Fancy yourself as an avid foodie and looking for a holiday experience that’s all about fine food? Tuscany Now offers a unique personal concierge service, providing bespoke details to ensure every trip is unforgettable. Experiences can be tailor made from start to finish, adding in family cooking lessons with a professional chef or a personal gelato maker at the villa.
This attention to detail means that you can create the perfect getaway, whether this is truffle hunting in the forests or a vineyard tour to try some of the finest wines. With historical cities such as Florence and Sienna on your doorstep you can take in the world famous artwork or simply enjoy la bella vita.
At many of the villas it is possible to organize first-class chef services. So whether you wish to have a special dinner party or enjoy an authentic Italian cooking class in the company of friends, these folks will provide you with a truly memorable experience. Take a look at just a few available to guests below.
Enjoy an informal and authentic cooking class in the heart of the city with a morning visit to the colourful food-market. Guided by your chef, you will choose the freshest ingredients and then walk to your cooking studio where you will prepare bruschetta and home-made pasta as well as a sumptuous secondo – all hands-on and lots of fun!
Gourmet Experiences Truffle Hunting
Gourmet in Italy, is an experience like no other, especially in Tuscany where you can discover an incredible variety of organic farms and foodie experiences, ripe with incredible flavours and genuine Italian roots. Try Truffle hunting and explore the Tuscany countryside to track down these prized delicacies. Guests are accompanied by an expert ‘tartufaio’ or truffle hunter who along with his trusty dog will take you on a journey of discovery to enjoy this ancient art. This seasonal gourmet treat is widely used in Italian cooking and you can also sit down to a traditional Tuscan meal to sample some truffle infused delights first hand. With a variety of cooking classes and gourmet tours available, the foodie within will be delighted by the incredible range of traditional delights on offer!
A trip to discover the authentic flavours of Chianti. One thinks one can taste Chianti anywhere, since it is exported all over the world, but in Tuscany it takes on a special flavour, it’s true flavour: perhaps it’s the cleaner air, the atmosphere of the wine cellars or just the splendid panoramas to be enjoyed while tasting these extraordinary wines. But not only the wines boast this unique flavour; when enjoyed ‘on site’, all of the Tuscan products have this special taste, which you will never ever find elsewhere in the world.
Fancy a special foodie retreat this summer? Just head over to Tuscany Now to find out more