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TRUFFLE HUNTING AND COOKING

THE TRUFFLE EXPERIENCE IN TUSCANY

Lovers of food gourmet, fans of truffle, the invite is for a weekend fully dedicated to the truffle, that the generous nature gives us: you learn about truffle, you go around in woods searching for it, you experience its use by cooking, you taste it.... The accommodation is in apartment in a lovely Vacation House in the countryside around San Miniato, including breakfast.  Arrival on Friday and welcome dinner in a typical restaurant in the countryside around the town with truffle tasting menu.
On Saturday full immersion program into the truffle aroma!
Walk in a wood with a truffle searcher and his dog to discover the secrets of the truffle, to see the dog at work and to search… the treasure! In the afternoon cooking class in the kitchen of your holiday apartment with an expert chef, to learn all you need to know about truffle in cuisine: how recognize a good truffle, with what ingredients it best combines, how cut it, preserve it, give value to its taste… hints and tips to taste this specialty of the soil. And finally dinner with the dishes prepared together!
Sunday free of program for individual visits of the surroundings and eventually exhibitions, festivals and events about truffles taking place in the area.
The tours and activities during the weekend are private and escorted by a guide who will provide advice about restaurants, truffle events, truffle traders.

Included:

  • Two ovenights in an apartment in a Vacation House in the countryside around San Miniato, with breakfast;
  • welcome dinner in a restaurant with truffle menu (water and wine included);
  • an excursion in the wood for a demonstration of truffle hunting with a truffle searcher and his dog;
  • a cooking class with truffle, in the kitchen of the holiday apartment, including material and ingredients – even truffle;
  • dinner after the cooking lesson, wine included; assistance in English or German during the activities.

The price doesn’t include lunch on Saturday and Sunday and transfer during the excursions - these are with your own car.

Information:
The package is not necessarily on weekends, but it’s available every day of the week!

Additional services upon request: 

  • Rent a car!
  • Vip service: book a private transfer with driver to the excursions.