Get off the beaten path and travel just beyond Tuscany, where the tourist buses can't reach to a land rich in culinary traditions still thriving today. After 15 years living in the Candigliano Valley we feel at home here and proudly guide our guests to discover & meet the best artisans of our area.
Sample Menu from Autumn Edition
With each season the menu will change based on what's coming out of our garden. For returning guests we always do our best to not repeat a recipe. Remember the recipes may seem simple at times but we go deep into the 'why', theory & technique behind each dish!
Egg Dough Pasta - Tagliatelle
Semolina Dough Pasta - Cavatelli
Lemons in the Oven
Sauce of the Moment (oil based)
Ragu with Ribs & Borlotti
Lavender Panna Cotta with Chocolate Ganache
Crostini of Grilled Radicchio with Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena
Pappa col Pomodoro - Rustic Tomato Bread Soup
Spiedini - Rosemary Skewers with Pancetta wrapped Pork Tenderloin
Poached Pears in Red Wine & Rosemary
MADE IN LE MARCHE
D.O.C. Wine Tour, Artisan Meat and Cheese Market Trip, Craft Beer Tasting + 3 Cooking Classes
To be announced... Request dates for your small group below!
Celebrating the culinary traditions of Le Marche with a gourmet getaway of five nights with three diverse hands-on cooking classes teaching traditional seasonal recipes of the area. As the seasons change, so does the menu!
The classes are more than just sharing seasonal recipes but understanding how to balance flavors, the why behind the technique and of course, knife skills.
For those of you curious what will be on the menu , it all depends on what's coming out of the garden!
Spring - artichokes, fava, peas...
Summer - tomatoes, zucchini, squash blossoms...
Autumn - mushrooms, pumpkin, peppers
Enjoy an expert guided wine tour and cheese tasting, followed a memorable by lunch with the cheese maker! Return to the farmhouse for our famous pizza night!
Then 'feel like a local' and spend the day with Jason and Ashley eating our way through town! The first stop is for a lesson on how cheese is aged and meat cured locally, followed by breakfast of charcuterie and wine. We will take a short walk and continue our gazing with a stop for porchetta (whole de-boned pig) at the traveling market. Then a visit to the Collesi brewery for award-winning craft beer and grappa tasting, Finishing with an unforgettable lunch at “the hunter’s hideaway!”
Request to add on the sausages from scratch class on Day 4!
Includes 5 nights accommodations at our farmhouse with your own 1 bedroom apartment with ensuite bathroom, kitchen and living room, welcome five course dinner with local wine, 3 half-day cooking classes with meals and wine, custom hand made apron to take home, 1 day wine tour with lunch and transportation, Pizza Night Dinner and Apecchio market tour and tasting, beer tasting and lunch at the hunter's hideaway, breakfast daily. Price based on double occupancy.
(Depending on the weather in the autumn, pizza night may be changed to a light dinner.)
Total = 1900 Euro/person
*Max of 10 guests