Day 1: You will be met by an English speaking driver at Naples airport and brought to Sorrento, where you will enjoy a typical gelato affogato in the original Neapolitan bar in Sorrento main square. Settle into your comfortable room at Mamì Camilla bed and breakfast farm house. Join the family for welcome drinks on the patio. Then enjoy a traditional Neapolitan dinner.
Day 2: Your cooking course will take place in the kitchen of Mamì Camilla where you will become expert at making genuine Neapolitan home made "house bread" with a local pasta dish using seasonal fresh vegetables and fresh fish. You will also make a dessert based on fruit such as a fruit tart, fruit mouse, or rum Baba with seasonal fresh fruit.
Day 3: After breakfast your guide will take you to a famous wine cellar to have a tasting of the four best Campania brands wine. The afternoon will be spent at your leisure. In the evening, enjoy a light dinner at the farm house where Mamì Camilla prepares fresh ravioli and a local pollo paesano sul girrarosto (chicken roasted on a spit).
Day 4: A visit to the oldest Olive oil manufacturers in the Sorrento which is renowned for the best olive oil in the area, since the olives here have been nominated from the EU Agricultural department, of the quality control origin "DOC". After you will see the methods used for production, the old olive oil presses used in the past and the modern process which are used now for the manufacture of the olive oil. You will have the chance to taste the different grades of oil and learn to distinguish the main characteristics of first class olive oil. Returning to the culinary cooking school you will learn how to prepare preserved foods and liquors such as vegetables in olive oil and limoncello. This evening you will assist in preparing a quick and easy Neapolitan dinner, you will see how simple the cuisine really is.
Day 5: Board the hydrofoil at Marina Piccola to journey to Napoli. A whole day escorted tour. Visiting the National Museum, Maschio Angioino Castle, Monastero di Santa Chiara, and many other attractions in the historical city of Southern Italy, which together with Palermo, was one of the two capitals of the kingdom of Sicily. Return to Sorrento for a taste of the real Neapolitan Pizza at Mamì Camilla.
Day 6: Visit the ruins of Herculaneum and mount Vesuvius on a half-day escorted tour. Then on your return to Mamì Camilla, a culinary cooking class and dinner.
Day 7: Private transfer to the Naples airport. Time to say Ciao! To Sorrento.
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