Cucina Napoletana is an immersion into Neapolitan cuisine from the market to the table, and a unique opportunity to experience a home-based cooking lesson. We will spend five hours together with our culinary expert Alberto, who will first lead us through one of the bustling markets in the center of the city, and then guide us through a cooking tutorial in his kitchen.
In the market, Alberto will explain the local and seasonal vegetables, fruits, and different types of seafood, and we will get a personal experience of the lively and colorful character of Naples and Neapolitan cuisine. From the market, our docent will accompany us to his house, located right in the center of Naples, where we will whet our appetites with a homemade aperitif before beginning the cooking lesson using the ingredients we bought at market. This experience provides a rare chance to visit the home of an Italian native who willingly shares his passion and love for his local cuisine learned through over twenty years of culinary experience.
Once we have finished cooking we will sit down to a convivial lunch with a menu based on traditional Neopolitan prodcuts such as paccheri alla ricotta di bufula, zucchine alla scapece, and tiramisu' al limoncello, all paired with wine from the Campania region.
Cucina Napolitana will not only give you knowledge of the cuisine of Naples but also a hands-on experience of the techniques and customs involved in its preparation, as well as the warm hospitality of the locals. The docent will prepare the recipes for you to take home.Note: For private groups, there is an additional 20€ per person charge for each additional participant beyond 3 people.
Please note that for private groups we can create a seafood menu for an additional 10€ per person. Please specify this preference when placing your order and you will be charged accordingly.
Please note any food allergies or intolerances in the Special Requests box or your Travel Notes. Even in a small group we can work around restrictions (no gluten, no dairy, vegetarian, no seafood, etc.), especially if notified in advance.
|Duration: 5 hours|
Alberto Serino is an expert on Neapolitan life, culture and history. After a decade of experience as a swimming coach, in contact with international level athletes, in 2007 he began working with the cultural association of Fine Arts as a tour guide on Naples, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, Ischia and Procida.
He also leads small groups through unusual itineraries away from the crowds on Capri and the Amalfi Coast.
Over the years, he has developed a great passion for local cuisine and now organizes cooking classes and tours related to the food and wine of the Campania region.
In his spare time he likes cycling with like-minded enthusiasts to discover the typical places of historical and scenic interest.