cooking class and wine tasting

Don’t miss the bubbling experience of an hands on cooking class in a 12 hectares vineyard at the slops of Mount Vesuvius . 

The Family has worked the hills since 1948 to arrive at the creation of a winery made of organic products along with their warm Italian hospitality to produce the local wines which are sold in their own wine shop.

Visit this old fascinated family run vineyard in Trecase , here you can stop to visit the winery taste some Lacryma Christi accompained by local products from the sloops of Mt. Vesuvius , have a tasting lunch along with different wines and prosecco or an hands on cooking class , everything held on the terrace overlooking the Mediterranean.

The Tasting menu is made of:

  • Antipasto of local products such as provolone cheese , salumi , our typical “casatiello”, bruschetta with Piennolo tomatoes and pizza bread along with white Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio , Rosato and red Piedirosso .
  • Spaghetti pasta made with the Piennolo tomatoes and fresh basil along with Lacryma Christi riserva .
  • Neapolitan Pastiera along with Capafresca spumante rosato and Acquavite di albicocche from Mount Vesuvius.

There are also menu options for celiacs , vegetarian and vegan.

The cooking class Experience is the following : 

  •  A welcoming aperitif with Capafresca rosè Spumante while deeping  wood fired baked bread and our organic oil of olive and sweet vinegar.
  • A member of the family will escort you throughout the organic vineyard, vegetable garden (for picking what is needed during the lesson when possible) cellar and storage cellar.
  • The Gulf of Naples menu includes ravioli Capri style, Neapolitan eggplant parmigiana and Almond cake with Sorrento lemons.

Participants will have the opportunity to actually make their own dough, fill and shape the ravioli, assemble the eggplant parmigiana and make the cake from scratch.

Lacryma Christi white 2014, rosè 2015, red 2014 and Riserva 2012 will be served during the cooking class and meal. Apricot liqueur will be also served with dessert.

All the experience will take about four hours and people are welcome to stay around to enjoy their own time in the peaceful vineyard.

Starting time is at 9.30 am or 2 pm.

Price is 85 euro a person all inclusive.

The family person who will take care of you is fluent in English.

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Cooking class with the Italian Mama Palmira

Cooking with Palmira…

Palmira Montuori born and lives in Piano di Sorrento , has always loved cooking , since a young lady she would prefer staying in the kitchen looking and helping her grandma cooking and mixing together good things for a glorious lunch, instead of playing with other kids. Growing up , Palmira learned to make small experiments cooking for her family, she become more and more passionate , focusing much on patisserie.

Than she studied for masterly and afterwords she worked in that field for 10 years.

As finally 15 years ago she had the opportunity to work beside Chef Biagio Longo at the cooking school Mami Camilla in Sorrento, she would say the most important school of my life , Palmira learned a lot from Chef Longo and she explained that it has been more than just cooking and helping it was a very deep life experience , she says: “cooking with Chef Longo in a real cooking school was something I’ll never forget and something I wish to continue to do my self.”

Palmira now still teaches cooking classes in Sorrento.

With her you will be sure to learn something more than a classic Mediterranean menu , you will feel the love and the passion that this amazing lady has for food and for life.

Cook with her . Contact me

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Personal Chef

chefYou are on Vacation and don’t feel like cooking?, hire a personal Chef to come at your holiday’s villa and cook for you an authentic Italian mediterranean meal.

Travel with Laura knows her chefs , suggesting you the right one, ready to satisfy any demand of your palate.

Hire a Personal Chef  for one day, a week end , a week or longer, he will take care of the grocery shopping in order to prepare a four course menu , chose with him the menu or let us know about the dishes you wish to enjoy and take the chance to taste the real Italian food cooked by a passionate Chef, you could also enjoy a neapolitan Pizza party if your villa has a wood fire oven.

Travel with Laura will also suggest you a personal Chef service abroad.

The Chef is available mostly all year , he will come to private houses, cultural center, cooking association and culinary institutes to hold private cooking demonstrations.

The classes have to be a minimum number of 8 people/students for at least 5 days classes, this will permit the Chef to fly over your state.

The class will include : 2 to 4 hours cooking class and grocery assistance.

Master Italian Chef Longo Returns to Stamford

A taste of Italy with Chef Longo

Watch the video here below of Chef Biagio in Liberty County and contact me for more information

 

 

Pizza Calzoni and Rustici course

homemade pizzettaCome to Sorrento to have fun with this hands on cooking course focused on learning the little homemade Pizza and pizzetta, Focaccia, Calzoni and Rustici , easy to make at home and yet the best aperitif ever for your business.

rusticiYour Chef will teach you, on this hands on cooking course the simplicity of the old neapolitan Pizza to prepare for your kids and friends, the tasty Rustici, morsels of puff pastry, quick and easy to prepare, perfect as finger food for an aperitif or buffet for a party, the filling of the outbuildings may vary: spinach and cheese, tomatoes and cheese, with ham, sausage or anchovies and tomatoes. Even the shapes can be different: rolls or dumplings. A fun and tasty appetizer that leaves room for imagination.

Of course the the Calzoni , “the pants” are filled with a steaming hot filling of tasty mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce and ham, they are baked and are perfect for an appetizer or as a snack. The calzoni are made ​​with an envelope stuffed bread dough (or pizza) and are then stuffed with a filling classic tomato, mozzarella and ham and vegetarian, eggplant or zucchini and mozzarella cheese, and of course you can indulge inventing many variations.

calzoniAnd the simplest but good and genuine Focaccia. The Focaccia is a versatile food that everyone’s like and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways: simply as a snack, as a real meal preparing it with some parma ham on top and cheese, vegetables or cheese, marinara style or using it in place of bread.focaccia

The Potatoes croquettes and the Rise balls, delicious starter and buffet finger food.

stuffed Pizza roll

focaccia with black olives and onions

rise balls

potatoes croquette

So what are you waiting for!? come to learn how to make the tommy of your kids happy with these hands on mini course over 3 days lessons or even just One dat class if you don’t have enough time.

This Pizza Calzoni and Rustici course can be schedule it for the morning or afternoon , upon availability. Each lesson will last for about 2/3 hours. After the class you will enjoy eating the food prepared. The lesson is though in english by a professional and friendly female Chef.

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