Eating our way around Europe via a cookery course

We’ve been busy eating our way around Europe to track down a great new range of cookery holidays for you.

What could be a better way to celebrate the passing of the seasons than shopping for the freshest seasonal ingredients at a local market and then going home and cooking traditional recipes with one of our gourmet local chefs?

Whatever you like to eChefsinGardenUmbriaat, and wherever you’re aiming to travel this spring, take a look at our new range of cookery holidays to suit you and your budget.

Keep checking back at as new courses are added daily!

Read what some of our customers have been saying about our cookery holidays

“We came here to relax and have some fun cooking which is exactly what we did” – K Kotecha

“I can’t recommend this highly enough, the cooking school is beautiful with amazing views” – S Cameron

“I’m a fairly good cook but learn lots, I highly recommend this, my friends and I loved it”  – D Ludin

“The cooking course was fun, easy going with the chef giving away all his secrets!” – J Chambers

“I had a great time and have got my buzz for cooking back, I feel completely refreshed” – M Black

Wine, cheese, truffles and oilve oil in Umbria and Tuscany

There’s no better country in the world to eat than Italy – and not many better places to do it than Tuscany and Umbria.

Stay on an Agroturismo in Tuscany in beautiful farmhouse luxury and learn not only how to prepare a four-course Italian extravaganza but also the art of cheese and wine making.

Or forage for truffles and try your hand at making chocolate at our gorgeous Umbrian country retreat which boasts not only an extensive wine cellar but also a cookery school with local chefs that will teach you to cook to impress your most foodie friends.

Prosecco and pasta

Celebrate the arrival of spring in style with a long weekend cookery course in the village of Cison di Valmarino, one hour north of Venice, where you can toast your culinary successes with the local speciality – prosecco.
Click here for our VENICE COOKERY HOLIDAY or try a 1 day class in VENICE itself if you are short on time.

If pasta is your passion, join Chef Fabio for his fabulous pasta making class in Rome. Start the day with a walking tour of Rome’s hidden food shops and famous outdoor maket before heading back to his apartment to learn to cook fresh pasta. Click here to read more about the PASTA MAKING CLASS & MARKET VISIT IN ROME

Its not just all about the Kebabs…

It’s not just about kebabs. Greek food is reckoned to be Europe’s healthiest. Get back to basics in Greece this spring by picking your own herbs on the beautiful island of Paros and then learning how to use them by cooking some fantastic, authentic local dishes, all washed down with the wine you have seen them making at a local vineyard.  There’s even a great 2 day course in Paros perfect for you Island hoppers.

Food is at the centre of everything in Turkey, and Turkish food is one of the world’s great cuisines. Learn how to cook it in one of Europe’s most amazing cities, Istanbul and enjoy a guided tour of the famous Pera market with your Chef on this 1 day course.

Get your cookery fix at and don’t forget to keep checking back as new courses to tantalise your taste buds are added every week!

Be inspired – go learn to cook on your next holiday….