ITALIAN

Food is central to the Italian culture - it's not just considered a means of nourishment, but an extension of life itself. Italians have given the world so many incredible dishes. Pasta, Risotto, Saltimbocca, Componata, Ossobucco, Raviolo, Tiramisu, and the list goes on and on. Cook with one of our Italian chefs in our authentic Italian cooking classes, and learn the tips and tricks to making these wonderful dishes without leaving home.

GNOCCHI TWO-WAYS

Across the country, every Thursday restaurants in Italy serve up delicious plates of gnocchi for their special of the evening. But regardless of what night of the week it is, gnocchi makes a wonderful, comforting meal. Pillowy potato dumplings, lightly coated in a beautiful sauce… Let’s transport to Italy together where our chefs will teach you how to make two classic gnocchi - from scratch!

Italy

Chef Carlotta

AROUND NAPLES

The bustling and gritty city of Naples and the southern coastline are home to some of Italy's most famous foods.  In this class, our Italian chefs will help you prepare favourites not often found outside the region. Learn how to make traditional Neapolitan style Braciole, Pasta with Zucchini and Stuffed Eggplant!

Italy

Chef Carlotta

RAVIOLI

Is there anything better than stuffed pasta? We think not. In this 2-hour class, our team of Italian chefs will teach you to make an egg pasta dough, then together you'll shape your pasta, and make a delicious Tortellini with Pomodoro Sauce and Spinach and Ricotta Tortello.

Italy

Chef Simone

CARBONARA

Carbonara is an art. In this cooking class, you'll learn the tips and tricks from Italian chefs to bring a creamy Carbonara into your own kitchen. Creamy pasta alongside a Bruschetta and a Poached Pear dessert... Our chefs in Italy will teach you, then watch you as you cook your way to a meal you'll never forget.

Italy

Chef Carlotta

FRESH PASTA & RAGU

Pasta-making, Pomodoro, Ragu - oh my! In this pasta-making class, our team of chefs in Italy will teach you to make pasta with egg, along with two sauces that will be lifetime favourites, Ragu alla Bolognese and a classic Pomodoro. Video call a chef into your kitchen and begin whipping up your own pasta in no time.

Italy

Chef Carlotta

VISIT SICILY

The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea is also arguably the most tasty.  Sicily's history can be savoured in its dishes which often have Greek, Spanish and Arab influences.  Visit Sicily will teach you how to prepare Sicily's famous dishes including Pasta alla Norma, Pantelleria Salad, and the perfectly sweet, sour, and salty Caponata.

Italy

Chef Carlotta

A TASTE OF MILAN

Milan, a grand city adorned with elegance and beauty, and its cuisine is no exception. This hearty meal will make you feel like you've boarded a flight to the North of Italy. One of our team of Italian chefs will help you prepare a traditional meal including Risotto 'Milanese', Osso Buco, and Chocolate Bread Cake.

Italy

Chef Carlotta

STEAK FLORENTINE & BISCOTTI

Few things in life are better than a day spent exploring the beautiful villages of Tuscany. Perhaps the only thing is that day ending with a Florentine Steak dinner paired with a hearty red wine. This stunning menu includes Bistecca alla Fiorentina, served with a side of Red Wine Reduction, Argula Salad, Roasted Herb Potatoes, Cannellini Beans, and then topped with your own homemade Biscotti!

Italy

Chef Valter

SEAFOOD PASTA

Our team of Italian chefs will teach you the beloved Seafood Pasta so synonymous with any visit to Italy's coastline. Video conference a chef in Italy into your kitchen and you'll make two dishes celebrating Italy's seafood, including Seafood Linguine and Sautéed Spicy Mussels.

Italy

Chef Valter

PESTO & FOCACCIA

Pesto & Focaccia class highlights the emerald treasures from the Liguria and Tuscan regions of Italy. Great for people who love to fresh flavors and to entertain, you'll make Pesto, a classic Pesto and Pasta dish - and the much loved Focaccia native to this beautiful coastal region.

Italy

Chef Valter

RISOTTO IN DEPTH

What was once a peasant food is now a staple on menus across the world. Our team of Italian chefs will teach you three Northern Italian risottos, Gorgonzola and Pear, Mushroom, and Red Wine and Sausage. This class is perfect for anyone looking to learn how to make risotto a fail-proof weeknight meal.

Italy

Chef Carlotta

HOMEMADE ORECCHIETTE

Master small pasta shapes with the expert teaching of Chef Carlotta Martinelli and our team of Italian chefs. At the end of your class you'll have made Homemade Orecchiette, Cavatelli, and a finished dish of Broccoli with Cavatelli topped with "Poor Man's Parmesan".

Italy

Chef Carlotta

SWEET ITALY

La Dolci Vita with this sweet class! Chef Carlotta and our team of Italian chefs will teach you how to live the sweet life and by the end of the class, you'll have made the famous Tiramisu, Panna Cotta and a Ricotta and Chocolate Italian Cake.

Italy

Chef Carlotta

HOW IT WORKS

BOOK YOUR CLASS

Select from one of our tens of cooking classes.  Master Paella with a chef in Spain, Pad Thai with a chef in Thailand!

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KITCHEN PREP

We take care of everything! Our Kitchen Assistants will be your personal concierge as we get you ready for your cooking class! 

 

We even host a 20 minute Kitchen Prep Session via Skype to review your Shopping List and answer any questions to get ready for your cooking class. We even check your camera settings!

START YOUR CLASS

At the time of your cooking class, your chef will video call you through Skype! Ask anything you want, it's just you and the chef! 

 

Get private coaching, personal tips, and have some fun together! Two hours and three dishes later... say goodbye to your private chef and enjoy an epic meal.

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ABOUT THE CHEF & THE DISH PRIVATE AT-HOME VIRTUAL COOKING CLASSES

Our chefs in Italy, Thailand, Peru, New Orleans and more places will Skype into your home for a private cooking class to teach you the art and simplicity of authentic Italian cooking.  Choose from Italian Cooking Classes which include Pasta-Making, Thai Cooking Classes and master curry, or Spanish cooking classes and master Paella!. When you book your cooking class, a chef, located in the country, will video call you on Skype for a private one-to-one cooking class. In your private class, learn all about your chef's country and have some fun in your kitchen!

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