One of the most important symbol of Puglia, orecchiette home-made Pasta is a pillar in our culinary tradition. TIPS OF HISTORY. Their particular concave shape…
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One of the most important symbol of Puglia, orecchiette home-made Pasta is a pillar in our culinary tradition.
TIPS OF HISTORY. Their particular concave shape remembers the cone of our Trulli (our typical buildings) and collects at the best the sauce made with fresh tomatoes, grown under the hot summer sun.
The Orecchiette remembers also a little ear and this is the origin of the name. In any case, this shape let the pasta dries quicly so to be better conserved for a long time.
During ancient times, the Orecchiette was the best food to take on ships for long voyages also with another typical Puglia’s food: the frisa.
WE OFFER to learn how to do this home-made pasta in the charming atmosphere of Trulli and the magic of the Mediterranean Musquee of Valle Itria (Itria Valley). From wise hands, you’ll learn to do this old piece of art, following the traditional receipe and symple instruments/ingredients: water, flour, a pastryboard and a knife.
All ancient secrets will be revealed to realize a perfect “Orecchietta”, with the unexpected ingredients of Love and Patience.
WHAT WE WILL DO: The class is based on learning how to do this typical Puglia’s pasta with some variants too. We will cook the pasta and eat it during the included lunch/dinner (depending on the season and the sunset hour. Look at the above calendar).
LUNCH/DINNER: We will eat all togheter this special meal in the lunch/dinner composed by a typical appetizer, a first course based on the self-made orecchiette with meat sauce or vegetables (depending on the season) or simple sauce with cacioricotta cheese, a second course based on meat or vegetables, fruits, water and winer included (Negramaro, Salice Salentino o Primitivo wine, depending on availability).
It is possibile to prepare theOrecchiette with gluten free or wholemeal flour.
Duration: 3,5 hours, lunch/dinner included.
Days and starting hours:
From February to May
Monday – Wednesday – Saturday 10.30
From June to September
Wednesday and Saturday 10.30
Little animals admitted.
In the enchanting Itria Valley (Unesco heritage), in the countryside of "Murgia salentina", we offer an experience to live one of the aspect of Puglia's traditions and to know the origins of our cuisine in the typical Puglia's buildings: the Trulli.
Doing the Orecchiette (our typical pasta) is an ancient art part of a ritual made not only of flour and water but also of soil and wind and a slow time spent in the countryside in the same way our grandparents did: in a peaceful place we will discover and collect spontaneous herbs, fruits and vegetables from our organic vegetable garden (tomatoes, melons and other seasonal products).
At home, a pastryboard, flour and the wind wil be the simple ingredients to realize a treasure, the Orecchiette. You will learn todo this particular home-made pasta with all its variants and we will reveal the secrets linked to.
You'll partecipate to prepare the sauce (with meat or vegetables) and all necessary that we will taste all togheter during our lunch/dinner.
Breve visita del territorio circostante (omaggio).
Laboratorio di realizzazione delle orecchiette (circa 1,5 ore).
Pranzo tipico composto da leggero antipasto di terra o frise condite a scelta, primo di orecchiette prodotte con sugo di pomodori freschi o coltivati da noi, basilico e cacioricotta, secondo di carne o verdra su richiesta, frutta e bevande (acqua e vino locale)
Attrezzatura per la produzione (a coppia).
NB: Per i Gruppi da 25 a 30 persone il pranzo non è incluso.
Assicurazione: facoltativa, al costo di 5€/ persona.
Adatto ai bambini.
Assicurazione. Nord Salento Tour consiglia comunque di richiedere la copertura assicurativa specifica che include inoltre assistenza e copertura assicurativa per tutto il periodo del tuo soggiorno.
SU RICHIESTA (non inclusi):
Spuntini e degustazioni.
Pernotto: Casa Monacelle – pernotto ad Ostuni
Traduttore per lingue straniere
Ogni altro aspetto non inserito nella sezione “Comprende”.
Pricing NameMin Group SizeMax Group SizePrice
Pricing Name: Infanti (0-3 anno)Min Group Size: 1Max Group Size: 3price: /Persona
Pricing Name: Ragazzi (4-10 anni)Min Group Size: 1Max Group Size: 5price: /Persona
Pricing Name: AdultoMin Group Size: 2Max Group Size: 20price: /Persona