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The Carettos

The Carettos

Roma, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

English, Italian, Malay, basic Spanish

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We are an inter-racial couple from two corners of the world. She is an actress/English teacher/yoga and belly dance enthusiast. He is a guitarist/music producer/wildlife photography enthusiast. We love being together outdoors in Nature, traveling, hiking, museum-hopping, sagra-sampling and whatnot, and being indoors in the kitchen delving into one of our biggest passions - cooking. We believe we were brought together by a mysterious force so that we could share our passion for food and cultures with others. We cook Italian, Asian and Mediterr-Asian, our own hybrid of Mediterranean and Asian cuisine. We believe that cooking, like travelling, unravels one's imagination and the food we serve is 100% Caretto creativity da il cuore.

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Shop and Cook Like a Local - market tour + cooking class + lunch in Rome

Are you a foodie like us? Interested to experience a local market and treat yourself to a sensory adventure of sights, smells, sounds and taste? Then ...

Roma, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

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Cucina Italiana- Fresh Pasta and Tiramisù Cooking Class

Food is a delicious way to learn about a country’s culture and history, especially Italy’s. Join us in our home for an immersive and engaging ...

Roma, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

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Gnocchi Thursdays - Gnocchi and dessert making Class

"Giovedì gnocchi, venerdì pesce e sabato trippa..." Or so the Roman saying goes. Join us in our Thursday classes dedicated to this type of ...

Roma, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

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Rock n' Ravioli! - ravioli and dessert-making class

Fancy spending some time in the comfort of a local's home, rolling out homemade pasta dough and filling your own ravioli? Then book a class with us as...

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Viva il Vino! - Wine Tasting with a Passionate Wine Lover

Italians take their wine seriously. Red or white, wine has an important seat at the table, serving as an accompaniment to Italy's famous cuisine. ...

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Roadtrip with the Carettos - Lunch and wine tasting in Tuscany + Cooking class & Dinner in Rome

Ever wanted to experience Tuscany in the day followed by dinner in a local's home in Rome? A unique and immersive experience exclusively for 2-4 ...

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Olive Oil - Italy's Green Gold (olive farm visit in Lazio + homecooked Italian meal featuring 3 types of extra-virgin olive oils in Rome)

Are you as passionate about one of Italy's prized products as we are? What are the most common types of olives used in Italy? What characteristics ...

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Food Tour in Prati - Uncover culinary gems and Italian culture

Come explore one of Rome's most historic neighbourhoods with 2 of its own residents! The Prati neighbourhood in Rome is renowned for several ...

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Latest Reviews

Ruth Gardiner
Ruth Gardiner

We booked the market tour and the cooking class with Nadia and Matteo. We loved the market tour and exploring the various stands, and learning how to cook with the wonderful produce afterwards as well. Despite the different age ranges in our group (we brought our 13 year old cousin along) everyone had great fun. Nadia and Matteo were always kind, knowledgeable and fun. It was the highlight of our trip to Rome. Thank you very much.

Zoltán Baktai
Zoltán Baktai

Matteo was a fantastic host, we really enjoyed the spaghetti makin procedure, great time! Awesome program! Excellent food, wine and hospitality! Wow, hats off!! 10/10!!

Julie Poehlmann-Tynan
Julie Poehlmann-Tynan

We had such a lovely time at the Carettos learning how to make spaghetti alla chitarra and tiramisu classico! Nadia and Matteo were knowledgable, friendly hosts and the food and atmosphere were truly amazing. This was a wonderful addition to our Roman Holiday! They even sent the recipes to us via email so we can recreate our meal for family and friends. Thank you!

Chianelle
Chianelle

This is a have too!!!! They are such a warming couple and really know a lot about cooking and Italian background!!! We learned things we didn’t know before!!! They are a experience to have in the beginning of a trip though that’s our only mistake, is that we did it at the end!!!

Rebecca
Rebecca

We had a great time at our class with Matteo and Nadia! It was definitely the highlight of our daughter's time in Rome, and we all continue talking about it every day. The food was amazing but we also learned a lot about Italian cuisine, spices, regional differences, etc. Highly recommend it!