As in Farmhouse, Discover the Maremma Cooking Secrets
The Antico Casale di Scansano, with its riding centre, wellness centre and wonderful Tuscan nature, will reveal you the secrets of Maremma and Tuscan cuisine, a genuine tradition typical of farmhouse holidays.
Discover and learn to appreciate the strong and sharp tastes and the embracing and exciting perfumes of our region.
After 3 days’ practical lessons, whilst creating and tasting your own dishes, our chef will teach you:
- Some useful tricks to help you choose our typical products
- How to use it at the best of tradition
Become Competent with the Recipes of Tuscan Cuisine
Why not discover the wise cooking tradition of the Maremma farmer while amusing yourself, choosing the products of our generous land.
Kneading, cooking, tasting and discovering the best red wines of our region&helip;
» As the Morellino di Scansano.
1st Day: Pasta in Tuscan Cuisine
The first cooking day we will concentrate on the main speciality of Italian and Tuscan cuisine, home made pasta (tagliatelle, tagliolini, gnocchi, tortelli with in-season fillings, brigoli and pappardelle).
2nd Day: Rural Tuscan Soups
The cooking course of specialities from Tuscan Maremma will, of course, teach you how to prepare our delicious rural soups – as the tasty Acquacotta (“Cooked Water”), using the precious Tuscan extra virgin olive oil and several special ingredients: mushrooms, Mediterranean vegetables, chickpeas, beans.
Discover the secret recipe of the famous Zuppa del Casale (Farmhouse soup). Learn how to cook delicious sauces with wild boar, early vegetables and bolognese sauce! Prepare tasty starters as Tuscan croutons and our tomato bruschetta (toasted bread).
3rd Day: Traditional Tuscan Cakes
On the last day of our Tuscan cooking course, the “icing on the cake”, we will have fun creating typical cakes of the traditional Maremma cuisine.
» Panna Cotta – a kind of cream caramel – with mixed berries
» The typical Tozzetti (a kind of biscuit) served with vin santo (holy wine)
» Other special Sweet Cuddles
Information about the Tuscan Cooking Course
3 Lessons from 9.30 to 12.30.
At the end of the lessons, tasting of your creations.
Each course cost Euro 75,00 a person a day