This small group class starts at the open air Mercato di Via Niccolini in Monteverde Vecchio where we will shop for seasonal ingredients for a simple vegetable focussed lunch. Back at the studio kitchen we will prepare a regional antipasto, make fresh pasta, prepare two seasonal vegetable dishes and a fruit focussed dessert.
The class will be led by cook, food stylist and teacher Alice Adams, and has a maximum of five participants. Click on the dates to book, and get in contact to suggest a date!
Wednesday 6 February 2019
Meeting place is outside Bar Desideri, via A G Barrili 56, and then on to Latteria Studio, via di Ponziano 29
Market to Table is a special series of appointments created by Rachel Roddy, Carla Tomasi and Alice Adams for visitors to Rome. The idea is to start at the market, mostly Testaccio, Rachel’s local, where we fill bags and baskets with the best of the season. We then walk back across the river to Trastevere and up to the latteria studio kitchen where Carla (or Alice) awaits – with more produce from her garden in Ostia.
Friday 15 February
Friday 8 March
Friday 22 March
Friday 12 April
Friday 10 May
Friday 24 May
Friday 7 June
Friday 21 June
Friday 5 July
SUMMER pause – email us to request a private
Friday 6 September
Monday 16 September
Friday 20 September
Friday 4 October
Friday 18 October
Friday 8 November
You can book a place by using the link to Universe which will be active for appointments 3 months out from each of the dates. There will be an active link to dates available to book. There are always two of the three cooks leading the class.
Carla and Alice also do private cooking classes at latteria studio, you can email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more info.
Carla’s series of Sunday kitchen workshops is back. A day for visitors to Rome and cooks who live here. Filled with fresh produce from Carla’s garden in Ostia Antica and the warm wisdom of a chef with years of experience across Italian and world food culture, the class culminates with a convivial lunch of what you have made.
Sunday 27 Jan – The Vegetarian Winter Garden
To book a spot contact Carla on firstname.lastname@example.org
A series of evening classes, from October to December 2018, see dates below.
Every culture has a way of wrapping up simple ingredients into small parcels, which once cooked by various methods; steaming, boiling, baking and frying, create meals that so often come to symbolize the way that country or region eats. Beyond the ravioli of various Italian regions there are the (countless) dumplings of China and other parts of Asia, the Samosas of India, Polish Pierogi and Russian Pelmeni.
This series of evening classes will be simple, short and lots of fun. Each class will end around the long table with glass of wine and the fruits of our labours. Class size is limited to 8 people, you can click on the links to book.
Email email@example.com for more details.
Vietnamese Rice Paper & Spring Rolls with Amanda Wotring, Saturday 20 October
PIES! from the Anglo-Australian tradition. Thursday 11 October.
Lebanese coming soon.
Polish Pierogi with Danka Ajzenman Cinque, date to be announced
A relaxing jaunt through Testaccio with Marco Gargiulo, hitting the highlights of this historic neighborhood from the Pyramid to the old slaughterhouse and the local food market.
Crossing the river to Trastevere, with a brief walk you will reach Latteria Studio where Carla Tomasi will greet you with wine and homemade focaccia.
A pasta lesson will follow and then a delicious lunch of handmade pasta, Carla’s garden vegetables and pudding.
Tour available upon request.
A minimum of two participants is required. For booking or more info, contact:
Market to Table, the special series of appointments created by Rachel Roddy, Carla Tomasi and Alice Adams for visitors to Rome, is back for 2018 with more dates and a revised class structure. The concept remains the same: we start at the market, mostly Testaccio, but other markets on occasion, where we fill bags and baskets with the best of the season. We then walk back across the river to Trastevere and up to latteria studio where Carla awaits – with more produce from her garden in Ostia.
Making fresh pasta is much of the day, as well as trimming, cutting and prepping the vegetables and other morsels that will make up part of a very convivial shared lunch.
The dates for 2018 are listed below. They will be available to book (with a deposit) three months out from each class – you can click on the link to do so. If you are coming to Rome on a date that doesn’t match please feel free to enquire about a private class with either Carla or Alice.
Max group size is 6 participants, with a special class with a max of 4 people on selected dates. Two of the three of us will always lead the class.
Thank you to Carola Ploechinger for cover photo and Vanessa from Olives and Lucinda and Lida Meyer for the photos.
Lots has been written about Market to Table; click on the links to read the lovely accounts by Emiko Davies, Natalie from An American in Rome , Paola from Italy on My Mind, Sue Quinn on Pen and Spoon, Vanessa from Olives and Lucinda, and Rosana from Hot and Chilli.
Carla Tomasi is a cook for all cooks. Chef, restauranteur, home cook, pickler and preserver. Italian, but a lover of all the great world cuisines. This series of workshops has something for everyone. Hone your skills to a z and learn something new.
Saturday 10 March – Skillz #1. Pasta, Gnocchi and Risotti 101.
Ins & outs of these ‘primi’. Which flours, what potatoes, what rice!! Methods and shapes,
and pasta sauces too.
Sunday 18 March – Skillz #2. The world’s best simple flat breads: pita, focacce
and stuffed focacce.
Saturday 14 April – The wonderful and varied world of pulses, grains and
beans. Freekeh, barley, black lentils…to name just a few!
Sunday 13 May – Skillz #3. Easy puddings/cakes/desserts. Bonet (from Piemonte), Zuccotto ( from Florence), Lemon and poppy seed cake( so buttery and fragrant), a classic Caprese torte, Praline semifreddo ( no ice cream maker required), Tahini and halva
brownies (so very good you will ask somebody to hide them from you) and
last but not least Cassola, a baked Roman cheesecake with a cherry, red
wine and bay compote.
16 th June Saturday – The Modern vegetarian. Recipes inspired by world
cuisines and home cooking.
Each lesson included lunch with lots of good things from Carla’s garden in Ostia Antica. To book a place email Carla at firstname.lastname@example.org
All photos by Vanessa from Olives and Lucinda.