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Course curriculum

Estimated time requirement: 6-8 hours

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from the instructors

    • Before we begin...

    • Spice shopping list and how to create your pantry

    • La Serra garden cafe

    • Getting started with this recipe

  • 2

    The Basics

    • The secret gardens of Venice

    • When spices were growing in Venice (E-Book)

    • Fragrant Pharmacy: The Recipe Book

    • The Venetian garden calendar

    • Note about using herbs, blossoms and spices

  • 3

    Chapter #1 Spice gardens

    • The seven garden types of Venice

    • How to create a healing garden

    • Test your learning

  • 4

    Chapter #2 Herbs

    • Five Venetian monasteries and their herb gardens

    • Four steps to create a herb garden, Venetian style

    • The secret language of Venetian gardens

    • Which herbs to choose for each season

  • 5

    Chapter #3 Blossoms

    • Five types of healing blossoms

    • How to make healing flower syrups

    • Aromatherapy, Venetian style

    • Test your learning

  • 6

    Chapter #4 Spices

    • What are spices?

    • How to use spices: Seasonal tips

    • Five types of seasonal spices

    • When you should, and when you shouldn't use spices

    • Giambonino's torta alle mandorle, the oldest cake recipe of Venice

    • How to make a spice mixture + the Scirocco spice mix

  • 7

    The Workbook

    • The healing gardens of Venice - Workbook

  • 8

    Next steps

    • Create your own spice pantry

    • Of alchemists and spice masters: Innovative remedies for the future

    • The power of herbs: Venetian success stories

    • More resources for you

    • Theriac, the Venetian panacea: Exclusive recipe

    • Before you go...