Handmade pasta, fresh tomato sauce, and a glass of wine is just the start of a perfect meat-free culinary experience while in Rome! Learn traditional cooking techniques using fresh vegetables bought directly from the local market or harvested right from the garden out back. And of course, learn how to pair these dishes with local Italian wines. Enjoy the authentic flavors of Italian home cooking and wine tasting with 5 vegetarian-friendly cooking class options for an unforgettable foodie experience in Rome.
1. Farmers Market Shopping and Full-Course Roman Cooking Class
Meet at the local market to nibble on a pastry (or two) while shopping for all the freshest ingredients. Work with a professional chef to create your ideal seasonal menu for the day and head back to the kitchen to begin your full course cooking experience!
2. Roman Countryside Winery Tour and Pasta Making Class
Start the day with a pasta making class of gnocchi and tagliolini, then be escorted to a local winery where you will taste famous Frascati wine and the Minardi family’s own extra virgin olive oil. All of this will be paired with fresh bread, wine cookies, and pizza. End the day with a sit down meal of the homemade pasta you prepared along with even more wine!
3. Pizza Making Class with Winery Tour and Wine Tasting in Rome's Countryside
Experience the Roman countryside with a tour of the Minardi historic farmhouse and tastings of the famous Frascati wines. Learn the secrets to the perfect pizza dough alongside a pizza master who will help you prepare two traditional Roman pizzas including Margherita and Capricciosa. At the end of the class, sit down and enjoy the homemade pizzas, more Frascati wine, and wine cookies!
4. Roman Countryside Wine Tour with Gourmet Lunch
Perhaps you are looking for a relaxing and educational Roman culinary experience at a family farmhouse. Here, all you have to do is sit down to a seasonal gourmet vegetarian or vegan lunch that is prepared by the family chef and enjoy all the delicious food paired with three boutique wines and estate-made olive oil.
5. Professional Lab Pasta Experience in a Pastificio
Dive deep into the world of pasta making with this special Roman cooking class. Learn about several types of grain used to make pasta, create different classic shapes, and prepare fresh sauces for everything. This comprehensive class will give you the skills to create delicious and authentic meals at home!