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Rome: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Introduction Class

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A 2-hour introduction class to the Mediterranean cooking essential of olive oil. Together with your guide, you will smell, taste and partner this cooking essential up with other flavors, and will be sure to leave this tour as an olive oil professional!
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 12:00 PM
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  • Learn how to sniff and focus on the oil's flavor sensations
  • Enjoy learning about olive oil pairing techniques,
  • Improve your foodie skills together
Full description
Your experience will begin after gathering in an amazing concept store focused on extra virgin olive oil. The unique location "Il Salone dell'Olio" is located few steps from Castel Sant'Angelo and Navona square, and is a beautiful space where you'll meet professional people, who are often direct producers.

You will then begin your 2-hour class on olive oil, in which you will learn how to select quality oils, how to taste it properly, and how to partner it with food. In an engaging and step-by-step social class, you will venture behind the scenes of the most important ingredient of Mediterranean cuisine.

Discover a world of local, quality producers whilst learning the various nutritive properties of olive oil. You will discuss with your hosts the history of olive oil, as well as the different varieties. You are sure to walk away from this tour with a profound new knowledge of olive oil that you can share and show off to your friends at dinner parties back home!
  • 4 different kinds of extra-virgin olive oil
  • Apple and dry bread and bruschetta
  • Water
What’s Not Included
  • Personal shopping (discounts available for those who'd like to purchase products)
  • Additional food not included in the program
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Salone del Olio via dei banchi vecchi 51-53

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Important information
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• This tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
• This tour is wheelchair accessible
• Clients are solely responsible for their health conditions, special food requirements are not guaranteed to be catered to

From £62.04 per person

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