The love story between Italy and the truffle is handed down from the 1st century D. C, and today Italy is the world's first producer and exporter of all the species used in the gastronomy.
The truffle embellishes the first dishes and other recipes thanks to a truly unmistakable taste and aroma. The possibility of trying various, different types of truffles, will allow us to discover the differences in flavor and aroma, and above all the need to Use different types in the kitchen.
The recipes for using the truffle are born from the versatility of the product, from the characteristic of giving value to each dish without this being created especially for the truffle itself: only a few grams, just a dozen, to make abundantly rich a Flow. Prepare your palate for our Florence truffle and olive oil tour!
You can also taste the olive oil, served on delicious bruschetta of toast (the famous Fettunta!), all enriched by a further tasting buffet of typical Tuscan products, accompanied by an inevitable goblet of Chianti wine!
You can deepen your knowledge of Extra-virgin olive oil, learning to distinguish which are the characteristics of high-quality oil by tasting and putting into practice as pleasant as possible as you just learned.
We will guide you on a tour that will reveal all the secrets of what is called "Green Gold", from its beneficial properties to its use, and through the senses, you can capture aromas, colors, nuances that shape the imagination.
We will meet in front of the church of Santa Maria Novella, one of the most beautiful churches of Florence. Our group will be very small for a more intimate foodie experience. During this food tour, you gradually discover a tasty world with every step and bite you take. we will start from a little winery where you'll have a refreshing glass of with wine and some black truffle canape and pecorino cheese with truffle. You will experience the truffle's concentrated smell and taste while discovering the ways to hunt it and the regions of Italy where they generally grow. You will learn that truffle is not a mushroom but a fantastic tuber that you shouldn't find all over and you can't cultivate it.
Later on, we will walk along the fashion district of Florence. In this elegant location, you will taste the famous truffle sandwich drinking a fresh and sparkling Prosecco: the little, delicious sandwich is filled with a secret truffle recipe. After this intense tasting, we will walk in the Oltrarno one of the most fascinating and authentic areas of the city. Stopping in a gastronomic paradise you will be familiar with many different kinds of olive oil we have in Italy, and why the most prestigious oil is called EVOO. We will end with Chef Vary, our amazing chef who will welcome you to her home. You could, therefore, continue at her place your Truffle and Evoo experience with a superb dinner, where your 5 senses will exult together. Don't miss the opportunity to discover Florence and its culinary traditions in the tastiest way, doing a Florence truffle and olive oil tour!!!!
Small-Group Luxury Truffle and Olive Oil Food Tour with a Gourmet Dinner
Treat your taste buds to some of Italy's most prized culinary products with this gourmet tasting tour and dinner in Florence.
Sample an array of Tuscan delicacies like truffle bruschetta, extra virgin olive oil and reserve Prosecco with a foodie guide, and then gather around a private chef's table for a homecooked, 3-course dinner of regional specialties.
Tour size is limited to eight for a more personalized, small-group experience.
Boasting famous markets, a rich culinary heritage and proximity to some of Tuscany's finest farms and vineyards, Florence is a foodie's paradise.
Avoid tourist traps and learn how to eat like a local gourmet on this half-day evening tour designed by guides with advanced degrees in art history and the evolution of food.
Meet your gourmet guide and small group of no more than eight people in the Piazza Santa Maria Novella, where you'll whet your appetite with black truffle bruschetta and a tasting of famous Tuscan wines like Chianti or Carmignano.
Learn about the history and science of truffles, highly flavorful tubers that can't be cultivated and are only found in certain regions of Italy. Stroll along one of the city's most elegant streets in the fashion district, and stop at a historic shop for a gourmet tasting featuring a white truffle sandwich, foie gras or wild salmon and a refreshing glass of reserve Prosecco Antinori.
Take in fantastic views of the Ponte Vecchio as you cross the river into the Oltarno district, and stop at a historic palazzo for a tasting of premier extra-virgin olive oils.
Finally, make your way to the nearby home of a local chef to cap off the delicious evening with a gourmet, 3-course dinner enjoyed with your new friends.
See Itinerary below for sample menus.
Sample Course Menus: Truffle risotto - Chicken stuffed with truffles - Homemade ice cream with extra virgin
Sample Course Menus: Fresh tagliatelle with mushrooms and black truffle - Marinated pork tenderloin with crispy pancetta extra virgin and white truffle sauce - Tiramisu with chocolate tartuf0
Sample Course Menus: Trio of bruschetta with vegetables and extra virgin olive oil with truffle - Truffled quails - Chocolate cream and truffle with red chili
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Infant meals not included
Minimum drinking age is 18 years
Dress code is smart casual
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking (keep in mind that the "best of the tour" is the local food that included cheeses and meat)
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
A maximum of 8 people per booking
A small amount of walking is involved
No wheelchair accessible
Dinner is on the 2nd floor, no lift/elevator available
Departure Time: 17:30 - 22:30 (Flexible)
Maximum Number: 8
Price: 160 Euro
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