Your best Food tasting in Florence – a beautiful food tasting experience organized by an amazing historical Villa located 5 km away from Florence, where it is possible to book all the 6 apartments (suitable to accommodate up to 17 pax) or a single unit for you and your family or partner.
At Villa Il Paradiso you can order your special continental or american breakfast, cooking lessons, pizza party or traditional tuscan dinner, proposing traditional florentine family recipes with fresh ingredients from the property’s garden and with other organic products from the local market.
Breakfast with 2 options :
- Breakfast service –> you will get the breakfast in a basket in your apartment with coffee, milk, fruit, bread, butter, jam, yogurt and cheese.
- Breakfast as buffet –> You can have breakfast in the garden or in the main Villa, with coffee, milk, fruit, bread, butter, jam, yogurt and cheese plus eggs and salami.
If you are passionate with cooking, you can book a customized and funny cooking class!
They usually start around 3 pm with a garden tour, showing the trees, vegetable garden, picking veggies and explaining about the integrate agriculture methods that the owners use in the farm.
After this first hour you will go to the main Villa, owned by the same family since the 18° century, and in a large kitchen you will cook a menu of 5 courses, Florentine family recipes with fresh ingredients from the garden and from local markets, mainly organic.
You will learn to cook :
- 1 appetizer
- 1 first course
- 1 second course of meat
- 1 side dish
- 1 dessert
You can choose the florentine menu for your customized cooking lesson, everything will be prepared using the estate’s olive oil and accompanied by the delicious house wine.
The menu and cookbook of what you make during the lesson is included for everyone (in English).
After the cooking and before the dinner is served, there is a special Tour of some rooms of the main Villa… just to have the time to arrange the dining room for your dinner with candles, flowers and the original furniture from the 19° century.
A cooking experience where you will stay with the property owners for more than 5 hours. The cooking lessons are suitable for children as well.
A lovely way to learn and feel something of the Tuscany flavours and culture.
From 4 up to 12 people.
Traditional Tuscan Dinner
You will be served 3 appetizers, 1 first course, 1 second course with 2 side dishes and 1 dessert.
Wine included per person : a glass of organic DOCG Prosecco di Valdobbiadene, half a bottle of the house red wine, a glass of Vin Santo-dessert wine.
Is is also possible to buy some of the best tuscan wines, like Rosso and Brunello di Montalcino, Aglianico and Primitivo di Manduria, white wine and rosè wine.
The owners cook traditional florentine family recipes with fresh ingredients from the property’s garden and with other very good products from the local market, mainly organic.
The tuscan dinner is served in the main dining room of the Villa, beautiful room with candles, flowers and original furniture from the 19° century.
Pizza Marathon – Pizza party
The owners set tables in the garden in front of the wood burning oven from the 16° century where they prepare about 10 different kind of gourmet pizza and focaccia with very special topping :
- Zucchini flowers and burrata cheese
- Rucola, stracchino cheese, fresh tomatoes and bresaola
- Potatoes rosemary and buffalo mozzarella
- Taggiasca olives, fresh tomatoes, Pantelleria capers
- Eggplants and gorgonzola cheese
- Other ingredients with final surprise…
Pizza will be the base to make you taste Italian gourmet ingredients.
Included per person : a dessert and half bottle of the house red wine
Perfect in Summer or in fine weather…