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Berlin Food Tours: Berlin Mitte Food Tour – Berlin, Germany

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Mitte is Berlin’s first and most central district which literally means “the center.” It constitutes Berlin’s historic core and includes some of the most important tourist sites. Mitte contains some of the city’s oldest buildings, most of the political institutions and also an enormous variety of culinary treasures, just waiting to be explored by you. 

This tour is a great opportunity for everyone to explore Berlin Mitte in a culinary way and off the tourist track. Learn about German food craftsmanship, indulge in a rich variety of foods and experience the unique history of Berlin Mitte.

Highlights of the Berlin Mitte Food Tour

  • 10 Tastings & Stories
  • Discover the culinary side of Berlin Mitte
  • Indulge in delicacies from Berlin
  • Variety of different Foods and Flavours
  • Stunning locations off the tourist track
  • Berlins exciting food – and city – history

When: 11 am on Fridays and Saturdays, or send us your tour request info@berlinfoodtour.de

Where: Meeting Point is “Katjes Café Grün-Ohr”, Rosenthaler Straße 32  http://tinyurl.com/pmq3ppo 

Duration: The food tour will last approximately 3,5 hours

Attendance Fee: 39,90 Euros p.p., children under 12 years 24,90 Euros

Who: All age groups and fitness levels

Including: All food tastings

Food: We taste on the go and are not usually seated

Clothing: Comfortable clothing, shoes and rain gear depemding on weather

Weather Conditions: Tours run rain or shine

Languages:English & German

A minimum number of participants is required for tour to operate.

More Info & Reservations

Berlin Food Tours also operates several other food and tasting tours in the city.

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Cooking at Camont: Master the art of Gascon cooking

Come to Camont for a long weekend or a week’s course and explore the classic French cooking techniques behind recipes that define Gascon cooking. Each day’s seasonal menu is born at the local markets and farms where we meet producers and learn to choose vegetables at their freshest, cheese at its ripest, and the perfect cut of meat for the dishes we create.

The dishes you’ll cook form the backbone of French regional cooking in the Southwest and as we explore the classic French techniques – sauteing, braising, roasting, baking and grilling – through the famous dishes of the region.

More cuisine familial than haute cuisine, Gascony celebrates local food from its farms and artisan producers in one of France’s most diverse agriculture regions. This abundant harvest gives birth to regional specialties like garbure, poule-au-pot, lapin aux pruneaux, confit de canard, foie gras en torchon, and gigot d’agneau aux haricots.

Course details:

We start in the morning for the first of our intensive day-long classes. Working only with local farm fresh ingredients and classic French techniques, we create exemplary seasonal menus that reflect terroir in the cooking of Southwest France. We cook for 6 hours per day – breaking for a long French lunch  from the best seasonal Gascon produce! And of course, cooking isn’t only about recipes and ingredients. On market days, we’ll take you to our favorite farmers’ market to meet some of our favorite artisan food producers.

Example day:

9:30- 12:30  Meet at Camont for a morning of classic French techniques creating starters and main courses.

12:30-2:00   Our French lunch on the terrace breaks the day as we celebrate the arts of the table.

2:00-5:00:   The sweet afternoon is devoted to creating Kate’s fool-proof buttery pastry and other desserts famous in Gascony which we indulge in the traditional afternoon gouter with coffee, tea or an aperitif!

Spring / summer dates in 2012

Three-day courses: 27 – 29 April / 18 – 20 May / 15 – 17 June

Five-day courses: 28 May – 1 June / 2 – 6 July / 30 July – 3 August

Autumn / winter dates in 2012

Three-day courses: 5 – 7 October / 2 – 4 November

Five-day courses: 3 – 7 September / 22 – 26 October

Price

2500€ per person (5 days) / 1750€ per person (3 days)

This price includes daily classes from 9:30 am- 5:00 pm, excursions, all lunches with wine, and supplies. (Please note: dinners and board aren’t included, so please see here for our pick of local places to stay. Of course, we’ll happily bring you to and from Camont for classes!)

Info and reservations:

To book, email katehill@email.com with the subject line Cookery course 3 or Cookery course 5.

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