Transylvanian Authentic Cooking


In the heart of Transylvania, in the Tarnava Mare wine region, our newly renovated property dating from the XVIII century gives you a real sense of the local life style, and the patriarchal life of a Saxon village.

The local seasonal Transylvanian kitchen reflects the multicultural structure of the people living here for centuries. Saxon dishes, along with Romanian and Hungarian dishes are blended together in a rich and wonderful variety particular and distinct for this region.


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 workshop themes

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 session – We start by picking fruits and vegetables from our own garden.  Two traditional Transylvanian dishes will be prepared along with salads.

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 one of the wineries in the region and tasting their wine. (Transportation and fees not included)

16:00 Baking class – We will prepare one of the most popular pie in the Saxon tradition as well as delicious cookies that used to be made in the preparations of the weddings.

Drinks and dinner followed by entertainment with local traditional music.

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 prepare 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 available will be presented, including visiting interesting historical monuments in the region, trip to Viscri, Unesco World Heritage Site, including the shepherding experience, cheese tasting


Day five

Breakfast with natural products from the local farmers

Participants will receive brochure with the recipes used

Check – out until 12:00


  • Visit the farmers ‘market and Sighisoara Medieval Citadel- World Heritage Unesco Site
  • Witness the culture, history and culinary tradition of Transylvania
  • Visit the wineries of Tarnava Mare and the famous village of Viscri were the Prince of Wales himself choose to have his vacation house
  • Cook incredible local dishes and have a taste of the wines of Tarnava Mare.

Changes will be made depending on the season, weather and availability of the activities.
Additional days can be booked on request.

Participants who do not cook are most welcome.

A minimum of 4 persons is required for this program.

1 person – 640 Euro in single room

2 persons – 1190 Euro in Double Room

4 persons – 2260 Euro Two double en suite rooms

Children above 14 years old are welcome and considered adults.