10. From Bologna: 10-Day Private Tuscany Cooking Trip w/ Lodging
10 day all-inclusive trip exploring the food and flavors of Northern Italy with your personal chef.I’m Stefano Corvucci your private chef and guide. I will take you on a journey to the places where the traditional Italian dishes were born.
We’ll cook and eat together the best Italian dishes, according to the season, Foods like porcini and chanterelle mushrooms, white truffles, local meats and seafood, regional salumi and cheeses, fresh vegetables and of course- handmade pastas;
We'll drink and appreciate my favorite Italian Wines: Barolo and Barbaresco, Valpolicella and Amarone, Sangiovese, Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Super Tuscans
Guided tour of the famous food markets in Bologna;
Personal cooking lessons at my mountain retreat in the Apennines
Dining in my favorite restaurants, picnicking in the woods, cooking Pellegrino Artusi traditional recipes in my kitchen;
Visiting local farmers, wine cellars and markets;
Visit to the Sanctuary of La Verna (Tuscany) founded by St. Francis of Assisi: here we’ll admire the beautiful works of lead-glazed terracotta by Andrea Della Robbia;
Visit to Borgo San Sepolcro (Tuscany), home of the painter Piero della Francesca, where we’ll visit the local museum with frescoes of the Resurrection of Christ and the Polyptych of the Misericordia;
Visit to Monterchi (Tuscany) where we'll admire Piero della Franceasca's Madonna del Parto;
Visit Montefeltro, land of the Renaissance King Federico Duke of Urbino.
Sant'Agata Feltria, Pennabilli, Monte Fumaiolo are just some of the dozens of welcoming towns and villages where art mixes with food, natural beauty and tradition, creating an intimate charm for those who visit;