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Cook Italy

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Ultimate foodie experience!

I had the most wonderful time doing a private cooking class with Carmelita, I totally recommend... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A genuine MUST do!

In short, Carmelita is fantastic and so is the food she guides you through making - supportive with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Since 1999 offering Market-to-Table cooking classes, both day classes and half day classes. My classes are for very small numbers, they fill up quickly. The first months to fill are April/May and September/October so plan ahead! I offer home cooking...more
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Via Marsala 16, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 349 007 8298
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the most wonderful time doing a private cooking class with Carmelita, I totally recommend this great experience! We started the day in the markets, Carmelita shared so much of her knowledge and experiences as we made our way through the interesting (and gorgeous!)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank annao213
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In short, Carmelita is fantastic and so is the food she guides you through making - supportive with clear instructions along the way (even for a novice in the kitchen like myself) - BOOK NOW! Carmelita shares her unique experience and insight through a wonderfully...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jgsamuel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This event was arranged as a birthday present for a family friend, whilst the girls went shopping, the boys went cooking. The tour of the markets was very informative, it certainly helped us focus, we visited the chocolate shop quite a few times over subsequent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Philip S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Me and my boyfriend visited Bologna in September. I googled what to do there and I was so glad that I found this cooking class. We both love cooking and also Italy, so of course it was the best idea to learn how to cook...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Quest657869
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were celebrating part of our honeymoon in Bologna and we wanted to learn to cook real pasta from a local pro and we found it in Carmelita! She graciously invited us into her home and curated a three course meal for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Kayla F
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

A friend and I took Carmelita’s market tour & cooking course on a drizzly October Saturday, joined by another couple. We loved the market experience from the freshest vegetables, meats and delis, through to Bologna’s best chocolate. Eventually back to Carmelita’s apartment for the cooking,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank cce543
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great day with Carmelita with a small group of 4ppl on a market tour and cooking afternoon. The market tour was fascinating learning about all the produce with lots of tastings! Then it was back to her place to cook up a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank melbourne1103
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend taking this class with Carmelita. We booked a private class for the both us and she meet us at a cafe. We started our day by going to all the different shops in the market. I was impressed with Carmelita’s knowledge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank April A
Reviewed 16 October 2018

My mom and I took this class together and it was a great way to not only learn to cook some wonderful and interesting dishes, but also to learn a lot about the food culture in Bologna. The entire day was very enjoyable, we wandered...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We took a cooking class with Carmelita. What a wonderful experience! We really learned a lot and had fun in the process. She is very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about local food and customs. Step-by-step instruction made it easy and the food turned...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank kcilia2018
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12 October 2018|
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Response from ClaireDossett | Reviewed this property |
I can recommend Carmelita's Cook Italy classes.
Melanie H
28 March 2018|
Response from Carmelita | Property representative |
Yes to GF menu if you book a private ckass. Can you please send me an email so I can answer your other questions?