Pasta Course: Pasta Journey Through Italy

Master the art of pasta making in Melbourne



9 hours total (over 3 dates) Class size 1 to 10 (public classes), 4 to 6

label $490 - $520 (or 4 payments of $122.50 - $130 Afterpay)
(Earlybird price of $500 applies if you book into a public session 60+ days ahead, otherwise $520 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $490 for 2+ guests)

Looking for unique experiences in Melbourne? Well, it's time to travel again with this Melbourne pasta making course! Join Marina for the Pasta Journey signature three-week course: A Pasta Journey Through Italy.

Over three weeks, you will discover the food from the birthplace of pasta, Italy.

Course outline:

Week One: Pasta 101
In this step-by-step class, you will learn to make two kinds of egg pasta typical to the Emilia-Romagna region, 'Paglia e fieno" tagliatelle, and garganelli. To accompany your pasta, your teacher will show you how to cook a proper ragu' (know as Bolognese sauce).

Week Two: Tortellini & Tortelloni:
In week two, you will learn how to master stuffed pasta, and we will be making different shapes of ravioli: tortelloni, agnolotti, cappelletti, etc.
The filling of the ravioli is as important as the pasta. Under Marina's guide we will make two different fillings and then we will cook our ravioli in broth and butter sauce.


Week Three: Cavatelli, & Busiate:
In the third week we will explore the Southern part of Italy. Pasta Master Marina Totta will take you on a journey of the Mediterranean!
You will be guided through the step by step process of making various pasta shapes from South Italy by hand from scratch.

You'll learn how to roll and create Cavatelli, Orecchiette and Busiate too! You'll also get to make a delicious pistachio pesto and a seasonal sauce to accompany our shapes.

At the end of each class, you'll get to sit back, relax and enjoy the food you've prepared with like-minded people in my kitchen.
During the class, the teacher will provide:

  • coffee and tea
  • good Italian wine to match the recipes
  • recipe's booklet
  • snacks and/or dessert

Don't worry - you'll make enough pasta so that you can take it home and share it with your family!
At the end of the pasta course you will be gifted two packs of 00 flour and semolina flour from Italy, so that you can recreate the pasta yourself at home.

So, what do you think? Are you ready to pack your appetite and join me for this luxury journey through Italy?


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Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.
 
What you'll get
  • Lunch
  • Recipe booklet
  • Fresh handmade pasta to enjoy together
What to bring
Just an apron.
 
Session repeats

After the first session, the next session is:

Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday, hens party or bucks party.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift, Father's Day gift or birthday gift.


Marina Totta adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

Location

Moonee Ponds, VIC

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher
Marina Totta
Marina Totta
(PASTA JOURNEY)

4.9 (163)
4k

Come and learn to make handmade scrumptious pasta that is healthy, pretty and tasty! We will use healthy, seasonal, simple and high-quality ingredients to craft a homestyle meal to nourish our bodies and delight our eyes.

Good food is so much more than just-food. It is about the importance of feeling connected to others. It is taking care of our families by offering them a slow-cooked healthy meal, and enjoying it all together around a beautifully set table.

Especially amongst the hustle and bustle of our modern lives, simple acts like cooking for others, eating together and sharing food still resonate very strongly in our society.

Verified reviews

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Anna Xia Jun 2022

69 ClassBento workshops attended • 55 reviews


Marina is so lovely and welcoming. We are invited to her home to prepare the most incredible pasta from tagliatelle to ravioli to tortellini. From spinach and ricotta to roast mushrooms and ricotta to pork beef mortadella prosciutto Parmesan fillings. The pasta is then cooked in simple but delicious sauces, think brown butter and sage, cream and Parmesan, pork and peas. Afterwards, we sit together for lunch and feast on our hard work. Fabulous way to spend the weekend. In addition, I had to reschedule last minute one time and Marina couldn’t have been more understanding. Thank you!

Cooking workshop review by Anna Xia

Melissa Lin Mar 2021


My partner and I attended three of Marina's classes and we had so much fun! Marina was very lovely, friendly and patient. The classes were small and personal. We particularly enjoyed having a class at Marina's house and meeting her family as well. We've definitely learned skills to use for pasta making at home. I could not recommend her classes more
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