is no better way to get that la dolce vita experience
- the idea that life is to be sweetly savored - than by
taking an expert culinary tour of Italy.
take their food seriously, but in the serving and consuming
of a good home-cooked meal - life is never more slow or
langorous! Soups, pasta, main course, fruit, cheeses and
sweets are the mainstays of an Italian meal, puntuated by
good wine, good conversation, and lots of laughter.
the links, below, and begin discovering all the pleasures
in store for travelers who partake in native Italian cooking
that for many tourists literally defines Italy....
it comes to Italian cooking tours, there are so many options
available it's best to take a deep breath to decide where
your heart lies.
may be based in the country or in a major city, or concentrate
on the local culture with natural, fresh ingredients in
season, or center around famous wines in a particular region.
Some Italian cooking tours are for serious cooks and quite
intensive, while others are more relaxed and allow for related
excursions to Italian
wineries, farms, olive groves, or trips to major area
cooking tours are limited to six days working with the same
chef, others may include a longer stay with several different
expert chefs from which to learn different techniques firsthand.
Of course, given the tremendous variety of tours available,
prices can range anywhere from US$700, to several thousand
dollars for a complete "cook's tour."
the variety of Italian cooking tours available, one thing
is clear. Half the fun is planning and deciding on the one
just right for you.
about Italian cooking classes & travel tours On the
Margaret Italian Cooking Holidays
& Culture Workshops in Tuscany
Cooking & Living Tours
Kitchen with Tuscan Masters
Cooking & Wine Tour