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  • Writer's pictureJennifer McIlvaine

Ciao Thyme Culinary Intensive: Umbria

Spring has just sprung... but we are already thinking about Autumn!

Ciao Thyme of Bellingham, WA, in collaboration with me at Life...Italian Style present an Umbrian Culinary Intensive from October 20-28, 2011!



Thursday, October 20: Checking into the Trampetti Villa, Foligno Welcome dinner catered by Ciao Thyme ‘Italia’

Friday, October 21: The International EuroChocolate Festival; Perugina Chocolate Factory Private Tour; Hands-on Class and Dinner at the Villa

Saturday, October 22: Countryside drive to Orvieto; Explore the city of Orvieto above and underground.

Sunday, October 23: City Tour and Outdoor Market in Assisi; Lunch at La Stalla in Assisi; Drive over Mt Subasio; Hands-on Class and Dinner at the Villa

Monday, October 24: Trampetti Olive Harvest and picnic lunch followed by olive pressing and olive oil tasting; Dinner at Vesuvio Pizzeria in Foligno

Tuesday, October 25: Cheesemaking and Saffron Picking in Cascia; Salumi galore in the famous salumi-making town of Norcia; Dinner at the Palazzo Seneca

Wednesday, October 26: Tour 200-acre Chianina farm; Hands-on lunch at farm; Terre Margaritelli winery tour/tasting; Dinner at L’Alchemista in Montefalco

Thursday, October 27: A day of rest. Take a train to a small town, enjoy a horse ride or a bicycle tour; Hands-on Class and Dinner at the Villa

Friday, October 28: The grand visit to the Mostra Mercato Nazionale del Tartufo Bianco; Lunch at Taverna del Lupo, Farwell dinner at the Villa.

Contact Ciao Thyme for details!

Originally posted March 2011

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