events

pop-up christmas kitchen, Sunday 10 December

For the third year running Alice, Carla and Sofie are baking for the much loved Christmas kitchen bake sale.  Fill your hampers with home made preserves, real English fruit cake, all butter Danish cookies and much more.

From 10 am till 6 pm on Sunday 10 December.  Stop by for a just baked cinnamon roll and a cup of tea, and pick up all those things you won’t find in Italian food stores!  We recommend placing orders for the hot ticket items like Alice’s mince pies, Sofie’s Danish Christmas cookies and Carla’s traditional Christmas cakes.  Contact us on the emails below.

Alice: alicekiandra.adams@gmail.com, Sofie: sofie@theeateryinrome.com,
Carla: cookingwithcarla@virgilio.it

Also on sale on the day will be the special preserves from the small social enterprise project run by latteria studio.  Neighborhood Oranges and Marmelate Solidale are made by Ruben and James, two unemployed Nigerians living in Rome.  Every jar helps them – it is a very simple equation – the more we sell, the more often they are able to work and earn money in a dignified and valuable way.  We are having a special label designed for Christmas by the artists at #makeartnotswalls in Umbria, so please consider making an order and giving our amazing bitter orange marmalade (or plum jam) as a Christmas gift to your work colleagues.

Market to Table 2018 dates

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.

March 16
March 23 (small group)
April 13 (small group)
April 20
May 18
June 8 (small group)
June 22
July 20
Sep 21
Oct 19
Nov 16

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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, Vanessa from Olives and Lucinda, and Rosana from Hot and Chilli.

The Persian Table, with Saghar Setareh, Saturday 11 November (sold out), new date Saturday 2 December

Saturday 11 November, from 10am

The culinary arts of Persia are as flavourful as they are beautiful; saffron and spices, pomegranates and roses, mint and more come together at the Persian table.  Saghar Setareh, cook, blogger and photographer leads a day class with lunch featuring the flavours of her homeland and including; Adas-polo, Persian rice with lentils and caramelized onions, Persian Jewelled rice with pistachios, almonds, oranges zest, Saffron chicken and a Pomegranate mint salad.  To finish a Persian love cake and tea.

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The class starts at 10 am and finishes with the lunch prepared by the group.  Contact Saghar by email to book a spot: saghar.setareh@gmail.com

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Preserve the Season with Carla Tomasi, Sunday 17th September

Sunday 17 September, from 10 am.

A day of bottling, pickling and fermenting the glorious end of summer produce with Carla Tomasi. We will bottle tomato and basil sauce, pickle zucchini with oregano and mint, make spiced peaches, quick pickles, plum chutney and more.

This is an all day class that includes lunch with much of the bounty coming from Carla’s garden.  For more info and to hold a spot please email Carla at cookingwithcarla@virgilio.it

 

 

Tuscany comes to Rome: Giulia Scarpaleggia from Juls’ Kitchen, Wednesday 20 September

A day of cooking from Mercati in Toscana in Rome, Wednesday 20 Sep from 10am

Giulia is a Tuscan born and bred food writer and photographer and she teaches Tuscan cooking classes in her studio in the countryside in between Siena and Florence.

Join us for a cooking class completely dedicated to La Cucina dei Mercati in Toscana, Giulia and Tommaso’s last cookbook which explores the best Tuscan food markets and their most typical recipes.

We have chosen a menu which perfectly represents the area we are from, with recipes from Chianti, Val d’Orcia and Siena. We will cook a quick and versatile appetizer made of stale bread and pecorino, with an unexpected ingredient, white wine.

We will hand roll pici, thick home-made spaghetti from the Val d’Orcia, and dress them with a rich sausage sauce. We will cook vegetables as the Italian do, until they surrender in a delicious green bean stew. Latte alla portoghese, with a hint of saffron, will close the meal with a sweet ending.

 Wines from a local farm will accompany our meal and our chats over a table of shared honest food.  This is a hands on all day class with a maximum of 8 participants, if you want to book your spot send an email to info@julskitchen.com
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Tuscany comes to Rome: cooking from Acquacotta with Emiko Davies, Saturday September 16

Florence based Emiko Davies is back at latteria studio for an all day class on Saturday September 16.  She’ll be cooking from her latest cookbook Acquacotta: Recipes and Stories from Tuscany’s Secret Silver Coast and has chosen a menu perfect for the season where Summer turns into Autumn, where the air is cooler and the produce is bountiful.

Learn the stories and secrets behind favourite recipes from the rugged countryside and coastline of southern Tuscany’s Maremma including hand-rolled pasta, a fisherman’s “acquacotta” soup with whole prawns, mussels and clams, a refreshing salad from Giglio island and a very seasonal pear and ricotta tart.

 

We’ll set a beautiful table for lunch using lots of the ceramics that were used for the book’s photos, that were taken by Lauren Bamford with styling by Deb Kaloper and came from Latteria Studio.  Lunch will be served with wine from the Maremma area.

This is a hands on all day class with a maximum of 8 participants, you can click here to book.  It starts at 10 am and the address is Via di Ponziano, 29  Trastevere.

 

market to table, 2017 dates

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 kitchen that is latteria studio where Carla awaits – with more produce from her garden in Ostia.

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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.

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We have set dates for all of 2017 so that travelers to Rome can plan ahead.  You can book a place by using the link to eventbrite 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:

Friday March 10 – NEW DATE
Tuesday May 30 – mini market to table – please email alice to hold a spot.
Carla and Alice also do private cooking classes at latteria studio, you can email us on alicekiandra.adams@gmail.com or cookingwithcarla@virgilio.it for more info.
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Thank you to Carola Ploechinger for cover photo and Vanessa from Olives and Lucinda for the photos.

Click on the links to read the lovely accounts of the Market to Table experience by Vanessa from Olives and Lucinda, Natalie from An American in Rome and Emiko Davies.

The world of fresh pasta with Carla Tomasi – Saturday 7 October

Saturday 7 October, from 10 am

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Spend a day with Carla Tomasi in the world of fresh pasta.  She will share the secrets, techniques and recipes in this all day class which will cover making fresh pasta in various forms; tagliatelle, seasonal ravioli, garganelli and more.  The class includes (a pasta based) lunch with wine and lots of fresh goodness from Carla’s garden in Ostia Antica.  You will leave with some of the pasta you have made and a recipe compendium.

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For more information or to book you can email Carla at cookingwithcarla@virgilio.it

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