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4 Days Food and Cooking Holiday in Malamocco, Italy

Overview

Italy Cooking Vacation

Discover the hidden taste of the old town of Malamocco with a famous local chef in town. Learn more about the local cuisine and experience the joy of picking your own ingredients and cooking in the historic kitchen of the 16th century villa in Relais Alberti. You will have plenty of time to relax in the blooming gardens and take a break from the crowded Venice while sipping aromatic water or a tasty glass of wine.

Highlights

  • 2 cooking lessons
  • Cycling to pick up cooking ingredients
  • Ample time to relax or explore the surrounding
  • Pick up service from Pier Lido
  • Certificate of participations
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Special gift from Alberti
  • All meals
  • 2 days with instruction
  • Italian, English
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Alberti is much more than a tourist hotel; it is first and foremost an experiential journey where every moment becomes an opportunity to see, smell, taste, touch, and live. Alberti is a place to rediscover the smells and scents of forgotten flavors and sensations, away from the routine of the city. It's a place to get together and to rediscover the simple pleasures of life.

Relais Alberti consists of two close by XVI century villas: Cà Alberti and Cà del Borgo. Both villas are reachable either by car or boat. They are furnished with ancient Venetian furniture, Murano glass chandeliers, precious carpets and fabrics, and marvelous stuccos. There, you can really get the feeling of the past.

All rooms at Alberti are equipped with every comfort that includes room service, TV, air-conditioning, bathrobe, Wi-Fi, and telephone.

Day 1 - Arrival

  • Welcome to Relais Alberti with a glass of Prosecco.
  • 19:45 Get acquainted; dinner with Le Locandiere.

Day 2 - Making pasta and sauces from grandma's recipes book

  • Wake up with Alberti's tasty homemade breakfast
  • 10:30 Collect ingredients in the garden or local market
  • 12:00 Cooking lesson with Le Locandiere. Learn to make cheese-filled ravioli, gnocchi, lasagna with different sauces and tiramisù.
  • 14:00 Enjoy lunch which you prepared.
  • There will be wine pairing with every dish.

Day 3 - Orto e Laguna "Cicchetti "

  • Wake up with tasty homemade breakfast.
  • 10:30 Shop at the fishermen market.
  • 12:00 Cooking lesson with Le Locandiere. Try your hands at making Chicchetti : Saor - Folpetti - Baccalà - Baked Mussels
  • 14:00 Enjoy the dish you prepared as lunch.
  • There will be wine pairing with every dish.

Day 4 - Departure

  • Wake up with tasty homemade breakfast.
  • 11:00 Certificate of attendance and farewell gift

Cooking classes

The holiday includes a five-minute ride by bike to reach Alberti's vegetable garden. There, the chefs will show you their beautiful orchard and pick up the fresh and 100% organic ingredients to prepare the seasoned aromatic salt, jams, pesto, or tomato sauce.

You will also learn cooking with Mrs. Liverina in the stunning ancient kitchen of Ca' del Borgo Villa. The true icon of the Malamocco Old Town will teach you the Malamocchina sauce recipe, with tomato and mussels, and learn how to make fresh pasta filled with local ingredients and herbs.

  • Michela Cafarchia

    Michela is Alberti's founder and cooking class instructor.

  • Micaela

    Micaela is a chef and cooking class instructor at Alberti.

Relais Alberti consists of two close by XVI century villas: Cà Alberti and Cà del Borgo. It’s located in the center of the little village of Malamocco, on the island of Venice Lido. This historical village has been one of the first original settlements in the city of Venice.

Activities
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
General
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Bar
  • Concierge desk
  • Garden
  • Lounge
Services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Room cleaning

At Alberti, food is 100% organic and handmade and comes daily from the bio orchard, starting from the breakfast, Alberti’s specialty, to the finger food and special recipes they offer their guests during the day.

On day three, you will have a cooking lesson with Mrs. Liverina, a true icon of the Malamocco old town, who will teach you the Malamocchina sauce recipe with tomato and mussels. You will learn how to make fresh pasta filled with local ingredients and herbs.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Organic
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
(If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

You can relax in the blooming gardens and take a break from the crowded Venice while sipping aromatic water or a tasty glass of wine accompanied by the delicious homemade sandwiches and Panini.

  • 1 dinner
  • 2 cooking classes
  • 2 lunches at Relais Alberti
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Pick up by car from the Pier Lido
  • Special gift

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE).

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

Venice, Italy

Alberti is much more than a tourist hotel. It is an experiential journey where every moment becomes an opportunity to see, smell, taste, touch, and live.

Speaks English

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4 days / 3 nights

Low season
  • November - April

 

High season
  • May - October

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