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Cooking Classes and olive oil tasting.The real taste of Greece!

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5-6 hrs
easy
1/4 – 31/10
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Konstantinoupolis hotel
Private tour of min. 4 - max. 8 persons

Overview

Our meeting point is at the Konstantinoupolis hotel from where,strolling through the alleys of the historical centre & monuments,we reach Corfu’s open fruit & fish market.
We will buy our fresh organic products, harvested from the corfiot fields a few hours earlier, while glancing the local producers trying to sell their goods,feel the smell of fresh vegetable,fruit,fish and herbs!
Tasting the REAL feta cheese as produced in a local mountainous cheese factory,is a MUST!
After shopping you will drive your car(if you don't have one,tranfser can be provided at extra cost) in our villa,20km away,where you will learn to prepare and cook traditional greek recipes.
After a welcome treat of local delicacies,the “hands on” lunch preparation starts. Just before lunch,a walk in the ruins of our family 200 years old olive press, in our olive grove, and an olive oil tasting is all you need to increase your apetite for a mouthwatering luch!
By inviting you to our home,you spend a few relaxing hours and treated as part of our family!The ancient method of cooking in a wood-fire oven goes back centuries and it's worth trying a delicious meal prepared the same way our grandmothers used to cook.
IMPORTANT:THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDES TRANSFER UPON ARRANGEMENT!

Total duration including shopping

5-6 hours

Activity level

Εasy for novices or experienced

Operating period

1/4 – 31/10

Operating day | Time

Tuesdays & Thursdays / 09.00 hrs

Meeting Point

“Konstantnoupolis” hotel at the Old Port (Corfu town) or guests accommodation if transfer service is provided(UPON REQUEST).

Group Size

This is a private tour of max. 8 persons. More persons may be accommodated upon request.

Spoken Languages

English, Greek. For other languages please check “Terms & conditions”

Included

Experienced escort & cook, all nessecary shopping, hands on culinary class,welcome drink, 5 course lunch,  wine OR one beer per person ,water,dessert.

Excluded

Transportation from/to accomodation. It can be provided upon request with rates to be advised.                                      As shopping takes place in the Fruit & Fish market and in local shops, any extra supplies according to each guest needs are possible but NOT INCLUDED.

Note

There are no special skills required. Even a novice in cooking can easily participate to our culinary classes, enjoy and learn delicious and nutritious Greek cuisine recipes. Walking shoes are recommended but not compulsory as the shopping session takes place in the city. Sandals or flip flops are ok depending on each guest.
Itineraries may be subject to minor changes depending on weather conditions.

Menu - Cooking Classes

MENU1

-Greek salad with fresh vegetables,feta and olives
-Tzatziki (refreshing dip based on yoghurt,garlic and cucumber
-Pork knuckle marinated in corfiot beer,honey and mustard served with fresh vegetables briam(greek version of ratatouille) and baked potatoes with rosemary
-Baked apple filled with walnuts and cinnamondrenched with honey and wine syrup

MENU2 (fish)

-Green salad with noumboulo (corfiot variation of  prosciutto), Kumquat ,fig paste drenched with      balsamic vinegar & fig dressing.
-Bruschetta with  marinated white bait on dried tomato pesto sauce.
-Bianco(traditional corfiot dish with cod fish cooked in a broth of garlic,oilive oil,lemon juice and potatoes)          OR fresh sardines grilled in the oven with slices of toamatoes,onions,olive oil and garlic.
-Kumquat cheesecake

MENU 3 (vegetarian)

-Salad with thin slices of baby courgettes marinated in lemon and orange juice topped with local graviera cheese
-Chickpeas & herbs mini pies pies.
Vegetable briam (fresh tomatoes,peppers,zuchhini,aubergines with olive oil and herbs grilled in the wood fire oven served with feta cheese.     
-Greek yoghurt   with honey and fresh fruits.

REMARKS
-In each class only one of the above menus will be applied usually # 1 or #2 unless there is a vegetarian group request.
In that case menu # 3 is  applied.
-Main courses are grilled in traditional wood fire oven, a method widely used decades ago but not so common now days.
-In the salads preparation we use only virgin olive oil.
-We try to support the local producers so most of the ingredients used are local organic products.
Beverages, wine or  beer  served during the classes are all corfiot products.

Transportation

Customers transfer can be provided from certain areas upon arrangement.

Where the activity takes place

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