Cooking is the process of food preparation using the heat. Cooking techniques and ingredients vary widely around the world, reflecting the unique environmental, economic, and cultural traditions. The cooks themselves also vary greatly in skill and training. Thus, cooking is an art that is free with no restrictions and without a sense of exaggeration. The recipes are many, the ways vary as perfumes, any place different as the flavors offered different yet very familiar. Discover Greek cuisine and the hidden treasures in a culinary journey in the beautiful village of Pelion in Portaria. The courses take place at the local Farm Karaiskou to be made known several traditional cooking techniques, ingredients and family recipes that have remained unchanged over the centuries. Participants will be transferred to Farm at 10:00 where they will have the opportunity to welcome them to enjoy their coffee with accompanying Turkish delight of must. Continue and visit the vegetable garden to learn about local seasonal products and herbs of Pelion. During the course will be offered raki or ouzo with accompanying olives and feta cheese. Most materials are ready to specific bowl for the preparation of the menu. After the cooking class, approximately at 14:00, will pave the table for dinner. Consumption of wine is free with unlimited. At the end there will be a commemorative photo with guests and staff, dedications guestbook and gifts (diploma of participation, commemorative book with the recipes, a small gift bag with traditional olives and ouzo from Pelion and cookery apron) Local, organic fruits and vegetables from areas of the mansion in combination with products from local food artisans will be the perfect combination for delicious appetizers, pies, beautifully cooked and delicious desserts. We aim to become known to visitors the way of production of some food and sweets as they become traditional Pelion
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Generally the Greek term gastronomy, international today, characterized the fine art of food enjoyment, to which included not only the selection and preparation of food and the serving of. According to the first definition given by the famous French gastronome 18th century Jean-Adelmo Brigia-Savarin: "Gastronomy is the deep knowledge of everything relating to human consumption." Today is generally defined as the art and science of human nutrition. Share with us relax and enjoy the aromas that scavenge from the kitchens of Pelion houses. We invite you to a dinner in the traditional environment of Pelion. A good restaurant and a delicious meal is important, as well as anywhere else in Greece. Pelion is in the tradition of some unique and tasty dishes to try. Through our organized trips, we offer you the rare opportunity to experience the cuisine of Pelion in originality. The "spetzofai" with green peppers and local sausage Pelion is arguably the most famous of the local dishes. Other popular dishes are the traditional Pelion bean soup called "soup" and boiled goat meat, so as «Gida vrasti». In our program included selected traditional taverns where guests will taste homemade recipes. Most restaurants in our area exclusively use local products so that your plate is always full of delights and goodies straight from Pelion. The generous nature of Pelion in combination with cultural influences over the centuries have created the refined cuisine of Pelion. Simple raw materials, such as mushrooms, chestnuts, walnuts, apples, ferns, grasses and herbs provide the basis for the unique taste combinations. Start with us into a unique adventure trip in the gastronomy of Pelion. Let yourself taste also at the end of the day one delicious handmade sweet surprise! Finally, the wide variety of "spoon deserts", the traditional cake and "baklava" will enchant you with their unique taste.