Cooking classes and relaxing holidays

A School of Ancient Flavors: Cooking Classes with Pietro Zito
The Botte Piccola offers gourmet weekends in Puglia banner of the great and ancient flavors. Every weekend of the month of November 2010 you will be able to participate at the cooking classes at Antichi Sapori in Montegrosso (Ba) of Pietro Zito, author of the highest expression of the Murgia cuisine. The course will be thematic – dedicated to the first dishes ones and for the seconds the other - for each session, and will be followed by a dinner with the participants. Respecting the tradition, the land and the season Pietro cares about the quality of raw materials, which he cultivated in the garden in front of the inn. The discovery of a poor and conscious for raw materials tradition: the real stars of the lessons, in fact, are the wild herbs, vegetables, nuts, berries all treated as the noblest of ingredients and … the extra virgin olive oil, the true star of the culture and economy of this area. These workshops will be an opportunity to learn to skillfully combine all the elements involved in the dishes of Antichi Sapori, led by the experienced hands of a great chef, and to accompany with the wines of the area. La Botte Piccola, also, makes it possible for people who wish to relax and spend weekends in the name of good food and offers a mini package that includes a cooking class and three nights in the Bio Masseria Lama di Luna. www.labottepiccola.net