"Life is a combination of Magic & Pasta"
Our Sicilian Tastings
On our tours we get you to experience Stigghiola in Palermo (lamb intestines), Pani câ Mèusa (Spleen sandwich) which is drizzled in lemon juice or you can taste it with local ricotta or caciocavallo, Piacentino Ennese cheese with saffron and peppercorn, Saint Agatha's Breasts - ricotta and marzipan pastry, prickly pear liqueur. these are just some of the food adventures we will introduce you to.
One of Emilia Romagna's gems. Try the Traditional Balsamic of Modena DOP or Reggio Emilia DOP. This is true balsamic. Great on ice cream, strawberries, some meats. Tastings available in Bologna and Modena.
Drunken Cheese In Treviso
Enjoy a tasting of this local cheese (traditionally made from cow’s milk aged for about 18 months) which is left in barrels which can be filled with grapes or wine which can be as varied as Prosecco. Eat it with bread or add it to a risotto or even a pasta dish. A unique flavour.
A Special Place
Head to the area of Montalcino where you will find the Abbey of Sant’Antimo, run by the Benedictine monks for centuries. It is possible to stay in here on the grounds and it is the ideal place for contemplation and meditation and is a retreat for the soul. Taste the the Sant’Antimo beer and the Sant’Antimo Amaro with the key ingredient being the Carlina acaulis plant, both produced by the monks. The ideal digestivo after a big meal.
Modica Chocolate Introduction
Modica is the only city in Sicily with a chocolate making tradition which goes back to the 17th century. Discover the local ancient method to make chocolate under the expert guide of our chocolate makers, who will be sharing the secrets of Modica's chocolate with you in a charming location. Get ready for an unforgettable chocolate hands-on experience which of course will include chocolate tasting. Quote, reference 4481.
Cooking & Eating In Le Cinque Terre
The menu is typical Ligurian cuisine, using ingredients which the area is famous for. Rusti is the chef and known as one of the best in the region with numerous magazine reviews about his amazing restaurant.. Typical dishes include fresh pesto of course, pizza, pasta, sword fish rolls, sea-food antipasti, vegetable tart, meat dishes in ligurian sauces, ravioli in ragu, rice dishes, rice torte and much more…plus of course the views of Monterosso. Quote, reference 4480.
Exclusive Cooking and Tasting In Umbria
The best of Umbrian Cuisine. Click here to READ MORE.
Carne Fumada Trentino
In Cembra, Trentino, you will be welcomed in the local butcher’s shop to show you how the production of “carne fumada” takes place in the Cembra Valley: excellent to be eaten raw as an appetiser, carne fumada is an example of the typical method of preserving meat that has been used since the beginning of the last century. You will continue your experience tasting a selection of delicious cured meats and a dessert.
Aglianico del Vulture and Basilicata
A fascinating journey through the history of Aglianico red wine and Lucanian foods. You will visit the headquarters of the winery in Rionero in Vulture. You will be welcomed in an ancient palace where there are caves dating back to the 1600s and already used by Franciscan Monks. These caves provide excellent conditions for the refinement of the wines here which rests in French oak barrels. All connected to each other, the caves extend underneath the town. Tastings included.
Gianpiero welcomes you to his pâtisserie to show you the workshop where he creates his desserts and he allows you to taste some of his specialities: typical Sardinian biscuits (amaretti, pabassini, pardule), sous-vide creations (cakes, rum babas and panettone), a selection of Italian and French mignon pastries, semifreddos, pralines and other seasonal desserts that will be in production during your visit. A dive into sweetness: Italian and Sardinian traditions! Ghilarza, Oristano.
A Day On A Farm Maremma
Discover the Maremma and its delicious dishes! We will start the visit showing you how the Maremmana cattle, Cinta Senese pigs and other animals breed. You will spend a day in harmony with nature, in contact with the animals, vegetable garden and plants. In the workshop inside the farm, you will learn the artisanal techniques that is used for the production of the cured meats. You will also be shown the cellars where the ripening of meat, slow and without preservatives, takes place. Tastings wil
Sabina Romana: Art and Flavours
You will discover the genuine flavours of Sabina and visit places of extraordinary scenic and monumental interest. An opportunity to experience the Sabina countryside from an unusual perspective! we will visit the dairy inside the farm and taste the specialities from our closed food supply chain: pasteurised milk, white and fruit yoghurt, fresh cheeses such as “primo sale”, “stracchino” and “robiola”, aged cheeses and ricotta. You will also taste delicious local food from selected farms.
Olive harvest in Sicily
Join the olive harvest: the most exciting moment of the year! Experience the magic of olive oil, the green gold of Sicily. Racalmuto, Agrigento – 25 min from Agrigento. From October/November – duration 5 hours. Tastings of Sicilian oils will take place.
Chefs & Winemakers On the Slopes Of Mount Etna
A volcano rich in flavours which in time have created lands with unique characteristics, offering a uniqueness of local fruits, vegetables, and grapes. Your food experience starts with a visit to the winery where the private cooking class takes place. You will have the chance to taste the best wines of the winery paired with traditional dishes, "caponata" with swordfish, black pig roll-ups with pistachio, ravioli stuffed with ricotta cheese and traditional sweets cannoli, and hazelnut biscuits.
Tuscan Chef With A Difference
Enjoy the endless possibilities Alessio provides. Click here to READ MORE.
Pizza Making In The Sicano Mountains
You will join a private cooking class that takes place in a stunning manor, where a family will show you the importance of the "Famiata Sicana". This expression refers to a moment of conviviality around the wood oven. During the cooking lesson, you will make some local specialities and take part in all the steps of pizza making, from the dough to the oven. After the hands-on experience, you will taste the baked products together with other typical dishes and of course local wine. (4481).
Como Walk & Taste
The itinerary allows you to feel with all your senses the true soul of Como. The itinerary, cultural and gastronomic, includes tastings of local delicacies along the way. Duration: 2 hours.
SIP & ART Wine Tour
Wines from Umbria start to acquire importance not only in Italy but also on the international market. To know something more about the places in which the wine is produced is not only an opportunity for tasting it directly at the place of origin, but it also represents the possibility to understand the deep connection between the wine and its historical and cultural background. Click here to READ MORE.
Michelin In Milan
Three Michelin Star restaurants in Milan are inviting you for a unique food journey. Treat your taste buds with a luxurious and private food experience. Enjoy first-hand delicious dishes and even sit at the chef’s table during your gourmet experience.......
Home Dinner With Wine Pairing
Marco and Valentina, a passionate sommelier and passionate chef invite you to their home for a delicious dinner with organic homemade meals and natural wine pairing......
Wine Tasting & More
Stay in our lovely country house and enjoy the very best that Umbria has to offer. From wine and olive oil tasting to truffle hunting…from the black truffle to the Bianchetto, the summer truffle to the white truffle. Quote, reference 4449.
Carrara Marble Quarries
Explore the marble quarries of Carrara on a 4x4 off road vehicle with this half-day tour from Pisa, and experience the unique flavour of ‘Lardo di Colonnata’. Visiting the marble quarries of Carrara in 4x4 Jeep is an unforgettable experience. You will enjoy the charm of exclusive places otherwise inaccessible for visitors on their own. Top quality off road vehicles driven by our expert staff will lead you to an altitude of 900m where your will admire breathtaking views.
Food & Wine Tour Le Marche & Umbria
Sample Itinerary - Food & Wine Tour in Le Marche & Umbria 8 days as enjoyed by Mr & Mrs Samuels in July 2019. Click here to READ MORE.
The 3 Kings Of Italian Gastronomy
Parmesan, Parma Ham and Traditional Balsamic Vinegar. Meet all 3 Kings and get to taste it all! As one of our clients said.."Awesome".
Exclusive Gourmet Tour
Exclusive Gourmet Tour 9 days as enjoyed by Mr & Mrs. Brewer in May 2019. Click here to READ MORE.
Let's Make Risotto in Como
Experiencing The Truffle
And what an experience this is. Click here to READ MORE.
Tasting Menus & Wine Pairing Tuscany
Savour the authenticity of Tuscan cuisine and the freshest local ingredients. Enjoy creative menus and a rich selection. From 3 to 5 course meals paired with wines and grappa!
From the Markets of Siracusa
From the market to the table. A Food Tour in Syracuse. The tour begins with a visit to the market, located in the centre of Ortigia. You will learn about seasonal products and how they are selected to prepare famous local recipes. You will enter different food shops, savouring and tasting local delicacies combined with cheese and Sicilian wine!
Parma Ham & You
Where else do you lunch fresh-from-the-attic prosciutto and aged Parmigiano Reggiano, taste full-bodied Sangiovese wine in art-nouveau cafes, and spend sultry summer evenings listening to classical music in architecturally dramatic opera houses? The secret of Parma Ham begins with a careful and accurate selection of the pigs and their diet. You will visit a small organic farm, meeting the producer himself. You will see where the fresh haunches are selected and salted.....
Primo Sale Cheese Class
This class allows you to trace the footsteps and learn how to make this amazing cheese. At the end of the day, after your job is completed, you will understand why the people of Lake Como love this special cheese.
Wine & Food Tasting Verona
There are about 6.000 bottles, over 400 labels, wines from the 1900s to the present day handled and cared for by qualified Sommeliers. These archaeological places under the tutelage of the Superintendence of archaeological heritage are admirable in all their splendour. Follow this by a tasting menu just for you. Totally Yummy.
Exclusive Truffles, Cheese & Wine
Sample itinerary - Exclusive Truffles, Cheese & Wine tour as enjoyed by Mr & Mrs Evans June 2019. Click here to READ MORE.
History, Traditions & Food In Naples
A walking tour discovering the local enogastronomical traditions and craft works of this amazing city. From Limoncello to fried pizza, from Sfogliatella to the “Eccellenze Campane”.
The Saffron Tour
The owner Roberto Fanciullini (a professional agriculture businessman) will lead you in the discovery of Crocus Sativus L. which is the Latin name for saffron, its history, the various legends, how important this beautiful flower was for the economy of San Gimignano in the Middle Ages, the cultivation technique, and answers all your questions. Later, in the restaurant, Saverio Fanciullini the chef will turn the saffron into excellent dishes, which can be tasted during lunch or dinner.
Pesto Course Levanto
Since 1976 in Levanto’s historical centre the laboratory of the pesto prepares the most ancient and well-known sauce in the world. In this laboratory you will have the chance to learn how to make the pesto sauce with your own hands following the tradition. At the end you will enjoy your own made pesto sauce together with a glass of white wine and some typical local products such as olives “taggiasche”, bruschetta with anchovies and a typical pastry with limoncino.
Check Out Bologna
NEW... A unique experience is now available in the city of Bologna. Allow us to... Click here to READ MORE.
Sample itinerary - Tour of Sicily as enjoyed by Mr & Mrs Listermain June 2019. Click here to READ MORE.
Discover Scents & Aromas of Rome
This scents & aromas tour combines the discovery of real Roman's culture while taking in all the amazing local fragrances. Let your nose guide you into this magic sensory experience.......
Olive Oil & Cheese Tasting
You will meet cheesemakers from small farms and visit a working oil mill from late October to December. The tour includes attending the squeezing process!). Tour takes place from Florence.
Alpine Food Tasting
Raise your hand if you have ever been in an alpine hut in Italy.When it is too hot, when you want to get in touch with nature or eat great, organic food you should go to the mountain, especially where there are mountain huts. It is never easy to find the right alpine hut but we have, 3 of them! So if you are happy to spend a day out tasting the best mountain products, seeing with your eyes how cheese is made, have a nice and easy walk between one hut to the other......
Get a taste of Florence as you never have before! Your day of non-stop tastings begins at 9:30 when you meet your local guide in the centre of Florence. The first stop is planned in a typical Italian Bar where you will taste 2 different types of coffee and also learn about the Italian toasting process.
Traditional Apulia Tour
Sample travel itinerary - Traditional Apulia Tour 8 days as enjoyed by Mr & Mrs Sparks in May 2019. Click here to READ MORE.
Trekking in Ischia
You will walk the remote parts of Ischia and observe the shapes created by the volcanoes, you will admire nature's strength and how wonderfully she can survive, making use of every nook and cranny. Click here to READ MORE.
Pizza & Food Tasting With Lucia
Our food tour will be centered in the Rione Monti area, a district rich in historical monuments and churches and considered the prettiest and the most characteristic and off the beaten track district in Rome. Click here to READ MORE.
From the Earth to the Table
Umbria is not only history and nature, but also an area of extraordinary local products ranging from vegetables to meat and truffle, black and white. The cuisine course we organise is based on the use of these products, giving rise to traditional preparations, simple and tasty, but also allowing you to create new and original recipes. At the end of the preparations you will taste the dishes prepared, together with freshly baked bread.
Cooking Course La Spezia
Your culinary experience starts with a short stroll through La Spezia and a visit to its beautiful market: see the fish sellers with the fresh fish and seafood, find the regional vegetables: depending on the season there are juicy tomatoes, green asparagus, aromatic mushrooms or the precious artichokes. With your cook, you buy freshly the things you'll need to prepare your lunch. You will be surprised by the simple finesse of the dishes you are going to prepare, using high quality ingredients.
Tantalise your taste buds on this small group tour. Trust in us and choose to live an authentic experience led by a local expert food connoisseur, who will take you through a number of Rome's neighborhoods to visit the most famous food markets, groceries, coffee shops, gelaterias, and restaurants in town. Click here to READ MORE.
Foodie Heaven Bologna
Are you a foodie? If the answer is yes, this amazing gourmet tour is for you! Our tour starts under the two leaning towers Asinelli and Garisenda, where in the past the fish market took place. Click here to READ MORE.
Milan’s Favorite Food Tour
Ready to experience Milan in the most delicious way possible? Get the best food treats in the city and enjoy a unique route that will give you a glimpse of Milanese lifestyle. Enjoy amazing tastings with an awesome local host and create a memory of a lifetime!
Un Segreto Bolognese
Learn the secrets of Bolognese cuisine at Lucia's home and discover the old food market. Bologna is the true Italian 'foodie' capital, renowned worldwide for its cuisine. Click here to READ MORE.
A Fisherman's Ode
You will sail off in the small fishing boat, guided by local fishermen who will take you on an adventure in the waters of the Gulf of Naples. When you have reached the ideal point and after having learnt the basics of traditional fishing........ Click here to READ MORE.
Private Street Food Tour
Come on a journey of Italy's best Street Food spots around Rome. We'll start locally with Ariccia's Porchetta, then go north for Venice's Fritolin, back down for Rome's Suppli' & Ascoli's Olive Ascolane. Then South to Napoli for a juicy deep fried Pizza & finally deep south to the island of Sicily for their famous Pasticci, without ever leaving Rome! Or why not have a 3 or 4 centre holiday!
A Journey Through Sciacca
This amazing enogastronomic tour, is a journey aimed at satisfying all your five senses. Your guide will offer you the possibility to taste a good lunch with fresh fish, cooked according to the best recipes of local Sicilian culinary tradition..... Click here to READ MORE.
Tastes of Emilia Romagna
Sample travel itinerary -Tastes of Emilia Romagna Tour 5 days as enjoyed by Mr & Mrs Taloney May 2018...... Click here to READ MORE
An Apulian Gem
Indulge as this is for those of you wishing to get away and eat,...This has been a farm for generations and the hospitality on offer are the barns and the stables of this typical masseria which have been transformed into bedrooms........Click here to READ MORE.
Montalcino, Pienza & Montepulciano, Enogastronomic Grand Tour.....Enjoy a full day of culture, wine, and delicious food as you visit some of the most impressive destinations in Tuscany. Explore Pienza and taste the world-famous wines produced in Montalcino and Montepulciano wineries.
Siena & The Truffle
If you love the truffle this excursion is for you. It will allow you to discover the uniqueness and the beauty of the truffle world through living scents, flavours and colours searching Val d'orcia and the Crete senesi truffle. An expert researcher of the area will lead you into the fantastic woods of the province of Siena to search for the white truffle!!
Siena Food Tour
This walking/tasting tour of the city takes you on a voyage of the senses where you will learn about the concept of Slow Food, a movement that began in Italy. Nibble on enticing delights such as various types of local cheeses served with organic jams, artisanal cured meats (produced without preservations or additives), bruschette, truffle and more.
Olive Oil And Cheese Tasting
You'll meet cheesemakers from small farms and visit a working oil mill (late October to early December the tour includes attending the squeezing process!)......
10 Tastings in Milan
Ready to experience Milan in the most delicious way possible? Get the best food treats in the city and enjoy a unique route that will give you a glimpse of the Milanese lifestyle. Enjoy 10 amazing tastings with an awesome local host and create a memory of a lifetime!
VIP Michelin Star Food Tour Rome
"What, can I enjoy four amazing food tastings from the best Michelin Star awarded restaurants in Rome?" you think. "Three different Michelin chefs!", you wonder? Yes... we’ve made it happen in one amazing private food tour.
Enjoy the Market Hustle & Bustle
Enjoy the bustle of an Italian market and more..... Click here to READ MORE.
A Waltz For Your Palate
Wine, honey, and extra virgin olive oil tasting in Tuscany.....We will begin our journey in San Casciano, where one of our producers, specialized in beekeeping, will delight us with his personal story. Here you will also taste a fantastic extra virgin olive oil, some good organic wine and a light lunch.
Street Food Tour of Catania
The walking tour offers you a historical overview of the city, of the alleys and the squares of the old town, whilst giving you the chance to sample some of its culinary delights. The tour will last about 3 hours, during which you will taste some of the best street food of the city. You will deal with a professional certified local guide. The tour starts at Piazza Duomo and then head to the quaint fish market, better known as "la pescheria".....Ask for details.
Culinary Tuscany & Rome
Sample itinerary - Culinary Tuscany & Rome Tour 8 days as enjoyed by Mr & Mrs Joyce June 2018. Click here to READ MORE