Food Adventures

One of the most enjoyable ways to experience a new destination is through its cuisine. Suitable for foodies and novice tasters alike, a Not in the Guidebooks food adventure guarantees an experience like no other. From tasting tours to foraging, you’ll learn more about the local fare and how gastronomy plays an important of local culture.

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  • Italian Cooking in Lake Garda

    4 hours Italy

    Learn to cook delicious Italian food during a hands-on cooking lesson in a professional restaurant kitchen for a relaxin..

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    £118 pp
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  • Cooking and Wine-Tasting in Tuscany

    8 days Italy

    Promising to be not only a cooking experience but also a cultural one, this family-run 7 night Italian cooking and wine ..

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    £1480 pp
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  • Gourmet Cookery Course In Rural France

    5 Nights / 6 Days France

    Discover the beauty of rural French countryside and learn the art of gourmet french cuisine with a world-renowned chef! ..

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    £1848 pp
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  • Greek Cooking Holiday

    8 days Greece

    Immerse yourself in Greek island life on this 7 night Greek cookery holiday in Poros that promises not only a culinary e..

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    £2010 pp
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  • French Cooking and Wine Holiday

    5 Nights / 6 Days France

    Immerse yourself in French life on this 5 night/6 day gourmet cooking course that promises not only a cooking experience..

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  • French Cookery and Gastronomy Holiday

    8 days France

    Set in a beautiful 19th century farmhouse sitting in 50 acres of countryside, you'll learn to cook tasty French cuisine ..

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    Why should you try our food activities?

    It’s never too late to try something new, and with one of our food adventures you’ll try a range of different flavours and open up a whole new world of tastes and aromas. There are opportunities to learn a new cooking skill to take home and impress your friends with an exotic dish! It doesn’t matter whether you’re a professional chef or you just want to find out more about the types of traditional food you’ve seen in the street – a food activity is a great way to connect with the local people.

    What type of food adventures do we offer?

    From entering a local’s kitchen to a guided tour around a locally produced food market we have something for everyone. If you love food as much as we do, take a look at some of our favourite foodie tours and adventures.

    Cook Like a Local, Sri Lanka

    Galle is the ideal place to learn the foundations of Southern Sri Lankan cooking. A famous local chef will teach you how to make traditional Ceylon dishes while explaining the origins of each staple food. You’ll then get to sample your good work by sitting down to eat the delicious authentic dinner you’ve just made from locally sourced ingredients.

    Global Explorer, Sydney

    Don’t miss this 3.5 hour guided global tasting tour, where you’ll experience flavours from across the world in one tiny corner of Sydney. Our local guides will take you on a culinary journey, sharing their secrets of the best places to eat in the city. You’ll visit markets, cafes and shops to gain fascinating insights into the diverse food tourism in the area – cramming in lots of local delicacies along the way.

    Beach Kitchen, Cape Town

    If you want to combine adventure with gastronomy, this gourmet food extravaganza in a secret location is definitely for you. You’ll be taken to a secret secluded beach location before our local guide serves up a mussel feast and fresh side plates. Not only will you get to enjoy this beautiful meal watching the sunset across Camps Bay, but you’ll also have the opportunity to jump into the refreshing water or go snorkelling to check out the wildlife by the rocks.

    If you love food festival activities or simply enjoying the best of the local cuisine, get in touch with us today and we’ll recommend a gourmet experience for your destination.

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