An Italian Christmas with Carmela

Class Summary

Enjoy an Italian Christmas. 

Start Time 10.00 - 4.00pm

Cost £130 per person

Skill Level All skill levels

Class details

Enjoy an Italian Christmas.  Carmela will show you how to make and create a few wonderful dishes with a splendid festive twist;


  • Master the art of a Northern style Italian risotto, once chilled this risotto will be formed and shaped into arancini (risotto balls) , perfect for any festive starter
  • Festive centrepiece – Filled cabbage rolls. Savoy cabbage filled with rice and lentils, wrapped and slow cooked
  • Polpettone (Italian meatloaf) filled with whole boiled eggs, wrapped in basil leaves and sheets of finely sliced Parma ham. Baked in white vermouth. Sliced and served with a slow cooked shallot sauce and a side of cavolo nero and tomato sauce (in umido) (demonstration)
  • How to make delicious festive Italian biscotti, perfect with your mid-morning coffee.  Pistachio, fig and cherry
  • The gift of a spiced panforte, perfect to finish any festive meal, or perfect as a gift
Class notices

The class includes a light lunch perhaps of dishes made. The rest will be yours to take home.
Class Date: 4th December 2021

All courses include

  • Tree

    Learn in our beautiful Yorkshire Wolds countryside surroundings

  • Chef's Hat

    Small class sizes ensure more one to one time with our experienced chefs

  • Bed

    Make your visit extra special and stay over in one of our nine luxury Bed and Breakfast rooms or brand new Glamping Cabins!

  • Disabled

    One work station can be lowered for those with disabilities or who may prefer to sit

  • Knife

    All ingredients and an apron are provided and day courses include lunch

  • Washing Up

    And best of all we do all the washing up!