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 15th december 2019


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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

Vedaguru Centre Italian Cooking and Yoga Retreat in Italy 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.

You will experience Italian cooking lessons from Monday to Friday.  At the start of each day from Sunday to Friday you will have daily morning Hatha yoga lessons before breakfast.

Day 1

  • Starters, fresh pasta like Orecchiette and Cavatelli
  • Visit the farmhouse and walk through the fields of almonds, cherries and olives
  • Visit the historical center of Conversano

Day 2

  • Pizza and Focaccia barese
  • Taste the famous biological ice-cream
  • Visit the historical town of San Vito
  • Visit the historical village of Polignano a Mare

Day 3

  • Panzerotti and Frittelle
  • Visit the center and the famous trulli of Alberobello

Day 4

  • Fresh marmalade, cakes and biscuits
  • Visit the fish market and the old town of Mola di Bari

Day 5

  • Second dishes like filled melanzane, vegetables cake
  • Visit to an olive mill and visit artisan dairy
  • Homemade preserves and homemade liquors

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