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Rome: Traditional Cooking Class in the Jewish Ghetto

Rome: Traditional Cooking Class in the Jewish Ghetto

From US$ 78.19 per person

Learn how to make authentic local pasta from a professional chef that began cooking with her Grandma. In the heart of the Jewish Quarter, you will learn several traditional recipes which you will be able to take back home with you.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Learn how to cook a traditional 3-course Roman menu
  • Sample wine and beverages
  • Learn from your local foodie host
  • Receive recipes at the end of the class
  • Get a list of tips and recommendations for the following days
Full description
Learn how to make authentic local pasta from a professional chef that started to cook with her Grandma. You will meet in the Rome city center, at which point you will take a walk through the lively and vibrant atmosphere of one of the oldest areas of the city: the Jewish Quarter. Once there, you will have access a very special restaurant, which is located into a historical building that was once a house. Here you can learn the history and legends which surround the Jewish Quarter, as well as learn of its unique food style over lots of chatting. Seasonal food is a must in Rome, and in the winter class you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to peel artichokes to be cooked in the Jewish Style, which is one of the highlights of Roman cuisine. In the summer class, you’ll learn how to prepare zucchini flowers (or any other amazing fresh vegetable) to make the original “fritto romano”. At the conclusion of your class, you will be able to taste the amazingly baked ciambelline al vino, the famous crunchy donuts made with four simple ingredients.
  • 3-course lunch consisting of fresh homemade pasta, a seasonal main course, and a special tiramisu
  • Italian wine and bottled water
  • All kitchen and cooking equipment
  • Snacks
  • Personal shopping
  • Additional food not included in the program
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

You will meet the guide at Piazza Mattei n.12 outside the door.

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Not allowed

  • Pets
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We had so much fun with Daniela and Livia. They were great hostesses and made us feel so comfortable in the restaurant. The food was delicious and we would recommend the experience to everyone!

May 23, 2022

November 4, 2019

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April 17, 2019

Product ID: 216108