Gastronomic Tours - Gastro adventure - ukraine-travel

Taste the best dishes of Hutsul cuisine prepared by experienced cook in the oven as it was hundreds of years ago. Group and individual culinary tours in the Carpathians. There are unique recipes for dishes and drinks from local products that are 100% organic and delicious. Hutsulshchyna is the best place to open Ukrainian cuisine and have an unforgettable gourmet vacation.

Gastronomic tours

You will have an unforgettable vacation in the Carpathians. You will try the best food and drinks of Hutsul cuisine – banosh, Hutsul borshch, dumplings, blood sausage, kovbasa, mushroom soup and many others. All dishes are prepared over an open fire or in the stove, as it was hundreds of years ago. To make our weekends not only tasty but also active, we combined a gastronomic tour with Mountain Biking.  We invite you to spend 4 days in the Carpathians, to taste our Ukrainian cuisine, traditional drinks and try mountain biking. For our dishes we use only eco-products, that have been grown on Ukrainian farms. Day 1 Meetpoint in Lviv or Ivano-Frankivsk at 9:00.  (We will meet you at the railway station or at the airport ) An excursion of the Ivano-Frankivsk city and breakfast. Departure from Ivano-Frankivsk A trip to the village Delatyn. Tasting Ukrainian traditional dishes Overnight Day 2  Breakfast A trip to Yaremche - a well-known tourist center Bike Tour Route 305 "Divochi Sliozy" ("Girl Tears") Yaremche - aviary - waterfall “Divochi Sliozy” The length of the route is 6.7 km. The highest plot is 642 meters. Height - 231 meters. Travel time is 1.5 hours. Time on foot - 2.5 hours. The route starts from the railway crossing (market), located in the center of Yaremche. Having overcome 1300 meters of concrete, paved, and then a dirt road, we go to the aviaries. Here you can leave the bikes on a special stand and observe the animals - noble and spotted deer, Carpathian boars. Then we follow the sign “Divochi Sliozy”. Then you have to force the only one on the route a long ascent, waiting for about a kilometer of perfectly equal road to the forest. After a few turns, we fall into the waterfall “Divochi Sliozy”. It is very problematic to approach it - it is better to get out of the bike and to walk the last 200 m. We return to Yaremche in the same way. Tasting of Ukrainian wines Overnight Day 3 Breakfast Time for SPA Master class in cooking the Ukrainian dishes Day 4 Breakfast Transfer to Ivano-Frankivsk city Not includet in Price Tasting of Ukrainian wines Sightseeing tour of Ivano-Frankivsk city;
From EUR 295
Banosh is a dish prepared from cornmeal with added śmietana, topped with pork rind, mushrooms and bryndza. The dish is popular in the Carpathian region of westerm Ukraine. Banosh is one of the most popular Hutsul dishes in Ukraine. By tradition men usually cooked it in the open air. Banosh is considered to be one of the variants of mamaliga.The tastiest banosh cook in Carpathians. Historically the main components of banosh were sour cream and brynza.   We invite you to visit the Carpathians, to taste our Ukrainian cuisine, traditional drinks and have  Master classes from the best  chief cook of Hululshchyna. For our dishes we use only eco-products, that have been grown on Ukrainian farms. Master class lasts for 3 hours and is located in the picturesque place of Carpathians in Delatyn. During this workshop, you will have: Private cooking class Live guide:  English, German,Ukrainian, Russian Receive step by step instructions on making Ukrainian banosh  Become an expert in Ukrainian cuisine and acquire new culinary skills  
From EUR 50
Borsch (beetroot soup) is not just a traditional Ukrainian daily meal, it’s a symbol of unity - the basis of the culinary tradition of Ukraine, which is stronger than any modern experiments and overseas borrowings.  Borsch is a dish with a national character. It is primarily associated with Ukraine. This “association” smells delicious and promises warmth, comfort, fullness, and, thus, sense of peace. When Ukrainians choose to cook borsch as their everyday main dish - their express their patriotism and show their love for Ukraine.In Ukraine, borsch has long been considered a symbol of a strong family: all the ingredients are cooked in a clay pot, transferring their flavors to each other, and as a result become one whole – a rich, hearty, and dense borsch.  We invite you to visit the Carpathians, to taste our Ukrainian cuisine, traditional drinks and have  Master classes from the best  chief cook of Hululshchyna. For our dishes we use only eco-products, that have been grown on Ukrainian farms. Master class lasts for 3 hours and is located in the picturesque place of Carpathians in Delatyn. During this workshop, you will have: Private cooking class Live guide:  English, German,Ukrainian, Russian Receive step by step instructions on making Ukrainian Borsch Become an expert in Ukrainian cuisine and acquire new culinary skills. 
From EUR 50
Do you want to learn how to cook traditional Ukrainian dishes? We will help you! You have a good opportunity to learn Ukrainian traditions  of cooking. The famous chefs of the Hululshchyna  will hold  master classes on the preparation of Ukrainian dishes.  Master class in cooking Syrnyky. Syrnyky are fried quark pancakes, garnished with sour cream, varenye, jam, honey or apple sauce. The cheese mixture may contain raisins for extra flavour. Syrnyky or tvorozhniki is made from creamy tvorog ( quark), mixed with flour, eggs and sugar, sometimes adding vanilla extract.We invite you to visit the Carpathians, to taste our Ukrainian cuisine, traditional drinks and have  Master classes from the best  chief cook of Hululshchyna. For our dishes we use only eco-products, that have been grown on Ukrainian farms. Master class lasts for 3 hours and is located in the picturesque place of Carpathians in Delatyn. During this workshop, you will have: Private cooking class Live guide:  English, German,Ukrainian, Russian Receive step by step instructions on making Ukrainian Syrnyky Become an expert in Ukrainian cuisine and acquire new culinary skills
From EUR 50
Varenyky (vareniki/dumplings) are known all over the world and Ukraine is the motherland for this wonderful dish. The national love immortalized varenyky in poems, songs, movies, and even monuments! The name varenyky is nationwide, while the name “pyrohy” derives from Western Ukraine and has Galician roots. It is believed that this dish existed as far back as paganism and differs with modern views. In Ukraine varenyky are not just a national dish, but also a special talisman. Ukrainian ancestors equated varenyk with a young moon since they have a similar form.  We invite you to visit the Carpathians, to taste our Ukrainian cuisine, traditional drinks and have  Master classes from the best  chief cook of Hululshchyna. For our dishes we use only eco-products, that have been grown on Ukrainian farms.Master class lasts for 3 hours and is located in the picturesque place of Carpathians in Delatyn. During this workshop, you will have: Private cooking class Live guide:  English, German,Ukrainian, Russian Receive step by step instructions on making Ukrainian varenyky Become an expert in Ukrainian cuisine and acquire new culinary skills. 
From EUR 50

Gastro adventure

 Ukraine has always been famous for its national traditional cuisine, every region of our beautiful country has its own peculiarities and Hutsul region is considered to have one of the biggest range of dishes. Bordering with 4 countries (Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, and Moldova), Carpathian cuisine brings together the best tastes of each land. You should definitely get to know to Ukrainian culinary delights!

If you are a foodie, then tour operator “Aventour” is here for you to offer special gastronomical tours that you can’t miss!
Your gastro adventure awaits, so get ready!

 

Highlights

Here is the list of top dishes for tasting to feel the flavour of Carpathians :

  1. Borsch


  2. Holubtsi ( stuffed cabbage)


  3. Banush with brynza ( cornmeal porridge)


  4. Deruny ( potato pancakes)


  5. Varenyky ( dumplings)



     

By the way, master classes on cooking can be held if desired ( for an additional charge)