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Learn the secrets of Italian Aperitif!

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Ofelia

Rome

Duration 2h 30m

Max 8 guests

Spoken languages:  Italian and English

Dining experience: take a seat and enjoy an authentic Italian meal with a local Cesarina

Private Experience

Private experiences are reserved for you and any guests you have booked for: no other people will be added so that you can enjoy maximum privacy.

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    For every Italian, from north to south, from snow to sea, the aperitivo is sacred! Convivial and cheerful, aperitivo time is also a good excuse to relax with friends over a good glass of prosecco or a cool cocktail. But the most fun thing is to put your imagination to the test in preparing the many tastings to set on a self-respecting aperitif table. On this occasion we will taste together some of the classic appetizers that accompany this event so important to our culture, some of which we will prepare together, clever and impressive recipes that we can show off at the first useful aperitivo!

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    Vegetarian

    Gluten free

    Reviews
    5.0
    32 reviews
    Ofelia provided a magical fusion of taste and sight! She has amazing attention to detail and we leave knowing how fortunate we are that we will be able to create some of that magic too!

    Dori - February 2024

    Really fun lovely lunch with Ophelia. She is an absolute delight and a super talented chef. She taught me so much about Italian Cooking. We made delicious fresh pasta together and ate a wonderful lunch. Her apartment is really beautiful and the conversation was hugely entertaining. Would highly recommend ❤️

    Gaby Blackman - January 2024

    I highly recommend this opportunity to all. We felt welcomed, spoiled, educated, encouraged, and left feeling a friendship. We look forward to Ofelia sharing a recap of the bruschetta topping, zucchini pesto, tiramisu recipes for us. She has inspired me to buy a Pasta machine and build experiences at home.

    Sandi Lien - January 2024

    Ofelia and Leonardo, thank you for imparting to us the authentic hospitality of an Italian family in a way that will remain etched in our memories. Meeting you has been an honor. Best meal ever!

    Valentina  - December 2023

    We had a great time with Ofelia in Rome. She welcomed us into her home and cooked and let us participate in the pasta making! Her home was beautiful and the food and wine was great. It was a highlight of our trip and we recommend highly. We sad and talked and enjoyed our meal together. We felt like we were friends and not people that just met. Thank you Ofelia!

    Tara - December 2023

    €95.00 per guest

    €47.50 per child

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    Ofelia
    Cesarina from 2022Location: Rome    Languages: Italian and English
    "Hello everyone! Mine is a cuisine that starts above all from traditional family recipes. I was born in Calabria, but mine is a family branched out in cultural and consequently also culinary history. A great-grandmother of a Jewish family married to a great-grandfather an aviator American, another who abandoned dancing with the consuls for a marriage with an intellectual of peasant origins, all united with the Calabrian mountain tradition.From the branch of Jewish origins I took the great love for sweet and sour, for fermented recipes and spicy scents, from the noble branch some recipes that I discovered to be relatives of sometimes Sicilian and sometimes Neapolitan cuisine (from the Kingdom of the two Sicilies:), some that I have never happened to find in other houses. I moved to Rome almost twenty years ago to study and I stayed there, here I also assimilated some recipe books from my partner who is a Roman from Trastevere, making my own super recipes rlatives of the Roman tradition, such as the first classics or the Maritozzi, which I often personalize with fillings that bring me and my guests back to Calabria! "
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