3-Night Cooking Holidays

Italian cooking holiday 5 night


2018 Dates

January: Upon Request               July: 1 - 4;    13 - 16 

February: Upon Request             August: 5 - 8;   24 - 27

March: 11 - 14 (booked out)        September: 14 - 17;   23 - 26

April: 8 -11;     16 - 19   

April/May: 30 - 3 (booked out)    October: 12 - 15;   26 - 29

May: 11 - 14;     20- 23                  November: Upon Request 

June: 8 - 11;                                  December: Upon Request

Other dates can be arranged, please ask


  3-Night Italian Cooking Holiday Programme  

All meals & wine included - No need to hire a car

Day 1: 

Afternoon: We meet you at our local train station and drive you through the beautiful Sabine Hills to your home in the medieval hilltop village of Toffia, where you will stay for the duration of your Convivio Rome Italian Cooking Holiday.

Evening: Welcome dinner at 8.00pm. This is a relaxed and informal dinner, held in a family taverna or restaurant, during which you can discover the unique flavours of traditional food from Sabina, as well as sample some of the best local wines. During dinner, Sally or Guido will give you a brief outline of your holiday.

Day 2:

Breakfast: Italian style taken in the main piazza, on the café patio while enjoying majestic views over the Sabine Hills.

Morning: Lesson # 1 + lunch. Our enthusiastic pasta expert starts your cooking lesson with making fresh pasta out of eggs and flour. Pasta sauces and the importance of fresh ingredients, herbs and balance are discussed. More secrets are revealed to create a mouth-watering three course lunch.

Afternoon: A guided olive grove tour with Guido, where you will learn all about the ancient art of olive oil making, followed by olive oil sampling with bruschetta while overlooking majestic views.

Evening: Dinner will be at a local home restaurant, inside a 500 year old wine cellar or on a terrace overlooking the Sabine Hills, depending on the season.

Day 3:

Breakfast: Italian style taken in the main piazza, on the café patio while enjoying majestic views over the Sabine Hills.

Morning: Lesson # 2 + lunch. Italian cooking tips and secrets are revealed as Guido guides you through your second cooking lesson using seasonal ingredients, for 'primo', 'secondo' and 'dolce' (your three course meal).

Afternoon: guided tour of the ancient monastic village of Farfa (including art and craft shops) or explore medieval Toffia.

Evening: Dinner will be at a local home restaurant, inside a 500 year old wine cellar or on a terrace overlooking the Sabine Hills, depending on the season.

Day 4: 

Breakfast: Italian style taken in the main piazza, on the café patio while enjoying majestic views over the Sabine Hills.

Departure (11.00am): Depart after breakfast, with hopes you will return soon.


Extend your stay

You are very welcome to extend your cooking holiday in your accommodation. Please,  just ask


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