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About Local Aromas
Local Aromas is a family-run Italian Food Tourism company based in Rome, Italy. We design food tours, wine, beer & spirits tasting experiences, and cooking classes in Rome and throughout Italy. All of our experiences are guided by trained local experts and sommeliers that are experienced, knowledgeable and passionate about Italy’s food and wine.
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Rooftop Cooking Class and Dinner in Rome: Pasta, Gnocchi and Tiramisù

Expand your culinary skills during a cooking class on a rooftop in Rome. Begin with a glass of prosecco and tasting of Italian extra virgin olive oils. Learn the secrets behind making ravioli, potato gnocchi, and tiramisu during this hands-on class. Admire views over the Vatican during a multi-course dinner complete with local wine.
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4 hours
from $657.60

Rooftop Pasta Making Class and Food Market Tour in Rome

Explore the city of Rome through its colorful food scene and get your taste buds tingling on this culinary tour. Follow your guide through the bustling food markets, rub shoulders with locals buying their fresh produce, and sample some of the seasonal ingredients Rome’s residents love. Prepare fresh homemade pasta and tiramisu under your host’s watchful eye, and savor a sit-down lunch with spectacular city views.
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4 hours
from $657.60

Roman Street Food Walking Tour in Rome

Every major city has its specialty foods, and Rome is no exception. While it’s not always easy to find the best street food on your own, this 90-minute tour makes it easy with numerous food and drink tastings—enough to amount to lunch. Sample typical Roman cuisine, including snacks called “supplì,” pizza, craft beer, and gelato while strolling the side streets of Campo de' Fiori.
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2 hours
from $82.20

Tasting Tour in Rome: Italian Craft Beer and Pizza

While pizza is the most famous Italian food, many don’t know that Italy also produces a vast selection of craft beers. Discover the world of Italian craft beer and traditional pizza with this experience near the Vatican. Sit down at two local eateries to sample craft beers and gourmet pizzas with a beer expert, and learn about the long history of Italian pizza and recent explosion of its craft beer scene.
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2 hours
from $105.87

The 4 Roman Pastas Tasting Tour in Rome

Discover the four pastas of Rome on this food tour that provides insight into the city's culinary culture. You'll visit a local grocery store for tastings of guanciale and pecorino cheese, and then head to a restaurant to sit down to dinner, where you can taste all four pastas: carbonara, amatriciana, gricia, and cacio e pepe. Lastly, stop for gelato for dessert.
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2 hours 30 minutes
from $102.13
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Crysrose29 wrote a review Jul 2020
Brooklyn, New York29 contributions2 helpful votes
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This was an amazing experience. At first I was skeptical, especially being alone, however once I arrived inside the apartment, my mind was immediately put at ease. I was supposed to be cooking in a group of 8, with another couple and a family. However, with a last minute cancellation, there were only 3 of us, with our chef and host. We began with some Prosecco, and tiramisu in order to allow it to set. Then we moved on to ravioli and gnocchi. The views of the Vatican were amazing during the entire class, where we worked in the kitchen overseeing the dome. With such a small group, we were able to spread out, but regardless, both our host and chef were welcoming, answered lots of questions, and continued to wine and dine us. We sampled olive oils and salts in between cooking courses. When the final touches were being put on our plates, we were escorted into the dining room, over looking the sunset on the other side of the apartment to relax and enjoy more sparkling wine. The food was exquisite, and so filling! What a perfect end to my Italian journey. Thank you Local Aromas!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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kbpvpf wrote a review Mar 2020
White Plains, New York21 contributions52 helpful votes
I took the group cooking class on Valentine's Day, and I am so glad that I did. Carla and Giulia welcomed me with open arms, and were great hosts, chefs and photographers. I do not cook at home, but I loved the class, and the other two couples were lovely. The view from the location is absolutely exquisite. The cooking instruction is clear and easy, but the recipes are also sophisticated and delicious. After we cooked, we were led into a candlelit room to enjoy our dinner. Wine is served throughout. :-) By the time the class ended, I felt like I had 6 new friends. Carla and Giulia also recommended locations for a birthday party for my mother, and helped me find a cab to a party I had to attend after the class. If you want to do something authentic in Rome (even as a solo traveler), schedule this first, and plan everything else around this. Also, Local Aromas will send you restaurant recommendations and a recap of the recipes. Until next time!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Chris A wrote a review Mar 2020
Miami, Florida12 contributions
Chef Christina and Bruno were fantastic. My wife and I loved this experience. It was fun, relaxing, and we really got to be involved in learning how to cook. Prosecco was served CG was delicious. The view of the dome of St Peters Basilica is breath taking. And then best of all, eating the meal after is delicious and served with a delicious bottle of red wine. This was a truly great experience . My wife and I did this on our honeymoon and truly enjoyed it.
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CHT wrote a review Feb 2020
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This truly was the highlight of our trip to Rome!! Thank you Local Aromas for this unforgettable experience. Everything was done first class.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Victoria Z wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions2 helpful votes
A great way to relax, learn, and enjoy the food of Rome: by taking a cooking class with Local Aromas! Our daughters bought this class as a Christmas gift, otherwise we would not have thought to do it on our own. We were so glad that we did- it was the highlight of our visit to Rome! When we arrived we were greeted with the happy, welcoming smiles of host Guila, and Chef Christina. We were then surprised that we were the only participants that evening: for the 5pm Roman Dinner- being a Monday night and in February- we were lucky. Guila is our going and friendly as the host matching perfectly with Christina’s more demure personality (and lesser English speaking skills.). They worked perfectly together. We made tiramisu, dough for the ravioli, filled the ravioli, learned how to make potato gnocchi, we drank Prosecco while cooking and enjoying the sunset view and then dined in a beautiful candlelit setting with a nighttime view of the city. Wonderful!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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