- Pickup and Drop-Off directly at your address.
- Travel by Mercedes or equivalent luxury-level car or minibus with an English-speaking driver (approx. 8 hours).
- Vegetarian Cooking Class end with lunch (or dinner)
PROGRAM|COOKING WITH LEGUMES |VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASS
Beginning back in the age of agriculture, legumes have been significant cropsin Italian history and cuisine asan important protein source. Because of their inherent protein content, culinary traditions from around the world have always made regular use of legumes, which have historically been called "meat of the field".Today, legumes are revalued asahealthy unrefined foodalso because they arenaturally gluten-freeand highly reccommended for those who suffer from coeliac disease.
Chickpeas, lentils, beans, peas, fava beans... AtMaMa Florences "Cooking with legumes" cooking class, we will select local organic legumes toteach you how to best cookthem preparing tasty dishes according to traditional recipes adapted for every season, along withexploring the nutritional characteristicsof each legume.
SAMPLE MENU|COOKING WITH LEGUMES |VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASS
Lentil ginger soup
Grass pea pat with fennel
"Ncapriata" (creamed fava beans with chicory)
Warm Saffron-scented salad of roasted eggplant and Cannellini beans
"Zimino" (chickpeas with Swiss chard)
Black beans and cocoa cake
COOKING WITH LEGUMES |VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASS
> Instruction with a chef specialized in vegetarian cookingCHIANTI WINE TOUR
> Preparation of a 4-course meal including appetizer, pasta dish, main dish and dessert
> Delicious meal of prepared dishes together with wine and water
> Coffee, tea and soft drinks
> Main topics and recipes of the dishes prepared during the class (PDF)
> Class duration: 3 hours plus time for lunch | approx. 4 hours
- Guided tasting of Chianti wines with English-speaking winery expert.
- Panoramic Photo Stops between the vineyards, olive grooves and cypress.
- Panoramic stop at Michelangelo Square (stunning view on Florence)
SPECIAL NOTE: Authentic Farmer Lunch + Wine Tasting + Olive Oil Tasting + Balsamic Vinegar Tasting + Wine Tours (see the cellars) are included in the total cost.