Cooking experience in Aix, from food markets to your host house

Join a cooking class in the countryside of Provence
The southeastern French region of Provence is like a postcard. This is the land of the Riveria, and medieval hillside villages, and lavender fields, and endless olive groves and vineyards. But Provence is as much a way of life as it is a point on a map. Today you'll experience Provence's culture and rich way of life on a foodie tour of one of the most beautiful towns in all of France, Aix-en-Provence. 

This day-long cooking adventure begins at the myriad food markets of Aix's Old Town. It involves meeting local purveyors before picking up some of the fresh regional produce that the area is famous for like herbes de Provence, olive oil, truffles, figs, honey, and more. After the shopping is done the next step is to bring the ingredients to the country home of the host of today's cooking lesson to work on recipes and prepare the feast. On the way back to the country home, which follows a route that passes through the scenic Montaiguet Forest, there's one final stop at a local chateau to select some great Provençal wine to pair with the day's meal.

Upon arriving at the country home, there will be a bit of free time to take a stroll around the property and search for wild aromatic herbs. Then it's time to start the cooking lesson as the collected group of culinary enthusiasts actively participate in the preparation of various recipes. After approximately two hours of cooking, it will be time for everyone to sit down at the long convivial table and share in their gastronomic creations.

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