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Rome - Gnocchi with Pesto

Gnocchi with Pesto

(96 reviews)
Rome, Rome, Italy
45 mins

About the tour

With their fun, interactive and informative tour style, Micky and Adry will teach you how to make delicious gnocchi with the famous pesto sauce! A typical Italian dish tutorial, seasoned with curious stories about Italy's cooking traditions and tricks only certified Italians can offer! Attention: some of the making phases of this tour may be shown prepared in advanced due to the long cooking times of the potatoes. For the process make sure to join the tour on time since each step will be explained live! And if you wish to cook live with us equip yourself with: INGREDIENTS (for 2 people) For Gnocchi: (consider about 30 minutes to boil the potatoes) - 500 gr. old potatoes (3 medium potatoes or 3 1/3 US cups) - 140 gr. all purpose flour (1 cup of flour) - 2 tablespoons of beaten egg (about 1/2 egg) - Nutmeg to taste - A pinch of salt For Pesto: - 25 gr. basil leaves (50 leaves circa or 20 tbsp) - 35 gr. parmesan cheese (2 1/2 tbsp) - 8 gr. pine nuts - A pinch of salt - 50 ml. extra virgin olive oil (3 tbsp) 1/2 clove of garlic

Meet your local guide

Micky and Adry

Adriano is an English and Spanish teacher and has Italian/Argentine heritage. He has been a TV host for a cooking show and he's an actor as well. Michela is a dancer/choreographer, singer and performer. She is also a craft projects ninja and she comes from a family of opera singers. Longstanding friends for 20 years now, the pair met at high school and have shared a love for languages and travel ever since! They are looking forward to welcoming you to Rome and showing you not only the sights but what it's like to be a local in this fabulous city!

Micky and Adry has been guiding since Jan 2007

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Rome with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Rome. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Diego G.

13 April 2021

Always wanted to make gnocchi the authentic way and finally had the chance. I loved the wooden board and setting...highly professional

Alexandra M.

09 April 2021

The hosts put up a real show. Gnocchi seemed very easy to make. I'll give it a try. Thanks!!@

Ricardo G.

08 April 2021

Micky and Adry were just more than 5 stars. The commitment was excellent and gnocchi with pesto such a yummy recipe! More please

Mary C.

08 April 2021

Excellent recipe, charismatic hosts!

Juan Ignacio D.

08 April 2021

The hosts were so nice and responded to literally everything. Such a happy mood and an amazing recipe. Can't wait to try it!

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