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Group Size
8 max
PRICE
180 € / adult with lunch 
130 € / adult without lunch
MEETING POINT
Selene Restaurant (Santorini)

Starts at
10:30 am
Ends at
1:30 pm
Duration
3,5 hrs (not including lunch)
Entrance Fees
None




DISCOUNTS & OFFERS
5% OFF for booking 2 or more tours SNDT
5% OFF for booking 4 or more persons FMD
10% OFF for booking 4 or more persons & booking 2 or more tours SNDT+4

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Santorini All-Inclusive Cooking Course

The Ultimate Hands-on Cooking Experience on the Cuisine of the Cycladic Islands!


Participate on the preparation of four different traditional Santorinian recipes, taste delicious cheeses and sausages from several Cycladic islands & enjoy the fruits of your labours accompanied by a bottle of delicious wines from Santorini!
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FULL DESCRIPTION


Every day except Sundays at 10:30 a.m. (between March 20th and November 7th) we welcome you at Selene Restaurant with fresh juice, coffee and traditional Greek cookies! Georgia Tsara gives an introductory lecture to the cuisine of the Cycladic Islands and particularly of Santorini, as well as, to the unique local products of our island.

The volcanic eruption that took place in the island of Santorini almost 3500 years ago left the dramatic caldera that you see today. With more than 300 days of sunshine and its rich volcanic soil, the island yields a bounty of unusual indigenous herbs and vegetables! White eggplant, capers and caper leaves, fava (small yellow peas), exquisite baby tomatoes - all grown virtually without water.

Each day is dedicated to thematic cooking classes!

Monday:
Santorini Wines, Cycladic cheeses, Greek yogurt

Get familiar with the Santorini Wines, the Cycladic cheeses & Greek yogurt!
(Theory & tasting)
At about 13.00 the presentation and the demonstration of four different recipes associated with our theme will take place:

Sample menu:
  • Mini savory pies with mizithra cheese
  • Santorini salad with chloro cheese
  • Moussakas with yogurt
  • Bougatsakia with cinnamon ice cream
After we have prepared the dishes, at about 2.00 p.m. you will be able to enjoy the fruits of your labours accompanied by a bottle of delicious wines from Santorini which will be presented to you.

Tuesday:
Santorini vegetables & Greek extra virgin olive oil


Learn about the vegetables grown in Santorini and the different types of Greek olive oils.
(Theory & tasting)
At about 13.00 the presentation and the demonstration of four different recipes associated with our theme will take place:

Sample menu:
  • Santorini fava tart with egg, local mini tomatoes & capers
  • Legumes dish (lentils, white beans, chick peas, etc)
  • Vegetables’ salad
  • Fresh beans stew dish (green beans, green peas, okra, etc)
After we have prepared the dishes, at about 2.00 p.m. you will be able to enjoy the fruits of your labours accompanied by a bottle of delicious wines from Santorini which will be presented to you.

Wednesday:
Greek premium products from small producers & meze (mini appetizers)

Taste a variety of Greek premium products chosen by our team found at Selene Selection department and design a meze (tapas) based menu. The most of the products which are used have been awarded Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status.

Sample products:
  • Grape vine leaves, grape juice, vine tenders
  • Botarga
  • Cycladic cheeses
  • Marmelades
After we have prepared the dishes, at about 2.00 p.m. you will be able to enjoy the fruits of your labours accompanied by a bottle of delicious wines from Santorini which will be presented to you.

Thurday:
Pastas & pies


Learn about the different kinds of Greek pastas and make a traditional pie (spinach pie, cheese pie etc) after you have made your own phyllo pastry.

At about 13.00 the presentation and the demonstration of four different recipes associated with our theme will take place:
  • Wild greens pie
  • Cous cous salad
  • Traditional pasta dish
  • Dessert
After we have prepared the dishes, at about 2.00 p.m. you will be able to enjoy the fruits of your labours accompanied by a bottle of delicious wines from Santorini which will be presented to you.

Friday:
Fish course


Introduction of the local fish & the traditional fishing techniques, learn how to debone fish.

At about 13.00 the presentation and the demonstration of four different recipes associated with our theme will take place:

Sample menu:
  • Seafood dish
  • Smoked eel salad
  • Fish fillet with wild greens
  • Ice cream
After we have prepared the dishes, at about 2.00 p.m. you will be able to enjoy the fruits of your labours accompanied by a bottle of delicious wines from Santorini which will be presented to you.

Saturday:
Meat course

Get familiar with the local meat varieties and the traditional hunting techniques.

At about 13.00 the presentation and the demonstration of four different recipes associated with our theme will take place:

Sample menu:
  • Quail appetizer
  • Salad with loutza (local cured pork loin)
  • Pork belly with fava cream
  • Dessert
After we have prepared the dishes, at about 2.00 p.m. you will be able to enjoy the fruits of your labours accompanied by a bottle of delicious wines from Santorini which will be presented to you.


MEETING POINT


This tour is operated between March 20th and November 7th every day except Sundays at 10:30 am. We welcome you at Selene Restaurant with fresh juice, coffee and traditional Greek cookies!


PRICING


Price: 180 € per person including lunch  
          130 € per person without lunch


Discounts
:
  • Discount Code for Second Tour (SNDT): 5% discount for booking a second tour
  • Discount Code for Families & Groups (FMD): 5% discount to families/groups with 4 or more paying members
  • Discount Code for Groups with Second Tour (SNDT+4): 10% discount to families or groups (4 or more paying members) booking more than one tours
For more information on discounts & special rates please read the FAQ ABOUT AWT.




           





                  



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