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Florence Central Market Cooking Class

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Florence Central Market Cooking Class

What questions should you ask your butcher to get a great cut of meat? Why do the vegetables here taste different and can I get vegetables that taste as good at home? How do you buy good pasta? Come explore Florence’s central market from a chef’s point of view. Learn how to shop for produce, meat and gourmet condiments. Taste exceptional olive oils and balsamic’s. Meet some of our favorite vendors, and taste their products. Along the way I’ll give you tips and tricks for ways to use some of the products we see, back home. And tell you a little bit about the history of Florence’s Central market. After, we’ll head back to the kitchen and learn to cook with some of...

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Tuscan Mushroom Hunting and Bistecca alla Fiorentina Class

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Tuscan Mushroom Hunting and Bistecca alla Fiorentina Class

If you love the outdoors and want the opportunity to try classic Tuscan dishes this is the class for you. Put on you hiking boots and get ready to explore the Tuscan woods. We go out together with Paolo’s father, Gilberto, whose been hunting Porcinis since he was 5. He’ll take us on a trek through the forest and show us his secret spots for finding the best Tuscan mushrooms (there are way more than just Porcinis out there). Then, we set up our grill and get ready for an  outdoor feast. You’ll learn how to choose and grill bistecca to perfection, try cheeses, olives and a variety of local heirloom vegetables that have been marinated under the best olive oils. Taste...

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Panzanella

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Panzanella

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