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Bergamo: Dining Experience at a Local's Home

1. Bergamo: Dining Experience at a Local's Home

Immerse yourself in a private dining experience at a local's home, enjoying an exclusive show cooking and tasting authentic recipes treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian "Mammas". This experience will allow you to feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. You will enjoy a 4-course menu including a starter, pasta, a main course with a side dish, and dessert, with drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars and coffee).

Bergamo: 3.5-Hour Traditional Food Tour

2. Bergamo: 3.5-Hour Traditional Food Tour

Discover the gastronomic culture of Bergamo on this delicious 3-hour food tour. Discover delicacies from both parts of the town — Bergamo Alta and Bergamo Bassa. Accompanied by a local foodie guide, indulge in the rich flavors and delicate scents incorporated in your secret menu. Dine within the walls of the Città Alta. Your food journey will take you from the origins of Lombardy's culinary traditions to the contemporary Bergamo food scene of today. The tastings on offer depend on the availability, season, and the chef's choices. Some of the possible tastings on this tour include Bergamasco, a traditional aperitivo composed of toasted bread slides with local garnish accompanied by a glass of locally sourced Valcalepio red wine; Casoncelli Pasta filled with different stuffings; Foaide, a traditional Sunday pasta dish in the Bergamo area; Polenta with lard and cheese; and grilled handmade bread with taleggio cheese. You can also try typical stracciatella gelato and enjoy an Italian espresso coffee – the only way to end a meal in Italy.

Bergamo: The Art of the Italian Aperitivo with a Local

3. Bergamo: The Art of the Italian Aperitivo with a Local

Your day is just winding down, the sun's about to set, it is time for an aperitivo. This glamorous Italian tradition is loved all over the world, and this is your chance to learn how to prepare it for yourself, the perfect souvenir. Preparing the perfect aperitivo is an art. you will learn how to prepare a selection of five elegant nibbles to pair with a refreshing glass of fizz, ideal for sharing with friends in the early evening. Your aperitivo will be a bite-size representation of its local culture, using typical regional ingredients and local wines, such as a sparkling prosecco or a light red.

Bergamo: Market Tour & Meal with a Local Cook

4. Bergamo: Market Tour & Meal with a Local Cook

Create a delicious meal and beautiful memories with a market tour and cooking experience, hosted by a local chef. After arriving at the home of your expert cook, head to a market and learn how to select the best ingredients. Return to your host’s home to enjoy a private cooking demonstration. Learn the secrets of Italian cuisine as your host provides tips from their family cookbook. Watch as a delicious meal is prepared before your eyes, then sit down to share the authentic dishes with your host. Savor a seasonal 4-course menu of a starter, pasta, main course with a side dish, and dessert. Chat with your host as you enjoy a selection of red and white wines from regional cellars, as well as an after-dinner coffee, along with the food. Experience Italian hospitality as you connect with local people.

Bergamo: Cooking Class at a Local's Home with Wine

5. Bergamo: Cooking Class at a Local's Home with Wine

Immerse yourself in a cooking class at a local home in Bergamo. Learn how to make a traditional Italian starter, pasta dish and dessert, then serve up your creations and try them out for yourself, alongside some wines. Choose between making a lunch or an evening dinner. Follow the guidance of a local cook and learn all the tricks of the trade when it comes to making authentic northern Italian recipes. Relax in the knowledge that all the ingredients and utensils needed are provided. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and make a total of three dishes. Finish by tasting everything you have prepared at a sit-down meal with your hosts. Enjoy your home-cooked meal along with a selection of local wines. Get a feel for local traditions and culture through food. Round off the meal the Italian way: with a coffee of your choice. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that will stay with you for life.

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What people are saying about Bergamo

Great tour with a very friendly hostess, good food and lots of information about Bergamo and Italian food culture.

Sehr gut geführte Tour mit vielen Infos und feinen Delikatessen. Sehr empfehlenswert!