On this exclusive private tour travel into the Tuscan countryside to make real Italian pizza in the oven with a professional pizza chef, called a “pizzaiolo”. You will learn how to make tender, flexible yeast dough that stretches to almost paper-thinness and the trick for getting a flavoursome yet light tomato sauce. With expert guidance from the pizzaiolo you’ll make your very own pizza, stretch it, sauce it, bake it and slice it. Then enjoy it with some of the wonderful local Chianti wines. It will be the best pizza you ever tasted, you made it yourself and the cooking tips you’ve learnt will be yours for ever.
Then it’s time for the finest ice cream! The chef will explain you why gelato remains Italy’s favourite dessert while giving an insight into the ‘gelato culture’ that continues to grow. Get to know the basic raw ingredients, how to select the best products available according to specific principles and you enjoy a presentation and tasting of some of the flavours used in gelato making. Learn about the development and application of natural colors, the heating and freezing techniques and how they have different effects on ingredients. Discover the recipe secrets of the world most loved dessert!