Autumn Culinary Adventure

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Autumn Culinary Adventure
Duration

Durations: 5 Day(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+

Languages

Languages: English

Sweden´s best culinary treasures have always come from the forest and the sea. In this autumn course, you will embark on a Swedish culinary adventure that will open new doors to flavors, techniques topped with a taste of Swedish culture and nature.

From £ 801.89 per person

  1. Meeting Point
  2. Tour Overview

    Sweden┬┤s best culinary treasures have always come from the forest and the sea. In this autumn course, you will embark on a Swedish culinary adventure that will open new doors to flavors, techniques topped with a taste of Swedish culture and nature. The only qualifications needed are a love for food and the desire to learn about cooking. The course gets its inspiration from the mighty forests of Sweden where we will be gathering the raw materials for our course; Lingonberries, Venison, Char fish and chantarelles mushrooms to name but a few.

    We will provide you with hands-on opportunity to develop your culinary skills using the local raw materials.  You will be learning in a practical and supportive environment, be on vacation in the most beautiful surroundings, and get the chance to make new friends. If you´ve been dreaming of Sweden then this could be your opportunity!

    Highlights

    • 4 days cooking classes
    • Qualified chefs
    • Personalized apron and recipe folder
    • Visit to a local market and a local cheese farm
    • A visit to the Swedish forests to find the Chantarelles mushrooms, lingonberries & blueberries.
    • Follow a local fishing guide to the arctic Char waters and / or visit a local elk hunter (regulated by hunting rules)
    • Local transportation
    • Daily delicious meals┬á

  3. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Marinating / Pickling

    Day 1 (Marinating / pickling)

    Arrival Sunday afternoon at Mora central station  where you will be collected by minibus and brought to the accomodation in Orsa. Evening meal is served at 17:30 after which we will introduce the program for the 4 days.

    Kitchen session 1: Preservation of food has always been important and these days it is all about taste. Together with our chef, we will be curing some local char fish using traditional swedish recipies. We will also show you how to pickle baltic herring. By working on these at the start of the coarse we will be able to get a taste of the work before leaving on Thursday. 


    Day 2 : Lingonberries

    Day 2 (Lingon)

    Breakfast: served at 7:30.

    Morning meeting: The plan for the day will be presented. We will study the map for the morning excursion and recommend suitable clothing for the trip. The recipe for the evening meal will also be discussed with special emphasis on the forest mushrooms and berries.

    Departure: At 9:00 the bus will leave for the forest north of Orsa where we will be searching for blueberries, lingonberries & forest mushrooms.

    Swedish Fika: Morning `fika┬┤will be provided in the forest around the fire.

    Lunch: 12:30 at the accomodation

    Kitchen session 2: Our chef will guide you through the afternoons activity;
    Starter: Chantarelles crostinis
    Main coarse: Swedish meatballs with lingonberries
    Desert: Swedish cheese cake (pudding) 


    Day 3 : Arctic Charr / Elk

    Day 3 (Elk/arctic charr)

    Breakfast: Served at 7:30.

    Morning meeting: The plan for the day will be presented. We will study the map for the morning excursion and recommend suitable clothing for the trip. The recipe for the evening meal will also be discussed with special emphasis on the king of the forest, the Elk or the arctic charr.

    Departure: At 9:00 we will take the bus to a local hunting `stuga┬┤ or to the lake to fish for the arctic charr.

    Swedish Fika: At the hunting `stuga┬┤ we will meet a Swedish Elk hunter who will show us around and give a short history of the Elk hunting traditions. Of course the morning `fika┬┤will be provided as usual. We will be provided with the Elk meat for the evening dinner. Alternatively we will spend the morning fishing at the lake with morning `fika┬┤ by the lake.

    Lunch: Lunch will be eaten back at the accomodation.

    Kitchen session 3: Our chef will guide you through the afternoons activity in the kitchen;
    Starter: Nettle Soup
    Main coarse: Swedish Elk recipe or arctic charr recipe
    Desert: Blueberry pie 


    Day 4 : Wood Grouse

    Day 4 (Wood grouse)

    Breakfast: Served at 7:30.

    Morning meeting: The plan for the day will be presented. We will study the map for the morning excursion and recommend suitable clothing for the trip. The recipe for the evening meal will also be discussed with special emphasis on wood grouse & tunipers both of which can be found in the local forests.

    Departure: At 9:00 we will take the bus to a local cheese farm (Hansj├Âmejeri).

    Cheese farm: The owners will give us a guided tour and some cheese tasting will be included in the visit.

    Swedish Fika: The morning `fika┬┤ will be at the accomodation where we will make a `sm├Ârg├ąst├ąrta┬┤ sandwich cake.

    Lunch: 12:30 Lunch will be eaten at the accomodation

    Kitchen session 4: Our chef will guide you through the afternoons activity in the kitchen;
    Starter: Creamy mushroom soup
    Main coarse: Wood grouse with hint of juniper
    Desert: Cloudberry parfait 


    Day 5 : Final Morning

    Day 5

    Breakfast: 8:00

    Presentation time: Each participant recieves a personal apron and a recipe folder.

    Morning `fika´: 10:00. We summarise the course  over a cup of coffee & cake.

    Finish: The participants are driven to the central station in Mora where they can get transport to the airport at Stockholm Arlanda. 


  4. What's Included

    Food & non-alcoholic beverages are included

  5. What's Excluded

    All rooms included in this package are private double rooms.

    Ensuite rooms are not included in the price. If you require an ensuite room then please inform us.

  6. FAQs

    Please Note:

    Part of this culinary experience is spent in the forests gathering the food. Weather is always hard to predict but to be on the safe side we recommend you bringing warm clothes and water tight walking / hiking boots.

  7. Requirements

    Warm Clothes: Thermal underwear and hiking boots. Suitable clothes for working in the kitchen. We supply aprons.

  8. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 0% if booking is cancelled 1000 days or less before event

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