4 Day Italian cooking holiday near Rome

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Northwestern Sardinia

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Living like the locals in the village, enjoying fun, hands-on cooking classes, learning to cook delicious Italian cuisine by Guido, an 8th generation roman, having private dinners in a little family-run home restaurant set in a 500 year old wine cellar. You will be cooking in a family kitchen overlooking 40 miles of uninterrupted views over the greenest region of Italy, enjoying lunch sitting on the terrace with a glass (or more) of wonderful local wine while engaging in interesting conversation about Italy and its food: all this will be an experience you will never forget. Your Italian 4-day cooking holidays near Rome have been designed to share our love for Italian cuisine, in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Set in the Sabine hills, one of the most unspoilt areas of Italy, our cookery courses are easy to follow, creative and fun. They also include afternoon excursions and a walk through an olive grove where you will learn more about the ancient art of making olive oil.
ItineraryDay 1: Welcome dayStop At: Convivio Rome Italian One Day Cooking Holidays, Toffia, Province of Rieti, LazioAfternoon: We meet you at our local train station and drive you through the beautiful Sabine Hills to your home in the medieval hilltop village of Toffia, where you will stay for the duration of your Convivio Rome Italian Cooking Holiday.Evening: Welcome dinner at 8.00pm. This is a relaxed and informal dinner, held in a family taverna or restaurant, during which you can discover the unique flavours of traditional food from Sabina, as well as sample some of the best local wines. During dinner, Sally or Guido will give you a brief outline of your holiday.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Convivio Rome Italian One Day Cooking Holidays, Toffia, Province of Rieti, Lazio Welcome dinner at 8.00pm. This is a relaxed and informal dinner, held in a family taverna or restaurant, during which you can discover the unique flavours of traditional food from Sabina, as well as sample some of the best local wines. During dinner, Sally or Guido will give you a brief outline of your holiday.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Dinner: A relaxed and informal dinner, held in a family taverna or restaurant in the charming village of Toffia.Accommodation included: Casa Convivio Rome, beautifully renovated home with views over the valley. Additional accommodation is availailable.Day 2: Cooking class #1 and olive tourStop At: Convivio Rome Italian One Day Cooking Holidays, Toffia, Province of Rieti, LazioCooking Class 01. Our enthusiastic pasta expert starts your cooking lesson with making fresh pasta out of eggs and flour. Pasta sauces and the importance of fresh ingredients, herbs and balance are discussed. More secrets are revealed to create a mouth-watering three course lunch.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Convivio Rome Italian One Day Cooking Holidays, Toffia, Province of Rieti, LazioAfternoon: A guided olive grove tour with Guido, where you will learn all about the ancient art of olive oil making, followed by olive oil sampling with bruschetta while overlooking majestic views.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Italian style taken in the main piazza, on the café patio while enjoying majestic views over the Sabine Hills. • Lunch: You will enjoy the rewards of your morning cooking class with a 3-course lunch on our terrace with a view. • Dinner: 3-course Dinner at a local home restaurant, set inside a 500 year old wine cellar.Accommodation included: Casa Convivio Rome, beautifully renovated home with views over the valley. Additional accommodation is availailable.

What’s included

  • 1x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Free pick up/return service from/to local Fara Sabina train station (just 40 minutes from Rome)
  • 3-night accommodation
  • 2 cooking lessons of 2 to 3 hours
  • Wine during lunch and dinner
  • Guided tour of olive grove with olive oil tasting
  • Guided tour of the ancient Farfa monastic village
  • Welcome gift: Convivio Rome high quality apron
  • Recipes from the cooking lessons
  • All transportation according to the programme.

What’s not included

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Car hire, private driver or taxi service

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome day Stop At: Convivio Rome Italian One Day Cooking Holidays, Toffia, Province of Rieti, Lazio Afternoon: We meet you at our local train station and drive you through the beautiful Sabine Hills to your home in the medieval hilltop village of Toffia, where you will stay for the duration of your Convivio Rome Italian Cooking Holiday. Evening: Welcome dinner at 8.00pm. This is a relaxed and informal dinner, held in a family taverna or restaurant, during which you can discover the unique flavours of traditional food from Sabina, as well as sample some of the best local wines. During dinner, Sally or Guido will give you a brief outline of your holiday. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Convivio Rome Italian One Day Cooking Holidays, Toffia, Province of Rieti, Lazio Welcome dinner at 8.00pm. This is a relaxed and informal dinner, held in a family taverna or restaurant, during which you can discover the unique flavours of traditional food from Sabina, as well as sample some of the best local wines. During dinner, Sally or Guido will give you a brief outline of your holiday. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Dinner: A relaxed and informal dinner, held in a family taverna or restaurant in the charming village of Toffia. Accommodation included: Casa Convivio Rome, beautifully renovated home with views over the valley. Additional accommodation is availailable.
Day 2: Cooking class #1 and olive tour Stop At: Convivio Rome Italian One Day Cooking Holidays, Toffia, Province of Rieti, Lazio Cooking Class 01. Our enthusiastic pasta expert starts your cooking lesson with making fresh pasta out of eggs and flour. Pasta sauces and the importance of fresh ingredients, herbs and balance are discussed. More secrets are revealed to create a mouth-watering three course lunch. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Convivio Rome Italian One Day Cooking Holidays, Toffia, Province of Rieti, Lazio Afternoon: A guided olive grove tour with Guido, where you will learn all about the ancient art of olive oil making, followed by olive oil sampling with bruschetta while overlooking majestic views. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast: Italian style taken in the main piazza, on the café patio while enjoying majestic views over the Sabine Hills. • Lunch: You will enjoy the rewards of your morning cooking class with a 3-course lunch on our terrace with a view. • Dinner: 3-course Dinner at a local home restaurant, set inside a 500 year old wine cellar. Accommodation included: Casa Convivio Rome, beautifully renovated home with views over the valley. Additional accommodation is availailable.
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