we cannot miss in Umbria. During our cooking vacation we visit an ancient family run mill Harvesting umbrian olives from an orchard with a family run mill One of the best experience we offer in Umbria and Norcia it is make the traditional Umbria Pizza, torta al testo Harvesting umbrian olives from an orchard with a family run mill Making the own cioccolatino one of the main experience of our foodie vacation in Norcia. Norcia is home to what is known all around Italy as some of the best salami in the world 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 Tons of Sausages and Cold Cuts are everywhere in Norcia where it is centenary tradition make them Umbria, like the rest of Italy, has no shortage of breathtaking views and unique beauty During our food vacation in Umbria and Norcia we taste several local, traditional products well-known all around Italy Making fresh pasta is an awesome hands-on experience that includes everyone in the culinary process During our week in Norcia we meet a local shepherd and with him we make fresh ricotta and Pecorino cheese Pizza Experience making pizza with a local masterchef or mkaing the traditional umbria pizza in a loca pastry shop Sometime happen that during a truffle hunting in our experential holiday in Umbria we found a lot of truffle Cooking classes with locals in Umbria. Our week includes classes with michelin star chef and local "mamma" or During harvest season in Umbria, we take our guests to a local farm to pick and press their own olives Butchers in Norcia originated many of the current day practices used today for making Italian cured meats During our Norcia vacation. We visit local butcher shops to discover the specialty cured meats of Umbria Our Norcia vacation is a great opportunity to discover some of the rare untouched beauty of Italy Fresh pasta during our Norcia cooking class it's made only of flavour and local eggs. The traditional recipe Class chocolate it is one of the highlights of experential vacation in Umbria Our Norcia vacation features a trip to beautiful Assisi to explore its well-known basilica