Cooking with Carlotta is the best way to learn how to make the real italian food!
Carlotta is an Italian lady who was born in Emilia Romagna, a region famous for Parmesan, lasagne, Parma ham.
She grow up looking at her grandmother cooking, and of course, she also learned how to cook amazing dishes.
She could see her grandmother cooking passionately, with love.
Organizing every day good dishes for her family, eating together after a working day, or to celebrate the weekend with some traditional food.
Cooking is a nice way to carry on the family.
And Carlotta knows it well.
I know… Emilia Romagna is not so famous as Tuscany.
But it is the reagion of fresh home-made pasta, area of gastronomic excellence.
Making fresh home-made pasta in Emilia Romagna is a must.
In any town you can find many fresh pasta shops and restaurants where you see ladies rolling the pasta with their hands.
And you can believe me if I say that THIS IS ART!
The first book about cooking was written after that Italy was unified in 1861 by Pellegrino Artusi a man who was born in Romagna and moved to Florence.
And as Pellegrino did many years ago, even Carlotta moved to Tuscany with all her cooking secrets….
In her stone house typical of the hills around Florence, she organizes cooking classes where guests can enjoy the real Italian atmosphere.
You will see how easy is to make pasta and will prepare it together with Carlotta.
Italy is a small country and in any region you can find some typical dishes and fresh products.
During her lessons, Carlotta teaches about special dishes of several regions, how to make pasta, but even the right pasta sauce, risotto, vegetarian dishes.
And of corse you will learn also how to make special dolce, whic is the perfect end of any meal.
A cooking lesson is a special experience about italian life.
You find here the web site of Carlotta and…..enjoy the real italian food!!