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Rome - Parmigiana cooking class

Parmigiana cooking class

(51 reviews)
Roma, Rome, Italy
30 mins

About the tour

Parmigiana, known as Parmigiana di Melanzane or Melanzane alla Parmigiana, is a classic Italian dish made with thinly sliced, floured and fried eggplant layered with tomato sauce and cheese and baked in the oven. Parmigiana made with a filling of eggplant is the earliest and still unique Italian version. I will invite you in my Roman kitchen to cook something really yummy Ingredients: Black melanzane 750 g (black 4/5eggplants) Tomatoe sauce 1 bottle or can Mozzarella cheese 250 g ( 1 mozzarella) Parmigiano Reggiano DOP 75g Cipolle dorate 1 Olio extravergine d'oliva q.b. Pepe nero q.b. Basilico qualche foglia Sale fino q.b. Fry oil to fry eggplants Coarse salt to bled the eggplants 35 g

Meet your local guide


Sara is a roman native, traveller, dreamer, addicted to painting and fascinated by all expressions of art. She is a licensed tour guide of Rome and the Vatican, speaks fluent English, French and Spanish and at school also learnt some German! Not only does Sara love languages but foreign cultures and traditions too. She graduated with a degree in foreign languages at the "Roma Tre" University and after finishing she started to travel to many countries to improve her knowledge, accent and professional skills. She loves her career as a guide and finds it incredibly interesting. She has worked for several cruise tour operators such as royal Caribbean, Carnival, Celebrity cruises, Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Riviera. In 2011 she embarked on a new and exciting experience guiding students in cooperation with Palazzi-Florence association for International Education and EF students. Sara knows her city like the back of her hand and can't wait to show you around!

Sara has been guiding since Mar 2002

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 30 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

Lorraine (Canberra Australia 🇦🇺) P.

10 March 2021

I really enjoy the cooking class yours. Sara made cooking eggplant parmigiana look really easy and yummy. I will definitely be giving it a go.

Elena C.

08 March 2021

Kind, funny and a great chef

Janine R.

08 March 2021

loved the demo last night - you were enthusiastic and the dish looked great I shall try it soon - i loved the fat that yo seemed bit chaotic at times -- I mean that as compliment because you made it REAL not too slick/perfect etc for us not so good cooks ! thanks again ( I'm already booked n another of your classes )

Barbara I.

08 March 2021

Wonder to learn how to cook with Sara! She is great fun:)

Barbara B.

08 March 2021

Full marks to Sara for trying cooking lessons on line. It can't have been easy. I felt like I really was in her kitchen and she was cooking my favourite Italian dish. Very interesting to see her version of the dish. Now I can see where I have been going wrong. Loved the comments from her Mum during the lesson in Italian on the chat. All in all a thoroughly enjoyable hour spent in Sara's excellent company. Have already booked some more cooking sessions. Virtual trips is becoming like my favourite TV channel!!

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