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A Corfiot Olive Oil & Gastronomy Tasting Experience at The Governor’s Olive House

Ionian Islands

Corfu

Duration

1 h

Availability

Up to 8 persons

Guided Tour

Up to 8 persons

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Description

For centuries, the sacred olive tree has graced Greece, bestowing its treasures upon the world. This ancient tree has given rise to numerous Greek olive varieties, each possessing unique properties. Generations have cultivated and studied the olive tree, uncovering the exceptional qualities of extra virgin olive oil. Its contributions to health, longevity, and well-being are beyond measure, matched only by its rich aromas and flavors.

Welcome to The Olive House, a creation of the award-winning team behind “The Governor.” Our mission is to share knowledge and illuminate the significance of high-phenolic extra virgin olive oil. Here, you will experience remarkable combinations and savor the wonders of Greek nature, all while discovering the unparalleled greatness of this extraordinary gift.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Embark on a culinary odyssey that blends the rich tradition of olive oil cultivation with the vibrant flavors of Corfiot gastronomy. Our exclusive tasting experience for up to 8 guests is designed to highlight the harmony between fine olive oils and meticulously crafted dishes. Join us in our elegantly curated space and discover the true essence of Corfu.

THE SYMPHONY OF FLAVORS EXPERIENCE

1. History – Tradition – Culture

Bread & Olive Oil:

Start your journey with the timeless pairing of bread and olive oil, a symbol of simple, authentic Greek cuisine. This classic combination is more than a meal starter; it’s a nourishing tradition that has fueled Greek families for generations.

Bitter Orange Salad:

Elevate your palate with a refreshing bitter orange salad. The exquisite olive oil ties together tart fruits, creamy yogurt, and tangy white cheeses, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your tongue.

Fava Bean Puree:

Experience the ancient harmony of olive oil and legumes with our fava bean puree. This rustic dish combines creamy texture with nutritional richness, paying homage to the enduring friendship between these two ingredients.

2. Creativity – Discovery – Cheerfulness

Lemon ‘Fanouropita’ Cake:

Delight in the innovative twist of our lemon ‘Fanouropita’ cake. Drawing inspiration from Greece’s beloved lemon-olive oil dressing, this dessert marries tradition with culinary creativity, enchanting your taste buds with every bite.

The Governor’s Ice Cream:

Indulge in our signature vanilla ice cream, enhanced with early-harvest olive oil. This cool, healthful treat preserves the integrity of every nutrient, offering a luxurious experience where the creamy and the crisp converge.

Chocolate Textures:

Unleash your creativity with the decadent combination of olive oil and chocolate. Our trio of chocolate delights—Namelaka cream, chocolate powder, and aerated chocolate rocks—showcases the versatility of these ingredients, finished with a touch of sea salt for the ultimate indulgence.

Join us for The Symphony of Flavors Experience and immerse yourself in the culinary artistry of Corfu. Let each dish tell a story of tradition, innovation, and pure gastronomic pleasure.

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  • Fixed Tailor Made Menu

  • Mineral or Sparkling Water

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