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Real Cooking in the Countryside of Firenze

Ok, I am Italian and I thought I had nothing to learn from a cooking class. But I was wrong. I... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Luisa B
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Bologna, Italy
Cook's best kept secrets

Touring Tuscany with my husband we absolutely wanted to get our hands on (litterally) experience... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Elizabeth B
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A small stone house in the hills above Florence is the ideal place to learn what Italians really eat at home. We invite you to enjoy the friendly and relaxed atmosphere as we prepare the meal together, where the menu is customized according to your...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| San Martino alla Palma, 50018, Scandicci, Italy
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Ok, I am Italian and I thought I had nothing to learn from a cooking class. But I was wrong. I accompanied some friends from UK to Carlotta's "class" and I had a tremendous experience, learnt a few tricks in preparing pasta, enjoyed the company...More

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Carlotta C, Proprietario at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you Luisa. I really appreciated the experience myself, and having an Italian woman enjoying hand-making pasta was really rewarding. I hope to see you and your nice friends again.

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Touring Tuscany with my husband we absolutely wanted to get our hands on (litterally) experience with making pasta.. but, finding the right "master" was harder than we thought! We are so greatful to have met Carlotta...exactly who we were looking for! Italian cooking runs in...More

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Carlotta C, Owner at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Thank you, I am very happy you and your husband enjoyed the class. I hopè to see you again for a fish cooking class.

Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

This is our 2nd visit with Carlotta. She is very detailed and generous with her cooking knowledge. She shows you how to make everything from scratch and has you participate in the making of all of the food. We are glad that we had the...More

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Carlotta C, Owner at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Thank you Sandra, I loved having you in my class. The full immersion class kept us busy but it is such a pleasure to see how you enjoyed the dishes and the tips. Thank you for choosing me twice.

Reviewed September 18, 2017

The whole experience was wonderful! Carlotta was extremely accommodating after some of our travel arrangements changed and was a gracious hostess. My husband and I made stuffed ravioli, sage chicken, and tiramisu. We laughed, we drank, and even though we didn't roll our ravioli thin...More

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Carlotta C, Owner at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Thank you, I can't wait to see the pictures of your new Italian dishes. I am very happy you enjoyed this experience, it was really funny for me too.

Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

It was a wonderful experience! Carlotta is lovely and hospitable and speaks English fluently. She is also an excellent teacher with a huge cooking experience! You can choose the menu (ask her for your favorite Italian dishes), and then have charming dinner in her garden....More

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Carlotta C, Owner at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Thank you Zuzanna, it is always a pleasure to teach to people who share your passions, and when someone has capabilities like yours it is pure perfection. I hope to see you again and make Christmas dishes with you.

Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience Cooking with Carlotta. Planning the cooking class was easy with Carlotta over email. She is very quick to respond. She gave us some choices for our menu and the meal did not disappoint. Carlotta speaks English very well and we...More

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Carlotta C, Proprietario at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2017

Thank you Rachel, clients like you and your husband make everything so easy and funny. My best wishes for your trip far from the madding Crow and your family.

Reviewed June 27, 2017

We had a family party and Carlotta joined us to help us make pasta and chicken dish and panna cotta. Have never tasted such a delicious panna cotta! The pasta making was fun - we used her guitar to make spaghetti - good for all...More

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Carlotta C, Owner at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2017

Thank you Mike, the fun was all mine, and we had a very nice evening. The girls were real sweethearts, and the company absolutely awesome.

Reviewed April 18, 2017

Carlotta fitted my husband and I in at the last minute on a Friday night for one of her amazing cooking lessons. It was more like visiting a friend and cooking than just a cooking lesson.Finding her house was a bit difficult as the GPS...More

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Carlotta C, Owner at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2017

Thank you Valda, having guests like you and Mark is a pleasure, and it really is what I mean to accomplish: giving you a pleasant experience, learning in an amusing way. Hope to see you back soon. A big hug. Carlotta

Reviewed November 23, 2016

My experience of Cooking with Carlotta was wonderful! Carlotta speaks fluent English and I can now produce authentic food from Florence to show all my friends in Edinburgh. If you want a day outside Florence with a wonderful hostess and cook who will show you...More

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Carlotta C, Owner at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2016

Thank you, it was a pleasure for me as well. I love making above all the first courses, that are really time-consuming, but so rewarding. Moreover, being in such small groups creates a great atmosphere, relaxed and friendly, and gives the possibility to enjoy very...More

Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

I had a solo class with Carlotta during my time in Tuscany. She showed me (and I made) some of the most delicious food I've ever tasted. The ingredients were all very fresh and we had some wine to enjoy the food and chat. I...More

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Carlotta C, Owner at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2016

Thank you Annika, it was a delightful class, relaxing and funny. Showing you my favourite recipes was a great experience,and a really satisfying too.

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