Description

In this hands on cooking class you will prepare a traditional Italian long lunch menu inspired by the beautiful Adriatic coastal region of Le Marche using Matteo's pick of Barossa Farmers Market produce including:

  • antipasto: Calcioni (Calzoni) little pastry envelopes filled with spiced fresh ricotta
  • fresh pasta: Vincisgrassi (a traditional dish for a family Sunday lunch) Le Marche version of lasagne with a delcious ragu
  • ricotta gnocchi, made with swiss chard and Pecorino cheese, served with BD Farm Butter and fresh Sage 
  • dolce: salame di cioccolato, the perfect end to a long lunch with coffee

Matteo’s philosophy is to teach recipes that can be easily replicated at home so you can replicate these wonderful dishes for your friends and family. Whether you are a beginner or confident in the kitchen, Matteo keeps calendar class sizes to small intimate groups so he can ensure you get the most out of the class.

After the class you will be seated in the Enoteca and dine on the wonderful dishes you have just prepared with a glass of European wine and Illy coffee.

You don’t need to bring anything just wear comfy clothes.

If you would like to invite a friend to join you for the Italian Long Lunch at midday after the Taste of Italy class please advise at the time of booking, the cost is $85 per person and includes the 4 course lunch, a glass of wine and coffee.

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

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Class Schedule

What you will learn
  • How to make fresh hand made pasta from flour and eggs
  • How to make a delicious 4 course Italian feast you will be able to replicate for family and friends at home
  • Lots of handy extra tips for the kitchen
What you will get
  • Plenty of time to ask questions
  • Coffee on arrival
  • Recipe booklet to take home
  • Delicious 4 course lunch, glass of European wine & Illy coffee

What to bring
  • A big appetite!
What to wear

Casual


Benvenuti a casa nostra!

Casa Carboni is an Italian Cooking School and Enoteca in Angaston, 1 hr. 15 minutes drive from Adelaide in South Australia’s famous Barossa Valley. It was established by Fiona and Matteo Carboni in 2012 after moving to Australia from Parma, northern Italy late 2011.

The Carbonis were destined for Melbourne however a dear friend managed to lure them to the Barossa for a visit insisting that they would love the local produce and lifestyle of this fertile land.

Casa Carboni is an extension of our house (‘casa’ pronounced kaza means house/home in Italian) where we welcome friends, family and visitors to enjoy a true Italian experience made of food, wine and being together or ‘stare insieme’. We want to create an environment where we exchange information, experiences and culture and feed each others passions.

Our dream has always been to start a business around food and wine, and when we discovered Angaston, with it’s weekly Barossa Farmers Market, beautiful farm gate produce and an incredible group of like minded people passionate about sustainable farming and ‘buy local’, we instantly thought we could create something here and build a future for our babies, Sofia and Filippo’.

After all the wonderful places in Europe we have visited we never imagined we would find what we were looking for in Angaston in South Australia.

The aim of the cooking school is to offer an Italian experience at 360 degrees. Recipes inspired by Matteo’s homeland and his dear Nonna Pia, brought to life by the extraordinary farm gate produce available here in the Barossa.

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Terms & Conditions

le regole di casa nostra...

Class Return & Exchange Policy

There is a no refund policy for any reason. However, exchanges will be made for any cancelled class as long as space is available. Casa Carboni reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes. In the event a class is cancelled, all students will be notified and full refunds given. If a class is cancelled you may also choose to exchange to another class.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates can be made up to any amount and can be redeemed at Casa Carboni or by calling 0415 157 669.

Gift Certificates are not redeemable for cash and are valid 12 months from the date of purchase.

Liability Waiver

Culinary activities such as Cooking Classes at Casa Carboni have inherent risks, dangers and hazards and participation in such classes and events may result in injury or illness. Casa Carboni, and each of it’s present owners, agents and employees are not liable for damage, losses or personal injury resulting from participation in Casa Carboni Cooking Classes or events.

Appropriate Attire

For safety reasons we discourage guests wearing high heeled shoes and guests must wear closed in shoes during all cooking classes.

Photography & Filming

Cooking school guests are welcome to take still photographs during their cooking class or cooking demonstration and afterwards in the enoteca. The filming of cooking classes in the kitchen and afterwards in the enoteca is not authorised, unless written permission is given. If a commercial photographer or film crew is present during a cooking class, guests will be asked to sign a release form and have the right to not be included in the photographs or filming.

It is appreciated if non cooking school guests ask permission prior to taking photographs of the interior of Casa Carboni. It is not permitted for non cooking school guests to take photographs of cooking school guests while a class is in progress.

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Fruzsina

23 September 2017 • A Taste of Italy: Le Marche Long Lunch

The two day cooking class with Matteo was an informative and most enjoyable experience. His knowledge he shared with us was thorough and also included some science which made so much sense. All the pasta preparations resulted in excellent texture and taste with the sauces truly complimenting each and every one of them. It was inspiring to be encouraged to experiment at home with the possibilities of fillings for both ravioli or gnocchi or tagliatelle etc. I would recommend Casa Carboni cooking school to any friend or relative who is to visit the Barossa.

Peter

15 September 2017 • A Taste of Italy: Le Marche Long Lunch

Matteo and Fiona provide an exceptional cooking school in a friendly, relaxed and fun kitchen. Recipes for the family and the techniques for delivering delicious Italian meals.

Julie

30 November 2016 • A Taste of Italy: Le Marche Long Lunch

very informative and had a great time .

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