The Vatican Market Experience: 10 Tasting & Cooking Class with a Roman Chef

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This experience is a real luxury for gastronomy lovers. There is nothing better than having a Roman chef as your private host, who will guide you through the Mercato Trionfale, where Roman citizens go to stock their kitchens, in the mythical Vatican district. Visit the most emblematic stands of the market and taste a tempting selection of sausages, cheeses, oils, supplis, pizzas, wines, among other Italian products of great quality.
The best part of the tour will be the experience of cooking ‘pasta a la carbonara’ in the restaurant of the chef/guide, who will teach you the secrets of this traditional dish, in his cooking class.
Enjoy this private experience, smells, tastes and good company will remain forever in your memory and on your palate … a real privilege!

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Duration: 4 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Wine Tasting & Winery Tours



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This experience is a real luxury for gastronomy lovers. There is nothing better than having a Roman chef as your private host, who will guide you through the Mercato Trionfale, where Roman citizens go to stock their kitchens, in the mythical Vatican district. Visit the most emblematic stands of the market and taste a tempting selection of sausages, cheeses, oils, supplis, pizzas, wines, among other Italian products of great quality.
The best part of the tour will be the experience of cooking ‘pasta a la carbonara’ in the restaurant of the chef/guide, who will teach you the secrets of this traditional dish, in his cooking class.
Enjoy this private experience, smells, tastes and good company will remain forever in your memory and on your palate … a real privilege!

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Stop At: Mercato Trionfale, Via Andrea Doria 41, 00192 Rome Italy

Mercato Trionfale is the central market of the Vatican district. It has seemingly endless rows of vendors selling fresh vegetables, fruit, spices, cheese, seafood, meat, wine and more. See where real Romans go to stock their kitchens and learn about the secret behind great Italian cuisine: local high-quality ingredients. At the market, you will try 11 different tastes and 3 glasses of different roman wines. You will visit 7 food and wine stands. Your guide will also offer you a bottle of water or soda to accompany the tastings.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Coney Island Street Food Roma, Via Francesco Caracciolo, 29, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

You will go to cook the traditional ‘Pasta Carbonara’ in the kitchen of your private guide, an expert Roman chef. Before that, buy at the market fresh pasta, guanciale (similar to bacon) and pecorino (typical Roman goat cheese).

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Fattore Gelato Roma, Via Andrea Doria, 53/B, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Taste one of the best ice creams in town. Ideal dessert to conclude the tour.

Duration: 30 minutes



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