Pasta Making at Arcadiani
Perched on the mountains of Gortynia, near Tripoli, Arcadiani is a certified multifunctional farm in the beautiful village of Psari. Enjoy spectacular views of Mt Lykaeo and picturesque Karytaena from this large, breathtaking place. Discover “Grandma’s Treats” restaurant, serving homemade dishes made with pure ingredients from Arcadiani’s fields and vegetable garden. The farm produces a variety of pure products based on traditional recipes, including spoon sweets, kourabie, skaltsounia, dried figs with walnuts, and more. Explore the library with rare 19th-century cookbooks and a museum exhibition space showcasing utensils and kitchen tools from 1900. Arcadiani also features an outdoor theater for cultural events and art exhibitions. Join environmental tours, get closer to nature, and immerse yourself in traditional farming practices.
Embark on an enchanting journey into the world of traditional pasta production, where the craft of time-honored flavors awaits. Immerse yourself in the artistry of creating exquisite hilopites and sour trachanas, handmade with love and care using age-old techniques.
Join us as we guide you through the entire pasta-making process, from the careful selection and preparation of the finest ingredients to the final stage of packaging. You’ll learn the secrets of achieving the perfect dough consistency, kneading it to perfection and shaping it into delicate pasta strands. As you work alongside our expert pasta artisans, you’ll witness the transformation of simple ingredients into culinary treasures.
But the adventure doesn’t stop there! Before delving into the pasta-making process, we invite you to embark on a captivating tour of our picturesque farm. Stroll through fields of flourishing crops, inhaling the earthy scents of nature and discovering the vibrant ingredients that make our traditional pasta truly exceptional. Gain insight into the sustainable farming practices we employ, fostering a deep appreciation for the connection between the land and the food we create.
After the tour, a delectable meal awaits you, crafted with love and showcasing the very best of our farm’s bountiful harvest. Indulge in a feast that pays homage to the rich flavors of our region, where each dish showcases the extraordinary pasta you’ve had a hand in producing. Savour the authentic taste and sublime texture of hilopites and sour trachanas, perfectly cooked and artfully paired with complementary ingredients to create a symphony of flavors on your palate.
Gather around the table with fellow food enthusiasts, sharing stories, laughter, and the joy of a shared culinary experience. Delight in the warmth of genuine hospitality as we create memories together, celebrating the traditions and heritage of pasta-making. Leave with a sense of accomplishment, armed with newfound knowledge and a heartfelt connection to the craft.
Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to immerse yourself in the magic of traditional pasta production, combined with a farm tour and a tantalizing meal. Book your place now and let us transport you to a world where the art of handmade pasta and the beauty of our farm converge in an unforgettable experience.