Rome - Parmigiana cooking class

Parmigiana cooking class

(36 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

Virginia M.

08 March 2021

I came in at the very end of Sara's cooking tour. I was so looking forward to it and hope she'll offer it to us again soon! Love Sara's tours... A+++++

Deborah L.

07 March 2021

Thank you for inviting us into your home Sara. Enjoyed your cooking class. Will be making this dish at home.

Nancie S.

07 March 2021

Always wonderful. Book all her tours!

Sally H.

07 March 2021

Sara’s eggplant Parmesan cooking class was well done and a lot of fun.

Sylvia B.

07 March 2021

Well done Sara you did very well and we'll definitely be trying your recipe.

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