4. Kefalonia: Traditional Cooking Experience in a Village
A cooking class in Kefalonia is perfect for travelers who want to take home not just a souvenir, but a piece of a true Kefalonian experience! The Kefalonian cooking experience is not a simple cooking demonstration, but a complete culinary experience with you at its very heart! Are you ready for an appetizing journey into the world of Kefalonian gastronomy? Immerse yourself in the ultimate culinary experience, prepare your appetite to explore new flavors and why not put your cooking skills to the test! The Kefalonia cooking class experience is ideal for those who seek an alternative insight into the island culinary traditions and authentic Kefalonian hospitality! The journey kicks off with a drive to the breathtaking scenery of Argostoli bay where the crystal-clear waters meet the dark green pine trees, and the picture square town can be seen with the best panoramic views! Once you have arrived in the tucked-away village of Kourouklata you will be welcomed by locals with authentic Kefalonian delicacies to prepare your taste buds for what follows ahead. The village is famous for its classical houses, views that will leave you in awe, and the friendly locals with whom you will have the opportunity to interact and embrace their culture and lifestyle. The presentation of local products will begin this authentic culinary journey! You will have the time to taste local wines & honey and get first-hand knowledge of the long journey it takes for each product to develop from start to finish! You will continue your journey of exploration to the oldest taverna in the village where you will get your hands dirty and prepare Greek appetizers like 'tzatziki' and the world-famous Kefalonian "riganada" roll up your sleeves to create your very own phyllo pie for a traditional meat pie! Under the guidance of Mrs. Stavroula, the journey into the world of Kefalonia cuisine ends with lots of pictures and smiles. Savor the fruits of your labor with the company of a glass -or two- of fine Greek wine and engage in a cheerful conversation with new friends from around the world. Get a souvenir scroll with all the recipes you have prepared yourself and get ready to host a Greek night with your friends back home.