2. Paciano: Organic Cooking Class at a Farm with Lunch and Wine
Immerse yourself in authentic Italian culture with this cooking lesson at a farmhouse in Paciano. Use farm-fresh vegetables to make delectable recipes that your can recreate at home. Participate in a wine and olive oil tasting. Have the option to request a baby sitter if you want to take the kids.
Travel to a farmhouse on an estate that has sweeping views of the Tuscan countryside. Be greeted by your host who is an Italian mother. Listen to relaxing music as you learn to cook 3-4 pasta sauces (one meat sauce) and tiramisu.
Create dishes using organic ingredients with seasonal vegetables from the organic kitchen garden. Get accommodations if you let your host know that you are vegetarian or gluten free. Find out how to taste olive oil and wine like an expert.
Pickup some Italian words from your host. Sit down to a full meal with the food that you have created. Bring some leftovers back home with your for dinner.