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Traditional cooking experiences
Direct experiences to learn about Umbrian history and culinary traditions. In a typical cottage you can choose to prepare the pastry for the tagliatelle or the Polenta and the "spose". A tasting of what you have achieved will follow.
3 Hours

Our association promotes, organizes and plans tailor-made thematic, enogastronomic, historical-artistic and sporting in this unspoilt corner of Umbria.

The Carpina Valley is an unexplored oasis in the northern part of the Umbria region, on the border with the Marches and at a short distance from Tuscany. The area is rich in history and traditions that can be also perceived among local people. Thre you can enjoy pleasant stays discovering a new culture and admiring a wild nature. After a journey through hills and valleys you arrive in Pietralunga, an ancient village with a small community.   Once there  you will soon have the feeling of being in a place with a past still alive. The simple and  humble people there are strongly linked to their traditions, they are  very hospitable and are pleased to share with you their everyday life even for a short period. Here are some definitions for the Carpina Valley: The Valley of Colours. For the peculiarity of its natural environment. The Spring and Autumn seasons portray landscapes with a unique variety of colours, You can  admire them by participating to the leaf peeping activities guided by experts. The Valley of Flavours. In the Farmholidays and country houses, once ancient farms and country inns,  you can now enjoy genuine food prepared by skilled housewives following  recipes handed down from generations: handmade pasta, torta sul panaro (a traditional flat bread),  pork products following ancient processing methods and gnocchi made with the precious white potato grown on the land of Pietralunga The Valley of Crafts It will be exciting for you to be part of a community where ancient crafts are preserved and are still alive in the old worhshops of blacksmith or in the seasonal activities of peasants. The  Valley of Scents The White Truffle, the Summer Truffle and the Bianchetto flavour dishes all year round. Wild fruit such as cherries and blackthorns are processed to make delicious liqueurs The Valley of Silence A sense of peace and quiet atmosphere has surrounded for centuries this territory. Lots of Pilgrims choose to stop and rest in the Village, that is an intermediare stage of the religious Franciscan Way going  fron Assisi to La Verna   We  can offer itineraries combining the various activities of the Carpina Valley and following your specific interests and requirements.  

Organizzazione tecnica
What is included
Experience for the realization of typical traditional recipes and tasting of your preparation
What is not included

Tips, personal extras and anything not specified under the heading “the price includes”. 

3 Hours

A morning immersed in the most traditional atmosphere of Umbria. In a typical farmhouse you can have the experience of preparing the most typical dishes of country cuisine with your own hands: the pastry for tagliatelle and polenta. the great kitchen with the fireplace in the center, a lot of history and anecdotes will make you discover the local culture in depth.

At the end of the preparation of one of the two recipes, you can taste what you have prepared To better understand the uses of corn in our territory, you will prepare the "brides" the popcorn of the past

Perugia (06121) Perugia PG