Extra-virgin olive oil is not only a staple on the Tuscan culinary table, it's also a source of pride and joy to Tuscans, and to most Italians throughout the country! The spicy, intense, green extra-virgin olive oil you will taste on this tour barely resembles the extra-virgin olive oil for sale in a grocery store at home. This authentic Tuscan olive oil comes from only specific olive varietals, is harvested early and pressed immediately to preserve the intense aromas and flavors...just a drizzle will have your taste buds singing.
In this course, a professional olive-oil expert will guide you through all things extra-virgin olive oil, and answer all your questions.
- How is EVOO made
- Which are the different regional olive varieties in Italy?
- The characteristics of high qulity EVOO
- How to taste EVOO and spot possible defects?
- How to store EVOO?
- How to use EVOO?
From crafting creamy gelato to baking traditional biscotti, every step was a delight. Highly recommend for anyone seeking an authentic taste of ItalyJohn Smith, 55
The Private Gelato and Biscotti Cooking Class was the highlight of our trip to Florence. Mama Florence's team made us feel right at home, and the hands-on cooking experience was fantastic for our whole groupEmily Jones, 25
Mama Florence's warm hospitality and the friendly team instantly made us feel like we were among old friendsIsabella Roberts, 42
We, a group of food enthusiasts, couldn't have asked for a better hands-on cooking session. The joy of creating our gelato and biscotti from scratch was unparalleled. A must-try culinary experience that made our trip truly specialJack Anderson, 43
A culinary journey to remember! The Private Gelato and Biscotti Cooking Class at Mama Florence was an absolute highlight of our time in FlorenceOlivia Murphy, 48