Posted on 26/01/2021
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Mount Pelion: Half-day Organic Farm Cooking Class

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Take a Pelion cooking class and learn how to cook traditional Pelion recipes. Experience authentic Pelion and visit an organic farm near the village of Portaria to discover the riches and the unique culinary delights of the area. Make your Pelion cooking class the highlight of your holiday in Greece.

◾ Visit the organic garden and collect the ingredients for your meal
◾ Learn to cook the traditional meatballs in tomato sauce and aromatic yogurt dip
◾ Savor your creations in a warm and friendly atmosphere
◾ Enjoy amazing panoramic views of Pagasitikos Gulf and the city of Volos

About this experience

DURATION: 3 hours
MEETING POINT: Kritsa Gastronomy Hotel, Portaria, Pelion
LANGUAGES: English, Greek
OPENING SEASON: All year round
WHO CAN COME: Pelion Cooking Class is suitable for families and groups of friends. Children won't be served wine

Description - What to expect

Meet 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 Gulf. 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 class.

You will learn how to cook a traditional Pelion recipe, “Meatballs in tomato sauce”. Knead the meatballs, prepare fresh tomato sauce and serve them with traditional local pasta “hilopites”. Set the table and complete your meal with traditional “Batzina”, an original zucchini pie from the region of Thessaly, a traditional refreshing aromatic yogurt dip – tzatziki - with herds from the garden, and a fresh seasonal salad.

During your cooking lesson entertain yourself with some local delicacies and appetizers seeping happily the famous local spirit called Tsipouro. After food is ready sit down to enjoy your creations accompanied by seasonal Greek salads and plenty of drinks. A bag with small gifts and wonderful memories will be handed to you by your host upon your departure.

What is included

✔ 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
✔ Your cooking class certificate
✖ Hotel pickup and drop-off

Cutoff time before activity

  • 2 days
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