The Kitchen of the Spring Feasts

APRIL – MAY 2017 (4 nights/5 days) Make an 18th century Saxon property in the heart of Transylvania your home for 5 days this spring! Enjoy a traditional meal; savor a local brandy, wine or cheese; witness the preparation of traditional local spring dishes; visit the famous fortified churches or Unesco Heritage Sites; enjoy convivial moments with friends and experience the local culture…
Day one Arrive from 2pm – Welcome, we will assist you to accommodate in the location Welcome beverage and light snack – local peasant dish Guided visit of the village and the fortified church dating 1810 – part of National Monuments Patrimony Aperitif and dinner – Introduction and discussions on the local culture, history and food Day  two Breakfast with natural products from local farmers Visit to local market and free time in Sighisoara- medieval citadel, Unesco Heritage Site Lunch in Sighisoara – not provided 16:00 – First Cooking class – We will work with different cuts of lamb and you will be introduced to the greens of the season. Two traditional Transylvanian dishes will be prepared along with green salads. Special menu for the Spring Holidays. Dinner with prepared dishes – local brandy and wine included. After dinner discussions and entertainment. Day three Breakfast with natural products from the local farmers Trip to Viscri, Unesco World Heritage Site, including the shepherding experience, cheese tasting and a picnic packed lunch – (changes may occur due to weather conditions) 16:00 baking class – Festive Easter and Pascha cheese cake with fresh cheese from the shepherd Drinks and dinner followed by entertainment with local traditional music. During Spring Holidays (Pasha and Easter) we will feature Traditional festive food – Saturday / Sunday as well as an Easter Egg hunt – Sunday Morning; Special brunch – with surprises from the Little Rabbit (Changes will be made to the schedule accordingly) Day four Breakfast with natural products from the local farmers 10:00 Hands on Cooking Class –  We start with picking greens and vegetables from our own garden from which we will prepared two specific seasonal dishes. A local village cook will cook with us a popular soup, specific for the region, but very easy to do it in your own home and adapt it to your taste. Lunch with prepared dishes. Free time in the afternoon – Many activities are available, including visiting interesting historical monuments in the region. Dinner Optional – Wine tasting at a bar wine in Sighisoara – not included Day five Breakfast with natural products from the local farmers Participants will receive the recipes of the prepared dishes Check – out until 12:00
HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the farmers ‘market and Sighisoara Medieval Citadel- World Heritage Unesco Site
  • Witness the making of traditional spring lamb Transylvanian dish
  • Taste wild spring greens that you can’t find in a super market
  • Visit the famous village of Viscri were the Prince of Wales himself choose to have his vacation house
  • Visit a sheep fold, and taste the cheeses made by the shepherd (depend on weather and availability)
  • Festive Easter/Pasha brunch

All offered dates have a similar schedule as the one above. Changes will be made depending on availability of the activities. Additional days can be booked on request. Guests who do not cook are most welcome. PRICES 1 person – 345 Euro in single room 2 persons – 585 Euro in Double Room 4 persons-1125 Euro Two double en suite rooms Children under 6 free of charge, children between 6-14 years old 50% of all costs.

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