Alexander Nevski Cathedral Gourmet at MEKK Kadriorg park Song Festival Grounds Cooking Course at KÖÖK Cooking Course at KÖÖK Cooking Course at KÖÖK Cooking Course at KÖÖK
 

DAY 2. TALLINN: OLD TOWN, KADRIORG, PIRITA & ESTONIAN DINNER WITH COOKING COURSE

Spend a wonderful morning exploring the interesting history and stunning architecture of Tallinn’s Old Town on a 2-hour guided tour.

For lunch, you will stop at “MEKK” to explore some Modern Estonian Cuisine where its rich history has mixed gastronomy components from Danish, Sweden, Russian and German cuisine, not to forget its own unique nuances, becoming an ultimately enchanting and diverse phenomenon. All the raw produce used in modern Estonian dishes is extremely fresh and come, as much as possible, from Estonian ecological farms, emphasizing the healthiness of the diet!

MEKK Culinary highlights: Lightly salted white fish with fried goose liver, cauliflower cream, tomato and chives sauce, Cold smoked salmon and salted cod with quail egg butter and roasted brioche, Goat cheese cream with marinated beetroot, roasted hazelnuts, apple and sparkling wine sauce, Cold smoked duck fillet salad with mustard marinated vegetables and gooseberry jam, Salted pork belly with fried chicken liver, roasted garlic syrup, onion jam and crispy white bread, Sea salt and birch vodka graved beef with sprouts and cheese chips and home made mustard-mayonnaise, Root artichoke soup with pork chips and crispy rye bread, Baked cold smoked salmon with spinach, dill and laurel boiled potatoes, horseradish sauce, Braised veal cheek with raisins sauteed apples and turnips, pumpkin mousse, Lightly baked lamb rack salad with roasted vegetables, pork chips and sprouts, fish with apple vinegar caramelized beetroot, duck fat flavored potatoes and sparkling wine sauce, Crispy duck fillet with butter fried cauliflower, potato cake and pear sauce, Braised veal shank with sugar peas and lentils, Smoked pork belly with dill and potato puree, beans and gooseberry jam, Baked beef fillet with cream stewed celery and blackcurrant sauce, Layered cake with milk cream and cranberry sorbet, Crispy sea-buckthorn cheesecake with salty caramel, Chocolate mousse with vanilla ice-cream and wild strawberry sorbet, sorbet and ice-cream assortment, Baked Estonian white cheese with cloudberry jam, Assortment of Estonian cheese with gooseberry-, onion- and cloudberry jam.

After lunch enjoy a walk in the Kadriorg park to see the romantic swan pond, Kadriorg Baroque palace, Peter the First House and modern art museum KUMU. You will also visit the seaside Pirita to see St Bridget Convent, Song Festival Grounds and Pirita Harbor.

Especially for Magic Unica guests an exclusive experience to enjoy Estonian aperitif with kama and other traditional delicacies in the historic Tallinn Song Festival Grounds magnificent Lighthouse where you can enjoy the Surprise Aperitif with a romantic and breath-taking panorama over the harbor and the city of Tallinn!

Tonight you will have the chance to learn something more about the Estonian cuisine and participate in a cooking course and dinner at KÖÖK. The resident chef Tim Bramich uses his travel experiences and back­ground of work­ing in fine din­ing Miche­lin starred restaurants in Lon­don to explain and show you the basics of Estonian cuisine making. After a cou­ple of hours’ work you get to enjoy the fruits of your new culinary skills.