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Cooking Course


Cooking  course

Learn Italian through Cooking!

Cook, eat healthy and speak Italian!
You can spend an afternoon in the kitchen trying out the methods and techniques of traditional Umbrian cuisine with the assistance of a trained Italian cook. Your lesson in the kitchen is followed by everyone gathering around the table to feast and enjoy the rewards of your hard work.

Program of the course
One week course, it includes 5 cooking lessons and 5 dinners with an Italian family;

- Accommodation an indipendent apartment;

- Accomodation with an Host Family in Half Board;

- Morning Italian classes at La Lingua La Vita school.


- Umbrian Olive oil, light, tasty, possibly the best olive oil in Italy.
- Black truffles, pride of the cuisine of Umbria.
- A great variety of Cured Meats: porchetta alla coppa all’arancia, salsicce secche and a lot more
- Lake fish, such as perch, charcoal grilled tench and pike
- Homemade pasta such as ciriole, tagliatelle, umbricelli and potato gnocchi
- Almond and chocolate cakes
- A selection of wines as described in the section Antica Roma
  And a lot more ...


In Summer refresh yourself with:
(example of summer menu)
- Tomatoes with a savoury rice filling
- Veal with tuna sauce
- Panzanella with fresh cellery, red onions and carrots
- Coffee flavoured Semifreddo

In Fall warm up yourself with:
(example of an autumn menu)
- Ciriole pasta with truffle sauce
- Cacciatora style wildboar stew
- Mixed roast mushrooms
> Selection of cakes made with chestnuts

In Winter warm up yourself with:
(example of a winter menu)
- Spelt with pecorino cheese from Norcia and pork
-  Pheasant in casserole
-  Beans with cotiche
-  Pan pepato

In Spring recharge yourself with:
(example of a spring menu)
-  Penne with asparagus and black truffles.
-  Artichoke and Ricotta cheese pie
-  Frittelline di vitalbe
-  Ciaramicola

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