Immerse yourself in the beautiful countryside of Parma as you enjoy a cooking class with a local professional chef. Learn the secrets and special techniques of this local cuisine. At the end of the lesson, you have the opportunity to taste the typical dishes that you have just produced.
We know how everyone wants to learn the secrets of Parma cuisine. Therefore, we have created a Private Parma Cooking Class so that you can learn how to cook the Parma way. A local chef will guide you through the process of the entire meal.
You will reach on your own the beautiful villa located in Parma surroundings - which you will find planted in the middle of the countryside of Parma. You will at first enjoy the peaceful environment immersed into the nature and green of emilian hills. At the villa you will meet the local professional chef, ready to spend with you a fun half day of cooking! A large kithcen will be at your disposal for the cooking class and you will have all the ingredients and equipement needed to prepare delicious loclal dishes.
Once you have selected the ingredients you wish to use, you will be ready for the cooking lesson. Here you will discover how to cook traditional dishes such as tortellini with fresh herbs, hand mand pasta filled with ricotta and spinaches, or fresh pasta with tomato sauce, according to seasonal availability of the ingredients. There will also be time to learn how to prepare "torta fritta", a fried bread which is a great pairing with local salami.
After the lesson has finished you will have lunch or dinner in the beautiful dining room of the villa, eating all the dishes you have just prepared with the chef. You will now understand the true taste of this world famous cuisine. A good glass of local wine will of course accompany your meal. This meal will be the perfect way to end a fun day of activity and you will go back home knowing all the secrets of some of the traditional dishes of Parma!
If you cannot wait to discover these local gastronomic traditions, look at some of our other tours in Bologna and Emilia!
All information on the meeting point and local telephone numbers of your destination will be included on the Confirmation Voucher.
Please provide details of any allergies or food preferences in the 'additional information' section.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.