Are you visiting Pelion, the mountain of famous Centaurs and the stone build mansions? Take an authentic Greek souvlaki cooking lesson, on an organic farm near the village of Portaria and discover the riches and the unique culinary delights of the area. Make your Greek souvlaki cooking lesson the highlight of your holiday in Mt Pelion.
◾ Learn to cook your Greek souvlaki like a local
◾ Visit the organic garden and collect the ingredients for your meal
◾ Enjoy a delicious meal in a warm and friendly atmosphere
◾ Enjoy amazing panoramic views of Pagasitikos Bay
About this experienceDURATION: 3 hours
STARTING TIME: 11.00 am
MEETING POINT: Kritsa Gastronomy Hotel, Portaria, Pelion
LANGUAGES: English, Greek
OPENING SEASON: All year round
WHO CAN COME: Anyone above the age of 10 can participate in this activity. Children won't be served wine
Description - What to expectMeet your host in the reception of the Kritsa Gastronomy Hotel in Beautiful Portaria and drive for about 2 km to the Karaiskos Organic Farm. The farm is the perfect setting, ideally set on the slopes of Mt Pelion overlooking the Pagasitikos bay, for your Greek souvlaki cooking lesson experience. Get welcomed with a drink and tour the organic garden to appreciate the harmony and beauty the place has to offer and collect ingredients you will need for your cooking lesson.
Learn from your experienced cook the secrets and techniques to make handmade pita bread, traditional Greek tzatziki, Greek salad, and of course how to prepare, marinate and grill small pork or chicken pieces on a skewer. Then blend your freshly grilled meat with tomatoes, onions, Tzatziki and some chips and you have your Souvlaki ready to taste and enjoy.
During your cooking lesson entertain yourself with some local delicacies and appetizers seeping happily the famous local spirit called Tsipouro. Enjoy your souvlaki and your Greek salads accompanied by plenty of drinks marveling at the stunning view of the glittering bay. A bag with small gifts and wonderful memories will be handed to you by your host upon your departure.
What's included, what's not✔ Your local cook and guide
✔ All cooking lesson ingredients
✔ Lunch with what you have cooked
✔ Local wine, and tsipouro
✔ Mountain tea and coffee
✔ Transportation to and from the farm
✔ Gift bag
✖ Hotel pickup and drop-off
Cutoff time before activity
- 2 days
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