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Cooking class: Fresh Handmade Italian Pasta

Host Alessandro

$86.25 per guest

At a glance

Start time Morning, Afternoon or Evening

Duration About 3 hours

Group size 2 to 6 people

Class language English

Meeting point At Host's Location near to vatican city.

ABOUT THEEXPERIENCE

Are you looking for a cooking lesson in Rome? How about taking a cooking lesson with locals in Rome? Join me for a hands-on cooking lesson in Rome, near the Vatican City, and experience a variety of delicious authentic Italian dishes.

Being a professional Chef and a Sommelier, you can expect to all the tips and tricks which will help you make this dish for your friends and family even after you go home! I'd love to pass on my knowledge of Italian cuisine to you as we cook the most important Italian dish of all: Pasta.
We will cook with fresh seasonal ingredients and enjoy the meal together once we're done cooking, of course with the best wines chosen by me, and perhaps some home-made limoncello!
Join me and my girlfriend - we are both Romans and we like cooking, wine, films and rugby. During our meal together, you can be sure to have a good, relaxing time, full of pleasant conversations. We like to talk about various subjects including food, films and readings. My girlfriend is in fact a writer and a film critic!
Besides cooking the best Italian dishes, we love meeting new people from around the world!

ABOUT THEMENU

We will prepare the 2 most important kinds of home made pasta: fettuccine and ravioli.
Fettuccine with "white ragù"sauce (with sausages)
Ravioli with a classic Italian tomato sauce with carrots, onions, celery and garlic.

Timing: Morning, Afternoon or Evening, depending on availability. I will do my best to accommodate your Roman schedule!

ABOUT THELOCATION

I live a short distance away from the Vatican City and St.Peter's, in a beautiful, quiet and cozy neighbourhood. The way to my apartment is filled with cobblestoned pathways and beautiful old houses. As it is also on a hill, you can catch a glimpse of the Roman skyline, over the Vatican City.
In the summer and when the weather is beautiful, we can have dinner in my well kept garden where you can see and smell the herbs I will use for your dishes and the lemon tree that I use for my homemade limoncello!

Contact Host

THEHOST

Alessandro

Alessandro

Hi, I'm Alessandro (Tony for my friends!). I'm a true Roman living very near the Vatican City and

WHAT OTHERPEOPLE SAY

Jeremy

Jeremy

from Kuantan Pahang Malaysia

I was actually on a business trip to Italy, and I had two free days in Rome before flying back to my country. Found out that Bonappetour is offering such service. So I thought of learning some Italian cooking to surprise my wife. My experience with Chef Alessandro was a very pleasant one. He is very friendly, and speaks perfect English. Not only he was teaching me how to cook Italian dishes, but at the same time explaining to me about Italian ingredients, geography, and even the culture! It was an amazing night spent with Alessandro and his lovely girlfriend. I've learned so much about Italy from them, including Italian wine areas and their characteristics. It was truly a memorable time. I will definitely come to Chef Alessandro again if I ever come back to Rome.

Angie

Angie

from

This was a fun way to learn about the culture and something you can take home with you. We look forward to preparing our pasta at home and remembering our time in Italy!

Stafford

Stafford

This was the greatest Experience. Simply put! It was our topic of conversation and the measure of all things. WONDERFULL.

Tracie

Tracie

We dined with Alessandro and Elena one night on our vacation to Rome with six friends. It was an excellent meal and we enjoyed talking with Alessandro and Elena. A highly recommended experience!

Priyanka

Priyanka

Thank you so much for this fantastic experience for my sister and brother-in-law!! They only said great things about Alessandro and his girlfriend. After their dinner, my sister texted me, "Alessandro's dinner was so fun and so delicious! He and his girlfriend were lovely and we were super impressed with what he did without wheat and dairy." Alessandro even had a birthday candle and dessert for my brother-in-law's birthday - so thoughtful. Would highly recommend!

Angels

Angels

Alessandro and Elena are great hosts. Good conversation and very kind recommendations. I recommend the experience. Thanks to both!!

HOST RECOMMENDATIONS

Rens & Ines

Rens & Ines

from San Francisco

We had the most fun and culinary experience with Alessandro. He really made it into a special and homey evening and everything was taken care of to perfection. We are real foodies and this was the best dinner we had on our trip to Rome. Thank you so much Alessandro and can't wait to come back!

Anna Bendewald

Anna Bendewald

from Los Angeles

The dinner chef Alessandro Ricchi prepared for us was the best meal we had on our two-week vacation to Italy! Fresh, flavorful, and plentiful the experience was a memorable treat!

Peter

Peter

from

29th May 2017 7:06am My husband and I had a lovely dinner with Tony and Elena. They are a totally charming couple and speak excellent English. The meal and wine that Tony served was delicious from start to finish. Tony is a professional sommelier and can tell you anything you want to know about Italian wines. This is my second experience eating in a Roman home and what a wonderful, eye-opening experience it is to learn about the daily life of the people who live in the city. The very best part of traveling the world is getting to know other people and cultures in a deep and authentic way. Breaking bread and eating delicious food and wine make it even better. I could easily have stayed another couple of hours chatting. I encourage anyone keen to break away from the pack of tourists in centro and experience the real Rome to sample this truly memorable experience.

Tracie

Tracie

from Chesterfield

We dined with Alessandro and Elena one night on our vacation to Rome with six friends. It was an excellent meal and we enjoyed talking with Alessandro and Elena. A highly recommended experience!

Travis

Travis

from Boise

What a great experience! Tony (Alessandro) and his girlfriend Elena were so welcoming and the food was amazing. Tony gave us tips about Rome and was just overall warm and pleasant. Thanks so much Tony. We had a great night and we will hopefully see you again!!

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