10:00AM You will meet Your professional personal guide at the lobby of Your Hotel. This tour will take You to the home of local family in Konavle where You will learn the history and tradition of the region through cooking class.
After scenic drive from Dubrovnik we reach Konavle, Your hosts will welcome You with traditional liqueurs and figs made in their own production. Next, they will show You through their beautiful property and the garden. There Here You will pick up traditional vegetables and fruits. Obtaining the necessary ingredients for preparing the traditional meals, dishes and refreshments cooking class becomes a very fun journey. The class will end with a tasteful traditional meal in which You will all enjoy together like a traditional family.
Upon interesting culinary experience Your tour continues to visit of famous Sokol Tower, the most impressive medieval remains in the Dubrovnik area, which offers an impressive view of the magnificent landscapes of Konavle in their full beauty. Return to Dubrovnik.
Konavle is well known as Dubrovnik countryside, a region located at the southeast part of Croatia. This area of farms, vineyards and stone houses, welcome all the hosts who are search for local tradition or way of life. For sure, food, local cuisine and wine is the best and fastest way to understand local culture and immerse to local philosophy of life, pomalo (take it easy and enjoy any moment of your life, especially when you are accompanied with good people, food and wine).
Dalmatian food is different in type and form. Dalmatian prosciutto or smoked ham is traditional way people prepare meat in this area. It is special because it does not use additives and it takes about one year for it to dry. It goes well with Dalmatian cheese, olives and homemade Dalmatian wine. Dalmatian pasticada is another traditional meal that is usually prepared for important occasions like weddings. It is beef stew in thick and rich sauce with gnocchi. If you have time to spare, you should try meat baked under the baking lid – peka. It takes about two to three hours to prepare that meal and the result is slow cooked food – healthy and very delicious with lots of flavor. Dalmatian desserts are made with love from traditional reciepies. Dalmatian flan and fritters are delicious desserts to try.