THE "in-villa" COOKING CLASSES (4 hours, min. 04 max. 10 persons -*for vegetarians)
(All classes can be held in either Italian, English or German language)


Tuscan Chef Mattisse is happy to show you how to prepare and enjoy tasty meals. Every single dish will be prepared from scratch using only fresh daily shopped ingredients to prepare real quality food, a fact which you can see, touch, smell and taste. The following in-villa cooking class can take place in your holiday home here in Tuscany. All cooking classes are available in fluent Italiano, English or Deutsch language.
What is needed is only a clean modern standard kitchen (sink with hot water, a clear dish washer, some fridge/freezer space, a working table or counter and a decent GAS cooker).
Included are travel up to 100 km roundtrip, shopping, the groceries, the preparation and presentation of the final meal, dinner, I.G.T. wine (half bottle/person), a diploma and the recipes.
You will see and learn secrets of cooking you will hardly find in cook books nor TV cooking shows – the answers to the famous why's and how's. On the program are basic kitchen knowledge, tools and ingredients, hands-on cooking, principals of good cuisine in general, design and layout.

 

Start is around 4-5 pm, dinner time between 8-9 pm.

 

Please select max. 4 dishes  from the up following menu list. You can also mix&match and compose the menu by yourself (always 1 starter, 1 first course, 1 main course and 1 dessert). (*= for vegetarians, eggs and milk products must be allowed)

The WINNER (most requested menu)

CC21 Frittata con verdure* (Egg cake with vegetable of the season)
CC12 Ribollita* (The world famous Tuscan bread soup)
CC33 Tagliata di pollo (Tuscan chicken with fresh sage and flambee with Vinsanto)
CC24 Ricotta cotta* (Special fresh Tuscan vanilla custard with Amaretti, Amaretto & chocolate sauce)
All the main courses come with a fresh mixed salad of the season*

Tuscan Menu 1

CC11 Bruschetta classica* (Toasted garlic bread with fresh tomato and basil)
CC12 Ribollita* (The world famous Tuscan bread soup)
CC13 Pollo alla cacciatora in bianco (Tuscan chicken with olives, herbs and white wine)
CC14 Panna cotta con salsa di cioccolato* (Fresh vanilla cream custard with chocolate sauce)
All the main courses come with a fresh mixed salad of the season*

Tuscan Menu 2

CC21 Frittata con verdure* (Egg cake with vegetable of the season)
CC22 Pappa rosa* (Great Tuscan bread pudding with tomato and basil)
CC23 Saltimbocca Toscana (Sliced beef with prosciutto, fresh sage and flambee with Vinsanto)
CC24 Ricotta cotta* (Special fresh Tuscan vanilla custard with Amaretti, Amaretto & chocolate sauce)
All the main courses come with a fresh mixed salad of the season*

Tuscan Menu 3

CC31 Panzanella* (The true Tuscan bread salad with tomato, cucumber, red onions & basil)
CC32 Ignudi*(Tuscan spinach dumplings with fresh sage and Parmesan)
CC33 Tagliata di pollo (Tuscan chicken with fresh sage and flambee with Vinsanto)
CC34 Tortina di ricotta con cioccolato & amarene* (Small ricotta cheese cake with amarena & chocolate)
All the main courses come with a fresh mixed salad of the season*

Italian Menu 4 (Fish)

CC41 Involtini di salmone (Smoked salmon rolls with fresh Robiola cheese on fennel bed)
CC42 Gnocchi con pesce e zucchini (Potato gnocchi with fish, zucchini, white wine and cream)
CC43 Filetti di pesce con ciliegine, vino bianco e basilico (White fish with cherry tomato, basil and wine)
CC44 Coppette all’Amaretto* (Bisquit cake with Mascarpone, Coffee, Amaretto liqueur and chocolate)
All the main courses come with a fresh mixed salad of the season*

Italian Menu 5

CC51 Carpaccio con vinaigrette bruna (Beef marinated with dark vinaigrette, arugula & Parmesan)
CC52 Risotto allo zafferano* (Rice with onions, wine, cream, Parmesan and safran)
CC53 Fagotti di manzo (Beef with smoked bacon, Scamorza cheese and herbs in Chianti wine sauce)
CC54 Semifreddo di Stracciatella* (Half frozen Mascarpone cream with chocolate crumbs and biscuit)
All the main courses come with a fresh mixed salad of the season*

 

Italian Menu 6


CC61 Involtini di melanzane* (Grilled eggplant rolls with tomato, Ricotta and capers)
CC62 Risotto favorito (Creamy rice with peas, Speck and Parmesan)
CC63 Pizzaiola (Sliced beef with tasty tomato sauce, capers and Mozzarella)
CC64 Tiramisu classico (no comment !)*
All the main courses come with a fresh mixed salad of the season*  

PLEASE NOTE !

Until it is possible Chef Mattisse prepares all your Menus mostly with organic or/and NO OGM ingredients. Usually all ingredients are available, but sometimes there might be a menu change. If so I beg your pardon and thanks for your understanding. Furthermore Chef Mattisse will not be responsible for any harm or injury, neither physical nor mental, resulting from any allergy or any hypersensitive reaction towards certain aliments.

 

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