Hands on Boot camp Italian

Pasta Boot Camp

Basta pasta! We're going to delve deep into regional Italian pastas, making several types of dough from scratch. You'll learn how to use a pasta roller, as well as how to create rustic shapes by hand, and we'll dress up our pastas with divine homemade sauces.


  • Ligurian White Wine Dough: Italian Sausage and Ricotta Cheese-Filled Tortellini with Walnut Sauce
  • Classic Egg Dough: Farfalle with Pancetta, Chard and Roasted Garlic Cream
  • Squid Ink Dough: Squid Ink Fettucine with Clams, White Wine and Herbs
  • Semolina Dough: Hand Rolled Pici alla Cacio e Pepe
  • Spinach Dough: Hand-Cut Spinach Pappardelle Bolognese

Skills Covered in Class:

  • Mixing and kneading pasta dough by hand
  • Cooking pasta properly
  • Understanding different types of flour
  • Making tinted pasta dough
  • Using a pasta roller
  • Shaping traditional pastas by hand
  • Making filled pasta
  • How to store homemade pasta
  • Cooking leafy greens
  • Balancing flavors

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