One of the best and most common reasons to visit Italy is to learn to cook Italian dishes. Italian Delights designs this 5 days cooking holidays for food lovers looking for a unique experience and authentic Italian recipes and cooking techniques. Not only that, Italian Delights also brings you to hunt for the elusive and delicious truffles Italy is known for. For chocolate lovers, worry not, because you will also enjoy some chocolate tastings. And to top it all, enjoy wine classes and tastings on this tour.
This cooking holiday takes place in Piemonte region in Italy.
You will be cooking the following dishes in this tour.
When the grape skins have given color and essences to the wine that is the moment to turn them into grappa, the traditional spirit to finish a Piedmontese meal. Take a guided visit of a distillery with final tasting.
So close, so far for Alba and Asti: the same river Tanaro, a similar history and a rivalry from Middle Ages. A guided tour of Alba and/or Asti lets you discover their wonderful old town centers, among towers, buildings, baptisteries and cathedrals.
A day in one of the thermal spas of Acqui Terme, known from the Romans, or in Vinadio, among the mountains of the enchanting Stura valley.
Any trip has a richer taste if you go with a tour guide, not a boring guide, but someone who lives on this land everyday and is able to show you with skills, passion and professionalism.
Piedmont is famous for his meat. Go to discover them by visiting pigs and calves farm from the stall to the salami production with final tasting.
Tour the Alta Langa, the higher part of Langhe hills, to discover the grazing where the typical goat and sheep tume are produced. Take a guided tour of a dairy and have cheese tasting.
The Langhe hills are the heart of a particular hazelnut, the Piedmont IGP, which is considered the best in the world. To know it we will visit a craft nougat factory where hazelnuts and chocolate turn into nougats, cookies, cakes and sweet truffles. These are delights for all the senses.
A guided tour in a rice farm in Vercelli area with tasting of risotti
A flight with the balloon to find out the long land strips called Langhe, the Roero rocks and the path of Tanaro river. An unforgettable emotion!