Reuben - Cooking with the Stars: Charo Carmona of Arte de Cozina

03/10/2016

Charo Carmona is the head chef of Arte de Cozina in Antequera. She was taught to cook from an early age by Paca Santiago, a woman she calls her second mother. Paca taught her how to cook traditional Spanish cuisine but most of all she awoke a passion for food in Charo which enabled her to go on the create modern, tasty, healthy food that uses fresh seasonal ingredients, while preserving the traditions and culture of the region.

Arte de Cozina is a restaurant and hotel in the heart of Antequera, run by Charo and her wonderful team of staff. Food is the heart and soul of this amazing restaurant but to eat here is also a special experience .If you are ever in the Antequera area and are looking for a fabulous place to eat, Reuben highly recommends Arte de Cozina.


Today I made cold soup Porra Blanca with Charo, she is amazing…


Porra Blanca is to die for, I made it with Charo, well done me!


Reuben why do you enjoy cooking?
R: I just love cooking and I love tapas.
What was it like to cook with Charo?
R: She was a happy and laughing person.
What is special about her restaurant?
R: Charo always puts things on the tables, she is amazing.
What other chefs would you like to cook with?
R: Lynsey from La Rosilla, Annie B and Hotel Escua.

I had an amazing day with Charo and Diana.


Oh happy day!
Love Reubs.

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  • Lindsay
    03/10/2016 at 6:45 pm

    Wow Reuben, what an amazing privilege to cook with such a master, and you look like a pro too in your hat!!! Well done xx

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  • Lisa
    03/10/2016 at 11:14 pm

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