A cooking class in Cinque Terre: pesto and fresh pasta, with a final tasting
You would never visit Liguria without having a taste of "pasta al pesto", a simple yet inimitable dish, which gathers ancient techniques, knowledges and extraordinary raw ingredients.
Through this surprising cooking class, you will learn how to prepare pesto, achieving a perfect harmony of its few components: basil, pine nuts, seasoned cheese, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. After having trained your hands as well, to shape the traditional varieties of fresh pasta, you will taste the outcome of your work. This will be an unforgettable Italian lunch.
Assisted by a professional chef, you will learn the secrets of making the traditional and tasteful Ligurian "pesto", starting from basil, pine nuts, seasoned cheese, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. Tales about local history and traditions will allow you to dive into the ideal mood. Afterwards, starting from wheat flour, a very few egg and water, you will mix and shape the most typical varieties of pasta, finally tasting them together with the pesto you have prepared. A professional sommelier will guide you through the degustation of three varieties of local wine, for a perfect match and an unforgettable light lunch.Stop At:
• Manarola, Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaSample Menu
• Trofie al pesto - Typical local variety of fresh pasta, featuring a characteristic "twisted" shape. The dressing is probably the best known of Ligurian specialties.
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 4 Hours
Chiesa di San Lorenzo, Via Rocca, 17, 19017 Manarola SP, Italy
Cancellations and refunds:
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.