La Cucina Caldesi

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Husband and wife team Giancarlo and Katie Caldesi run an Italian cookery school alongside their bar and restaurant in central London. Cooking and wine tasting is taught by visiting celebrity chefs. food writers and wine experts, as well as by the company's own experienced staff. Classes range from beginner evening sessions to full day calsses.


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Discover Italy's regional culinary differences and enjoy some light hearted competititon with Katie Caldesi and Stefano Borella as they show how to cook their... Read more

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his class is aimed at keen would be cooks who have a passion for Italian food and are keen to learn how to make pasta from scratch. Our chef will teach you the techniques of pasta making, step by... Read more

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Join this popular hands-on pizza making course, where you will learn how to make the perfect pizza dough from scratch and how to make ‘Focaccia’ (Italian bread), which you can take home. You will... Read more

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The secret is definitely in the sauce as we take you through the great Italian sauces for meat, fish and pasta. Including greats such as Bolognese, classic... Read more

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Italian Cuisine has a huge variety of choice when it comes to main courses: from hearty meat to elegant fish to elaborate pasta dishes, the list is endless. During the course Giancarlo will teach you... Read more

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Learn to cook Ursula’s simple and delicious recipes from her book “Trattoria”. Fresh tagliatelle with swordfish and courgette ribbons, red mullet steamed in... Read more

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Learn hints and tips from Giancarlo on how to make the best pasta, which pasta shapes suit which pasta sauce, how to make a rich egg yolk pasta, or perhaps... Read more

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f you are on a meat free diet or simply want to learn some new ways to use vegetables, this is the right course for you as it packed with seasonal recipes you... Read more

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This course is aimed at teaching you how to make great Italian food quickly; a selection of 10 dishes have been carefully chosen by Katie Caldesi due to the fact they can be created in anything from... Read more

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Come and have fun making five traditional Italian meals to take home to your family and friends. Learn some great recipes and go home stocked up with enough... Read more

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Learn to make simple white dough to turn into focaccia, roasted vegetable rolls and a loaf. See the amazing no-knead wholemal and seeded loaf and make a beer... Read more

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This course teaches the skills of risotto making along with how to cook delicious food from this fascinating part of Italy! Our expert chef Valentina will guide you through the gastronomic traditions... Read more

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Learn chef's tips such as knife skills, presentation techniques, how to part-cook risotto, save time in the kitchen. Giancarlo will turn the demo island... Read more

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Spend a full day working alongside Giancarlo Caldesi who will teach you a selection of Italian antipasti, pasta, main course dishes and seasonal contorni. You... Read more

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Torta al testo (bread of the tile), panzanella alla minori (bread, onion and tomato salad), fennel risotto, courgettes with aniseed and Brutti ma buoni ('bad but good' nutty meringues)- if just the... Read more

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Join us in our popular pasta making course where you will be able to delve deeper into Italian cookery by being introduced to a wider selection of regional... Read more

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Join Ursula in re-creating a seasonal selection of recipes from her book “Sea to Sky”. Ursula‘s secret is taking recipes based on traditional dishes from the... Read more

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Giancarlo has a vast knowledge and passion for cooking Italian meat dishes. Come and spend this fabulous, recipe packed class where he will guide you through... Read more

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Join Sophie on a tour around Marylebone Farmers market where you will meet producers and get to learn first hand about the seasonal ingredients on offer.... Read more

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Join us at La Cucina Caldesi on a Sunday evening to learn how to cook a selection of Italian dishes in an informal, sociable atmosphere. You will cook a two... Read more

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Founder chef of Ottolenghi, currently head chef of ‘Fait Maison’ in Kensington, London, Ghalid has a respected reputation for creating dishes suitable for... Read more

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Trattoria are informal and sociable restaurants you find all over Italy. together with Stefano you will create an array of tasty, seasonal, trattoria style regional Italian dishes such as sausage and... Read more

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Join our chef in this monthly weekend hands-on cookery course where the preparation of a delicious Sunday lunch starts from the very beginning, with you... Read more

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This fabulous recipe packed cookery course consists of an eclectic collection of Katies favourite recipes from her latest cookery book, The Italian Cookery... Read more

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As with Italians, Spanish life revolves around food, with meals seen as time for family and friends to come together. To find out more about Spanish cuisine and how to recreate authentic Spanish... Read more

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Valentina Harris will be your chef for the evening and she will be focusing on seasonal wines which have been chosen to compliment a fabulous menu, created by... Read more

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From the translucent turquoise waters and isolated coves of Sardinia and Sicily recreate the sights and smells of this food paradise. Together with Sophie you... Read more

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Welcome to the homeland of Pulcinella, the Vesuvio and, of course, pizza. For this special evening, our cookery school becomes a real Neapolitan trattoria where our... Read more

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If you love all things Italian like Katie, then this course is for you as it will teach you the essential techniques to create a typical Italian meal. Katie & Stefano... Read more

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Stefano Borella is a classically trained Patisserie chef and has created a one day course solely dedicated to his passion for patisserie. This is a fabulous opportunity for you to spend a day totally... Read more

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The summer holidays are upon us and the sun is shining, hopefully! The children are eager to be entertained our Italian Mamas Summer courses are a perfect way... Read more

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Our true Italian Mamas have lots of experience in cooking with children. They will teach their young students how to make Italian dishes such as fresh pasta, classic ragu, potato gnocchi and other... Read more

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Autumn is just around the coroner meaning a new array of seasonal foods. The Italian mama is a perfect way to encourage, entertain and inspire budding new chefs. The... Read more

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Discover the secrets or great Italian cuisine. Katie & Stefano will steer you clearly through the fear and uncertainty of a selection of simple, tasty recipes... Read more

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Join us in our popular pasta making course where you will be able to delve deeper into Italian cookery by being introduced to a wider selection of regional... Read more

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Join this popular hands-on pizza making evening, where you will learn how to make the perfect pizza from dough to design. Enjoy what you have made as a lite supper... Read more

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Hosting a dinner party? Katie will show you how to do it Italian style. Impress your friends with hot focaccia, a selection of antipasti, fish and meat main... Read more

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This popular course has been updated and revamped in order to maximise your enjoyment. Valentina Harris will be your chef for the evening and she will be... Read more

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This is a short, informal, hands-on cookery evening taught by the popular Spanish chef Carolina Catala-Fortuny. Enjoy a tasty selection of Tapas which you have made as a lite supper, a glass of wine... Read more

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This is a new class for a Sunday evening to inspire you into the kitchen and out of the 'Sunday night blues'. Stefano will teach you how to cook a selection of Italian dishes in an informal, sociable... Read more

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This course has been created with the budding teenager chef in mind, it is aimed at children aged 13yrs - 16yrs, who love to cook and would like to learn more. We have set aside some very special... Read more

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Join us at La Cucina Caldesi with truffle expert Bruno Giorgi for an evening dedicated to learning about and tasting this season's truffles. Bruno, who supplies truffles to some of London's best... Read more

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Celebrate the start of the festive season with this unique, vibrant evening of hands-on cooking and cocktail making, where you will be guaranteed to get ideas and tips on how to create a fabulous... Read more

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Katie loves to entertain and has worked hard developing tried and tested recipes that make it easy. A day full of ideas for Christmas and winter entertaining. Try dishes such as endive canapés,... Read more

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Join Sophie on a Sunday winter's morning for a trip around Marylebone Farmer's market, where she will point out interesting produce and chat with the suppliers, you can find out what's in season and... Read more

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Giancarlo has created this recipe-packed morning bursting with festive Italian recipes for you, including some lesser known seasonal dishes that his mother and grandmother taught him whilst growing... Read more

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This fabulous recipe packed cookery course consists of an eclectic collection of Katie’s favourite recipes from her cookery book, ‘The Italian Cookery Course’. You will spend the day cooking some... Read more

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Katie and Stefano will guide you through meat cookery avoiding the prime cuts. Learn the rich beef stew called Stracotto, how to cook feather steak, cheek, lamb breast and more. Not only do these... Read more

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Katie is back from her recent travels in Puglia, Sicily and Basilicata and is keen to share her experience of the lightness and spice in southern Italian cooking. Try dishes such as spelt salad,... Read more

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Italy is made up of 20 different regions, each with their distinct characteristics, with towns and villages making the same dish in vastly different ways, each also has it's own speciality. On this... Read more

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Come and spend an intense, yet fun day dedicated to working with meat taught by owner Giancarlo Caldesi. With more than 30 yrs of experience, he will impart his knowledge on meat & butchery skills... Read more

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This special evening is hosted by owner Giancarlo Caldesi & Stefano Borella, it is based around a 4 course hands-on cookery course dedicated to tasting and cooking Italian dishes using truffles. ... Read more

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Help to spark your children's interest in healthy food and cooking by bringing them to our Italian mama's cookery course. Vivianna, our Italian mama, will teach your children a selection of... Read more

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Bread making is one of Ursula's passions, in this hands-on course she will teach you how to make a selection of more unusual Italian breads such as Casa Reccio (home-made country bread), Carta di... Read more

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A chocoholics delight including chocolate truffle making, chocolate desserts (includes a chocolate tart, mousse and ice cream) a chocolate tasting and explanation of chocolate making. You'll also be... Read more

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Help prepare a four-course dinner to celebrate Carnevale. Begin the evening with a Venetian cocktail then enjoy dinner fit for a Doge. This is a hands-on cookery course, dishes will be seasonal &... Read more

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Richard Bertinet has a popular following at la cucina caldesi, and we are very happy that he has agreed to come back and teach his unique bread baking class for us. His techniques are revolutionary... Read more

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Do you have a passion for Italian food? Join like-minded people in a relaxed atmosphere and learn hands-on how to cook a 3 course Italian meal, and invite your own guest to join you for dinner.... Read more

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Join Katie in this meat free course with fabulous, seasonal vegetarian recipes. Together you will prepare an eclectic selection of recipes such as beetroot pasta stuffed with radicchio & red onion in... Read more

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Katie is passionate about 'La Cucina Povera' - the traditional way of eating in the Italian peasant farming community.

With a wealth of 'really good for you' but inexpensive & simple dishes Katie... Read more

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Single, married, happy ‘coupledom’ – do you love cooking? This special hands-on cookery evening will comprise of a fabulous starter of fresh pasta with Italian truffles, a main course of either... Read more

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Using a variety of sustainably sourced fish and shellfish, you will be shown how to fillet, prepare and cook some delicious Italian recipes such as black bream baked in salt, slow cooked calamari,... Read more

Contact

Website: www.caldesi.com

Email: lacucina@caldesi.com

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