Photos - Wine, Cooking, & The Olive Oil Harvest - Norcia

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Castelluccio is an undiscovered gem of Italy that we love to highlight on our Umbria vacation During our Cheese Experience we will make pecorino and ricotta chesse using the traditional recipe 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 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 Walking in Norcia in Umbria you can experience a lot of butcher shops selling traditional salami, prosciutto, sausages Tons of Sausages and Cold Cuts are everywhere in Norcia where it is centenary tradition make them Our cooking and experential vacations in Italy often include a pizza class with a pizza masterchef.. During harvest season we like to pick, press and pour our own olive oil during the Norcia vacation we host in Umbria During our food vacation in Umbria and Norcia we taste several local, traditional products well-known all around Italy Our Norcia vacation is a great opportunity to discover some of the rare untouched beauty of Italy One of our night during Norcia cooking week we will enjoy a party night with some local friends Food is a great way to learn about the rich culture and tradition of Norcia and the Umbrian region of Italy Food vacations and food tours in Umbria. We include even a chocolate class at Perugina Factory Our day trip to Montefalco includes a tour, tasting and lunch at a Sagrantino wine cellar in Umbria Cooking class of handmade pasta in Umbria, making ravioli with ricotta from scratch The black truffles of Norcia are known all around Italy as the best in the country We will make tagliatelle with truffle from scratch during our cooking classes in Norcia and Umbria. The winery tour in our Umbrian vacation includes an in-depth Sagrantino wine tasting experience Making fresh pasta is an awesome hands-on experience that includes everyone in the culinary process Norcia it is a small village in Umbria, in the national park of sibillini mountains, base of our experential and cooking Our Norcia vacation features three full hands on cooking classes where we learn culinary specialties of Umbria Hunt Truffle it is a team work of hunter and his dog. Experience the most famous and traditional umbrian food Experience a truffle hunting in Umbria. With a local hunter and his dog we will walk in the forest The Experential week in Norcia and Umbria includes local town market and local shops where buy food before cooking class The hands-on chocolate class at the Perugina factory are highly customizable and always come out delicious One of the calss of our Norcia and Umbria Vacation will be at Perugina Factory. A chocolate Master will be our instructo In June, the lentil fields of Castelluccio bloom with beautiful flowers and create amazing photo opportunities Pizza Experience making pizza with a local masterchef or mkaing the traditional umbria pizza in a loca pastry shop We love the appreciation our guests show us and we love discover the hidden gems of Italy with our groups During our week in Norcia we meet a local shepherd and with him we make fresh ricotta and Pecorino cheese Experential holidays in Umbria in touch with locals. Visit to a small family run olive mill to enjoy a good Bruschetta We will drive up to Castelluccio in the National Park of Sibillini to enjoy poppies field during the end of June A master chocolatier guides us through the process of making perfect chocolates during our Umbria vacation Making the own cioccolatino one of the main experience of our foodie vacation in Norcia. One of the best experience we offer in Umbria and Norcia it is make the traditional Umbria Pizza, torta al testo We use the special Norcia black truffles we find ourselves later on in our hands-on cooking classes Norcia is home to what is known all around Italy as some of the best salami in the world Fresh pasta during our Norcia cooking class it's made only of flavour and local eggs. The traditional recipe Our day-trip to Assisi provides beautiful views of the Umbrian landscape and scenery Our vacations are more than just food, wine and culture. They create deep bonds that stretch beyond Italy and Umbria Experience local family run farms. Pig farmer, lentis farmes, cheese and sheppard in Umbria