Zitsa Bakery Delight: A Gastronomic and Cultural Journey!

Epirus

Zitsa

Duration

4 h
30 m

Availability

Up to 20 persons

Guided Tour

Not provided

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Nov, Dec

Description

In the heart of our quaint village, Zitsa, Greece, my husband, Kostas Karamichos, and I proudly oversee the renowned Bakery of the Village. With over 30 years of expertise, Kostas stands as the Master Baker, infusing his artistic creativity into every batch, blending it seamlessly with technical mastery and an insatiable appetite for continual improvement.

As the dedicated taste-tester, I, Anna, play a crucial role in ensuring that each creation reaches the pinnacle of flavor perfection. Beyond the confines of our charming village, our bakery has earned international recognition, drawing in enthusiasts from all corners of the globe.

Kostas and I are not just bakers; we are passionate storytellers, weaving tales through our delectable creations. We take pride in fostering connections with people worldwide, inviting them to savor the unique essence that makes our bakery an unforgettable culinary destination. Join us on a journey that transcends borders, where the aroma of freshly baked delights mingles with the warmth of shared stories, creating a truly extraordinary experience at the Bakery of the Village in Zitsa, where tradition meets innovation in every delightful bite.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Embark on an enchanting journey through the idyllic village of Zitsa, nestled in the breathtaking northwest region of Greece, and join us for an unforgettable experience at the Bakery of the Village. Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind 4-hour culinary adventure, where you, your friends, family, or colleagues can unravel the secrets of crafting traditional Greek pies, exclusively mastered in this charming corner of the country.

Meet Kostas, the heart and soul behind our renowned bakery. With an impressive 31-year journey as an artisan baker, Kostas has perfected the art of blending time-honored techniques with a modern touch. Our bakery is celebrated for its delectable sweet and savory offerings, and Kostas takes pride in using the finest ingredients, often plucking greens fresh from our family farm on the very morning of your experience.

As you step into our welcoming bakery, my husband Kostas and I, an American who found love and adventure in Zitsa over 13 years ago, extend a warm greeting. Our shared enthusiasm for this charming village and the broader Epirus region infuses every aspect of your experience. Allow us to share the heartwarming tale of how our paths intertwined, igniting our passion for both the bakery and each other.

Throughout your Bakery adventure, Kostas will expertly guide you through the intricacies of crafting authentic Greek pies and sweets exclusive to this region and our family. Revel in the artistry of creating savory delights such as blatsopita and casiopita, savoring the harmonious blend of flavors passed down through generations.

Engage in hands-on cooking and baking activities, where Kostas and I share captivating tales of the village’s history, our love for this idyllic locale, and the vibrant culture shaping the Epirus region. Stories unfold amidst tantalizing scents, creating an immersive experience that goes beyond the act of baking.

After the hands-on fun, relish the fruits of your labor with a sumptuous Greek lunch. Enjoy the dishes you’ve created alongside seasonal salads, local cheeses, fresh bread, Zitsa wine, and the sweet dessert you crafted to perfection.

Whether you’re a seasoned culinary enthusiast or an aspiring baker, we, at the Bakery of the Village in Zitsa, invite you to unlock the secrets of Greek pie-making in an atmosphere of warmth, love, and cultural appreciation. Join us on this magical journey that blends ancient traditions, modern techniques, and the heartfelt passion of Kostas and me.

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Tour Languages

English, Greek
From: €49.00
per person

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