One of the most requested classes!
Everyone loves gelato , mum, nana... and of course children.
In this class you will learn how to make the original Italian gelato, using fresh ingredients only!! milk , eggs, fruit.... capturing all the secrets for the preparation of a delicious gelato and the differences with sorbet.
It will be easy to amaze your friends by making them a gelato once back home!
so.. get ready to make a delicious gelato, but above all taste it!
Pizza and pasta making class are also waiting for you
” When in Rome do as the Romans do"
Get an insider view of Rome taking a cooking class with a truly Roman chef.Is a great and fun experience.You can roll up your sleeves and cook with the chef , learning how to prepare a full Italian meal, the recipes are the traditional Rome’s Lazio regional dishes, like: Pasta a la Matriciana, Saltimbocca, Roman style artichokes, tiramisù……enjoy the amusing cooking class preparing different courses, using classic mediterranean ingredients.Of course at the end you will taste the food you have cooked accompanied by a good local wine.The class is held right in the heart of Rome, where genuine Roman life is taking place.Customized and celiacs menu on request.
Food preparation is a form of art!
Discover the most hidden corners of Rome where you will taste the best and most delicious traditional food. I will introduce you to the Roman culinary tradition, wine culture and to the pleasures of delicacies.Visiting several characteristic Roman neighborhoods like Piazza Navona, Trastevere, the Jewish Ghetto and Campo de' Fiori, home to a famous street market, you will experience tastings of the best food from local producers, from a variety of very special food emporiums, and you will discover the secrets of their preparation. A variety of cheeses, pizza, prosciutto, artichokes prepared "Roman Style" or “alla Giudia”, deep fried (a Roman unique delicacy) and last but not least, gelato!You will be introduced to the origins and traditions of the Roman cuisine, to the food preparation, and the secrets of their recipes, so you can cook them correctly at home. You will get to know about food and wine pairing and how these work in harmony. At the end of this unforgettable tasting, you will understand why food plays such an important role in our lives.
You will have a few hours of total joy!
Start rolling your sleeves, and get ready to knead the dough.
You will learn step by step how to make two types of fresh pasta, and two different dressings, while sipping prosecco, accompanied by delicious appetizers.
It's a great family experience, even for children!
You can have the some great experience making pizza!
Spend a day in the Roman countryside visiting Tivoli Gardens or Hadrian Villa and an exclusive artisan Wine Estate.
Lazio Region for its volcanic soil, microclimate and geographical position is the perfect place for olive tree and vines production. In the town of Tivoli we will visit the Tivoli Gardens, masterpiece of the Italian architectural landscape, or the ruins of the Hadrian Villa, later in the day after a drive to the Castelli Romani resort area, (Roman Castles), famous for the Pope’s and Roman nobility summer homes, you will discover a very special wine estate owned by a well known Roman noble family. The property of 90 hectares, of which about 64 to vineyards is where we will start the visit, you will learn about the terroir (soil, vine, climate, human factor) where the typical local vines such as: Sangiovese, Malvasia, Cesanese are cultivated. Right after in the cellar located in an ancient seventeenth building, you will get to know all about the secrets of the wine making process and finally the color, the scent and the flavor!
“Nunc est bibendum” (Now we taste Cheers!)
Orvieto day Tour
The extended hilly territory between the Bolsena lake-Lazio , and Orvieto-Umbria, for its climate characteristics, is specifically suitable for vineyards, and the growth of typical local vines from ancient clones, such as the Grechetto, Verdello, Trebbiano, Malvasia,, this is proved also by the tradition, the wine production from this specific area was always the most appreciated by Popes and Nobility.Orvieto is one of the most picturesque towns of there area, with a beautiful unique position, located on top of a tufa slope, known since the ancient days as “Oinarea” “the city where wine flows”. We will visit the awesome Cathedral and its most impressive Renaissance Chapel of San Brizio, masterpiece by Luca Signorelli, (Orvieto Sistine Chapel) the Medieval district and the surprising Orvieto underground, tunnels dug into the tufa with a perfect temperature to store wine. finally in one of these cellars will be organized the wine and local food tasting. In the afternoon before returning to Rome, you will have time to stroll around the ancient district and see some unique artisan shops.
“In Vino Veritas Est” In wine there is the Truth (Pliny the Elder)
Spend one or more days in the Tuscan countryside !
visiting Montalcino and one of the best Brunello winery. Bolgheri with its coastal atmosphere and the Super Tuscan, and last but not least the Chianti area with its famous rolling hills.
During our tour in Tuscany we will see the famous Val d' Orcia, Unesco world Heritage site, a gentle land broken by picturesque Medieval and Renaissance towns and villages, full of history, art and traditions. We will visit Sant’ Antimo Abbey a “Travertine Miracle” according to the legend founded by Charlemagne, proceed for the visit of Montalcino and to a vineyard for the Brunello wine tasting, one of the most prestigious Italian wines.
In the following days we will visit Bolgheri and taste the Super Tuscan and Chianti with its wonderful views and beloved wines. We can say a total immersion of reds!