Gourmet Italian cooking holiday week in Le Marche
Our Cookery courses in Italy combine a stay at award winning Villa San Raffaello with the culinary skills, gastronomic training and classes at the Sarnano Cooking school.
On a week’s cookery holiday you will cook and prepare a wide range of Anti pasta’s including Crostini’s, Bruschetta and special Torte Verdura to name just a few. Make your own Gnocchi and fine egg Pasta – cooked the authentic Italian way with typical Le Marche fillings and delicious sauces.
Seasonal main courses could include Wild Boar stew with juniper, Beef Tagliata with green pepper sauce. Deserts or dolce may include Panna Cotta or Apple Torte della Nonna with vino cotto zabaglione.
After our Italian Cooking classes you will receive the recipes of all the dishes cooked during your stay and a certificate on completion of the culinary course. The chefs have chosen dishes that you can easily make at home, using ingredients that you can usually find in most markets, shops and delicatessans.
Our Italian cooking classes are suitable for couples, friends and family travelling together.
The cooking lessons will be followed by the meal where you will eat the food and the gastronomic delights that you prepared with the chefs.
Italian culinary vacation – The accommodation
You will stay in self catering accommodation and if your party is between 2 and 4 people you will share either 2 bedroomed apartment Elisa or Damiano, if your party size is 5 or more then you will stay in either apartment Gigi or Grazia.
Optional Foodie holiday extras
You can add a Le Marche food and wine tour into your itinerary, during which you will visit a range of wonderful artisan food producers and wine cantinas in the rolling hills near the villa. The additional cost per head is €75.
Le Marche Truffle Hunt
From June onwards you can take part in a truffle hunt where you will accompany a local truffle hunter and his dog into the local woods that surround the beautiful Sibillini National Park. The truffles that you find will be incorporated into the recipes and dishes that you prepare at the next lesson. The cost is €40 per head for 7 people or more/ €45 for 5 or 6/ €50 for 3 or 4/ €55 for 2 or €100 solo.
Ad Hoc Cooking Lessons in Le Marche Italy
You can add on cookery lessons to your holiday at Villa San Raffaello. A full morning or afternoon of 3 hours learning to cook 3 dishes that includes eating the dishes at Lunch or Dinner costs €100 each for 2 people, €75 each for 3 people, €55 for 4 people or €50 for 5 people or more