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The elegant Baroque of Lecce
The elegant Baroque of Lecce and its renowned papier-maché art. Built in the local soft creamy limestone with dazzling architectural surprises around every corner, Lecce is a Baroque masterpiece.
Its spider’s web of streets offer a kaleidoscopic mix of long-range vistas and alluring glimpses. A southern Italian town par excellence, bursting with piazzas and noble palaces, Lecce’s old town centre is a wonderful setting for the strolling visitor. Cafés, bars and restaurants flank the streets offering refreshments.
You will be enchanted by Baroque architecture of the Duomo church, Santa Croce Basilica and the beautiful piazza with Roman ruins. Joining us, you’ll visit a papier-maché artist who will show us how he crafts the beautiful statues, famous all over the world. With us you can attend an original cooking class with a professional local chef.
In the ancient heart of Lecce, the lesson begins with a pleasant walk among the main streets of the Baroque enjoying the slow pace of bygone days.
You will go into the small local market where you can learn and choose with the chef local products such as fruits, vegetables and seasonal vegetables and even local meats and cheeses to be transformed into excellent dishes. All strictly km0.
Before returning to school, a nice stop to enjoy together the “Lecce” coffee, ice coffee with almond milk, typical of the city. At school, every guest will have ready his workstation; you will find everything you need to prepare together with the chef tasty traditional menu, from appetizer to dessert.
You can collect directly from the school’s garden fresh herbs to flavor the food. Finally, you will taste together, around a convivial table, dishes prepared paired with Apulian wines. You will be guided in a technical tasting of selected wines. The school’s apron will be your gift to take home with you, as a souvenir of this wonderful experience. After lunch, a pizzica dance lesson with local dancers will be held at the cookery school.