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

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Our Umbria olive harvest vacation features an excellent in-depth look into Italian lifestyle and culture The hands-on chocolate class at the Perugina factory are highly customizable and always come out delicious We like to do our own shopping for our hands-on cooking classes any chance we can. It is a great time to meet the locals Harvesting umbrian olives from an orchard with a family run mill In Norcia, we have the opportunity to hunt for black truffles with locals. This is a unique activity to Umbria 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 Sometime happen that during a truffle hunting in our experential holiday in Umbria we found a lot of truffle Enjoying the largely undiscovered beauty that is the Umbria region Norcia is home to what is known all around Italy as some of the best salami in the world During our Cheese Experience we will make pecorino and ricotta chesse using the traditional recipe Sagrantino grapes it is use to make the Umbrian Sagrantino wine, one of the most famous of the region, rich in Tannin Our day trip to Montefalco includes a tour, tasting and lunch at a Sagrantino wine cellar in Umbria Umbria, like the rest of Italy, has no shortage of breathtaking views and unique beauty Prosciutto of Norcia is known as one of the most delicious and sought after meats all over Italy Fresh pasta during our Norcia cooking class it's made only of flavour and local eggs. The traditional recipe Harvesting umbrian olives from an orchard with a family run mill Food vacations and food tours in Umbria. We include even a chocolate class at Perugina Factory Getting everyone involved during our Umbrian cooking classes makes the fresh pasta that much better During our Norcia vacation, we have the exclusive opportunity to go truffle hunting with champion truffle-hunting dogs Walking in Norcia in Umbria you can experience a lot of butcher shops selling traditional salami, prosciutto, sausages Our Norcia vacation features three full hands on cooking classes where we learn culinary specialties of Umbria One of the best experience we offer in Umbria and Norcia it is make the traditional Umbria Pizza, torta al testo Make new friends during our vacation it is one of the experience we want to guarantee during our week in Norcia During our Norcia vacation, we discover Castelluccio in the National Park of Sibillini Mountains Cooking classes with locals in Umbria. Our week includes classes with michelin star chef and local "mamma" or We get many ingredients for our hands on cooking classes from the specialty butcher shops of Norcia We will drive up to Castelluccio in the National Park of Sibillini to enjoy poppies field during the end of June Our guests learn how to make tagliatelle from scratch during our Norcia cooking classes Our Norcia vacation features a visit to a Sagrantino winery for a tasting and tour of the intimate location Oilve oil it is an experience we cannot miss in Umbria. During our cooking vacation we visit an ancient family run mill Shops like a local and experience Umbria visiting local small fruit and butcher shops before cooking with your chef Class chocolate it is one of the highlights of experential vacation in Umbria Our vacations are all about cultural immersion. Teaching our guests the most we can about Italian culture fuels us Our Norcia vacation in Umbria features a tour of a wine cellar famous for its Sagrantino wine Experential holidays in Umbria in touch with locals. Visit to a small family run olive mill to enjoy a good Bruschetta Our cooking and experential vacations in Italy often include a pizza class with a pizza masterchef.. One of the calss of our Norcia and Umbria Vacation will be at Perugina Factory. A chocolate Master will be our instructo 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 Our vacations are more than just food, wine and culture. They create deep bonds that stretch beyond Italy and Umbria Harvesting umbrian olives from an orchard with a family run mill