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The Gorgonzola and the Marquise: cheese for poor people at a nobles banquet (VIP)

Enjoy a cooking class with the Chef of a renowned cooking school in Gorgonzola, don't miss the sweet tasting of patisserie made with gorgonzola flavours and get to know the historical places of Serbelloni family!

Where
Milan
Availability
Every Saturday
Duration
4 hours 30 minutes
Costs
Starting from
187 €

PASSIONSWe greatly welcome those who are curious about local tales, myths, and history of a famous Italian cheese, culinary enthusiasts who wish to "put a finger in the pie", or better said , “in the gorgonzola cheese”.WE WARMLY WELCOMEWhoever is passionate of legends and traditions, lovers of fresh and strong tasting cheese, who want to become a high level Chef for one day and later enjoy eating delicious food that he/she has just cooked at an Italian style table at lunchtime.THE STORYIn year 1820 Marquise Busca Arconati Visconti, born Serbelloni, hosts some nobles from Milan, France and Austria in her country house in the Gorgonzola village. The Marquise wants to offer a rich banquet, showing the nobility that the typical cheese of Gorgonzola is great food for aristocratic tastes and not only for poor people! The chef of the Marquise needs help to prepare the magnificent banquet and Ginevra, the handmaiden of Serbelloni family, selects a special cooking staff .Will you help Ginevra and the chef to cook the best prepared courses for that memorable event?Cristina, playing as Ginevra, jumps with you into the past. You visit Gorgonzola as it was about 200 years ago, sharing Serbelloni family tales and gossip. Here you discover the secret origins of the Gorgonzola cheese and how luckily it has reached its actual yummy smelly fame and…. guess what? Finally, an expert Chef teaches you to cook special food with gorgonzola cheese. A complete menu, from starters to dessert.

Meeting point

In front of St. Protasio and Gervasio Church

Funzionalità

  • INSTANT CONFIRMATION

In evidenza

  • Entertaiment with sightseeing of historical places of Serbelloni family, in Gorgonzola
  • Sweet tasting of patisserie made with gorgonzola flavours
  • Cooking class with the Chef of a renowned cooking school in Gorgonzola
  • Lunch and celebration of competitors

Incluso

  • Entertaiment with sightseeing of historical places of Serbelloni family, in Gorgonzola
  • Sweet tasting of patisserie made with gorgonzola flavours
  • Cooking class with the Chef of a renowned cooking school in Gorgonzola
  • Lunch and celebration of competitors
  • A certificate of attendance will be given to each participant
  • Photos and videos will be shared in the Artès social web platform

Costs

Starting from 187 €

Exclusions and Extra costs

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

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