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Cook Italy

Via Marsala 16, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 349 007 8298
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Very memorable cooking class with Carmelita

Based on the reviews on here, we booked a class for the two of us with Carmelita that would have us... read more

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Chicago, Illinois
Full-Day Cooking Class in Emilia-Romagna

This cooking class was fantastic! Met up with Carmelita in the market, and had coffee before... read more

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Since 1999 offering Market-to-Table day class, half day classes, 3 night courses. As my classes are for very small numbers they fill up quickly and the first months to fill are April/May and September/October so plan ahead! I offer home cooking in a well air-conditioned home kitchen making updated, well plated, traditional Italian meals and my apartment is right in the heart of the historic city. Beginners, experienced cooks, professional chefs, families with children all welcome! I do my utmost to give you a memorable day and a great culinary experience and teach all the classes personally. And if you or your travelling partner/s don't fancy cooking, I offer a morning market food tour ending in a light lunch to introduce you to Bologna, its history and its food. And an unusual evening tour too, just email to ask!
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Via Marsala 16, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 349 007 8298
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Reviewed yesterday

Based on the reviews on here, we booked a class for the two of us with Carmelita that would have us preparing three kinds of pasta and three sauces. We were not disappointed. On the day of the class we met Carmelita near her apartment...More

Thank JimSeth
Reviewed yesterday

This cooking class was fantastic! Met up with Carmelita in the market, and had coffee before touring all the vendors. She picked up ingredients as we gawped at all the delicious things on offer – at the fruit and veg stands, the delis with their...More

Thank Beth206
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin? The day started out at the market where we were given great insight to all the best local produce. Carmelita gave us an excellent and fascinating explanation of the history of Bologna and it's amazing cuisine, this additional info & context helps...More

1  Thank Zara W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took Carmelita's full day cooking class last month, and it was absolutely wonderful! The day began with a walk through the market, where Carmelita told us about the best places (both to buy groceries and to eat) in Bologna, and we also got to...More

2  Thank Heather72695
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carmelita was kind enough to teach our class on Bologna's Feast Day for their patron saint. We were invited into a local bar to sample the "new wine" and the sausage, and there was a festive atmosphere throughout the whole market. Carmelita took great care...More

2  Thank Darcy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a short class with Carmelita after reading great reviews on Trip Advisor. Carmelita was very accommodating as my partner is vegetarian, and we were keen to do a class which focused on a couple of different pasta dishes. We first met in the...More

3  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carmelita made sure that we sampled the best of Bologna's great food. She kindly sent us a lengthy list of suggestions of where to eat AND where to avoid, so we had a fantastic time. The cooking class and market visit was fantastic. We can't...More

1  Thank amandawheeler25
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

What an unforgetable experience we had with the pastaclass from Carmelita.. We learned a lot and Carmelita is sharing a lot of stories during the pastamaking...great fun with great food and wine in the end!!! Great way to discover italy and their cuisine!!! Go for...More

3  Thank Karin B
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My husband and I spent two days in Bologna and I'm so very glad that one of those days was spent taking a cooking class with Carmelita. My husband and I did the market shopping + cooking class. The morning started at the market place....More

2  Thank Whitney B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Had a fabulous day cooking in a sweet little kitchen with other americans. We made pasta from scratch, stuffed zucchini, tiramisu, and more. It was very instructive and very hands on. We learned about the history of the ingredients, local cooking and eating customs and...More

1  Thank therealmisspriss
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Damaris L
23 July 2016|
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Response from Carmelita | Property representative |
Sorry missed this, I do not expect to find requests for bookings here. People usually send a Trip Advisor request or else they send an enquiry from my website. My apologies!
Pamela W
27 March 2016|
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Response from Carmelita | Property representative |
I have sent you an answer already Pamela, in response to the email you also sent me. Thank you for getting in touch!
7 November 2015|
Response from Carmelita | Property representative |
As it says on my website, my Bologna classes are for very small groups, not more than 6 people at a time.