Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Lecce with Dinner

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Puglia

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4.8 out of 5

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Enter a typical  "masseria" (farmhouse) just outside Lecce and experience an authentic hands on cooking class with a passionate local chef. Enjoy the dinner with a fine selection of wine. Share authentic Italian moments with your friends and family.
Live an authentic culinary experience in Lecce, the baroque capital of Apulia. Enter the home of Giovanni, and enjoy an amazing hands-on cooking followed by a convivial dinner with his family. Giovanni' home is in a typical farmhouse located just outside Lecce´s  historic center. With his wife, he welcomes curious travellers into his great hall, complete with fireplace, as if it is your own home. Both of them are passionate for cooking, fine wine and art. They also organize cooking courses and guided tours of wine cellars, if you wish. Giovanni adores cooking and hosting guests, together with the help of his wife, who is originally from the southern region of Puglia. Together they have refined a menu of Pugliese specialties, using products and raw materials from the region, like fish and vegetables from the local market, and olive oil from Salento. Get ready to learn some of the secrets of our cuisine and enjoy the meal with your friends and family. This is a typical menu you will prepare and taste: • A Puglia speciality as an appetizer • Cream of broccoli with burrata cheese and anchovies • Cavalieri spaghetti with ‘hung’ tomatoes • Negroamaro pot roast with creamed Galatina potatoes • Salento pasticiotto flan.Don't miss the chance to live this unique culinary experience.

What’s included

  • Dinner - Dinner or Lunch
  • Wine tasting
  • Hands on cooking class with the chef
  • Pick-up under the arch of Porta Napoli (Lecce)
  • Drop-off

What’s not included

  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Excellent value for money
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner included
  • Free drinks included