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Great fun producing a delicious meal!

If you are expecting a stainless steel kitchen, individual work stations and a lesson in knife... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Pamela D
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Melbourne, Australia
Authentic cooking class

My wife and I took this class during our two-day stay in Florence. Carlotta picked us up from the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Abram N
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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 12 October 2018

If you are expecting a stainless steel kitchen, individual work stations and a lesson in knife skills then this is not the experience for you. However, if you want to completely relax and enjoy yourself and cook and eat some delicious food in a Tuscan...More

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

Thank you Pamela, I agree with you, we had a great time together. I am happy you and your family enjoyed the experience, the place, and the food. It is what I love in this job, nice people on holiday, showing the secrets of homely...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

My wife and I took this class during our two-day stay in Florence. Carlotta picked us up from the train station and we went to her house in the hills outside Florence. Carlotta is a fun, energetic, lively teacher and we had a great time...More

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Carlotta C, Owner at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you Abe, I enjoyed the class myself, it was really a nice company. I hope to hear from you about the results of the game recipe!

Reviewed 26 September 2018

A wonderful dinner with friends. Delicious home made pasta, a tasty second course and a perfect dessert. All made by Carlotta! The location is very relaxing and with a grate view on the hills above Florence. You have to try it!

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Carlotta C, Owner at Cooking with Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you so much, I love cooking with such nice small groups. We made everything together, and you did very well. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 13 August 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 14 August 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 11 August 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 12 August 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 8 January 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 9 January 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 18 September 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 20 September 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 14 September 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 15 September 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 29 June 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 1 July 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 27 June 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 29 June 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.

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Response from carlottac234 | Property representative |
Good morning Ann, I have a 4 hours cooking class which costs € 80,00 per person. I am quite near the farm of San Michele a Torri, it takes 15 minutes from my place. We can adapt our cooking class to the schedule of your... More
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