Cookery Classes at La Cucina Caldesi

Whether you’re looking for a fun gift for a friend, a way to occupy the kids during the school holidays or simply to warm things up during cold weather, La Cucina Caldesi could have the answer. The Marylebone-based Italian cookery school has released its 2009 course dates: as well as old favourites including ‘Fresh Pasta’ and ‘Pizza Making’, there are new classes such as ‘Sunday Market Kitchen’, plus the ongoing childrens’ cookery club which focuses on simple and nutritious meals such as pasta and ragu.

Highlights of the programme include:

Friday Night Entertaining with Giancarlo Caldesi (23 January, 27 February, 13 March, £120)
A hands-on class that teaches how to make a three-course Italian meal.

The Italian Mama’s Cookery Club for Children (17 January, 14 February, 7 March, £40)
Teaches children how to make simple, tasty and nutritious Italian dishes such as fresh pasta, potato gnocchi and ragu.

Truly, Madly Italian (8 March, £95)
A class focusing on classic Italian dishes such as squid-ink pasta with scallops and pappardelle with rabbit sauce.

For full course details or to book your space, visit or call 020 7487 0750.