Yoga and Italian Cooking Retreat Puglia

This Italian cooking class and yoga retreat is immersed in the nature at few kilometers from the sea in the south of Italy in the hearth of Apulia. During your cooking holiday in Italy, you will become competent in many other dishes made with vegetables and Mediterranean herbs. This Italian cooking class in South Italy in Apulia is done with expert village women who will reveal the secrets of delicious Mediterranean cuisine!

Next cooking holiday with arrival ⇒ 16th march 2020


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  • Italian cooking classes
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Daily morning Hatha yoga lessons
  • Culinary tour, and cultural and nature tour
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 4 or 6 nights of accommodation
  • 5 days with instruction
  • English, Italian

 Italian Cooking and Yoga Retreat in Italy (Puglia) Program

At the Italian cooking class, together we will make a wide range of Mediterranean appetizers and typical Puglian dishes including stuffed meatballs, rolls, tomatoes in olive oil, bruschetta, pancakes with sauces and plenty of others. On this Italian cookery course you will prepare different types of fresh pasta like Cavatelli and Orecchiette in the authentic way with typical sauces. You will learn how to make barese pizza and focaccia with different stone ground flour.

All participants of the Italian cooking classes will receive a cookbook including recipes of all the dishes made during their stay, an exclusive apron and a certificate on completion of the Italian cooking course. Vedaguru Centre has chosen dishes that can easily be made at home, using ingredients that you can find in the market wherever you live.

Day 1  

Arrival day

 Day 2

Morning: Parmigiana

Apulian salty biscuits (Taralli) Veg Omelette with zucchini and mint

Afternoon:   visit the historical centre of Conversano

Taste the famous “spumone”

Day 3

Morning: Pastatelle ( typical sweet) Fava beans and chicory

Afternoon: visit the historical village of Polignano a Mare

Taste the famous biological ice-cream

 Day 4

Morning: Starters, Fresh Pasta like Orecchiette and Cavatelli

Focaccia Barese and Salad

Afternoon: Visit Alberobello (Unesco site) (4pm)

Taste the famous “pasticciotto”

 Day 5

Morning: Tiella Barese ( rice, potatoes and mussels)Baked mussels, Mackerel in mediterranean style ( with olives, capers and tomatoes) – Homamade liquors (Preparation of Limoncello)

 Afternoon: Visit Monopoli

 Day 6

Morning: Veg Risotto, Octapus with potatoes, Intorchiate

Free afternoon or Castellana Caves

Day 7

Breakfast and departure or free day with departure on saturday


Hatha Yoga 7.45 am

Breakfast 9to10 am

Cooking class: 10am

Lunch 1pm

Afternoon tour (starting about 3-4 pm)

Dinner 7.30 pm

Program is flexible according with group, dates and weather

The cooking holiday package includes:

Accomodation 7 days, six nights
5 Italian cooking classes
Culinary tour & cultural and natural tour
Roundtrip airport transfers

Daily breakfast
Daily lunch
Evening meals
Winery visit
Tour of the fish market
Olive mill and artisan dairy visit ( if available according with season)
Visit to the caves
Ice-cream tasting
Excursions to historical towns/villages
Walk through the fields of almonds, cherries and olives
Cookbook with all the recipes made during the stay
Certificate upon completion

For more info about yoga and cooking retreat in Puglia ⇒click here

yoga retreat apulia