Pasta Sauce Cooking Class in Historic Haight Ashbury
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The experience in a nutshell
Type of the event
Cooking classes, Italian
Time of the event
6:00 PM (2.5 hours)
Drinks & Beverages
A word about the experience
Learn how to make an authentic regional Italian sauces and dishes. Hands-on cooking class perfect for team building, bachelorette or birthday parties.
What to Expect: • Choose a traditional Italian pasta sauce recipe to create • Learn the history behind the dish's region and proper cooking techniques • Guests are welcome to BYOB • Dine on your dish in an eclectic San Franciscan apartment in historic Haigh Ashbury neighborhood
See the menu
Selection of cheese & charcuterie
PASTA MAIN COURSE - CHOOSE 1
Pasta All'Matriciana (Lazio region) This dish is very popular in Rome and incorporates San Marzano tomatoes with pancetta, chili flakes, red onion and Pecorino Romano.
Pasta alla Carbonara (Lazio region) The very popular and iconic dish of egg, guanciale, Parmigiano Reggiano, Pecorino Romano and pasta cooking water. I will show you how to prepare this dish in an authentic manner (no cream!) and teach you the techniques to prepare it with confidence.
Pasta alla Puttanesca (Campania region) Learn how to make this very spicy and also sweet and savory dish of San Marzano tomatoes, anchovy, pine nuts, currants, capers, chili flakes and white wine.
James' Comfort Pasta (San Francisco, based on a dish from Lazio) I created this dish as an answer to a cold and foggy San Francisco night. It is inspired by the famous pasta sauce made with vodka, tomato and cream. It's incredibly simple and yet evokes praise and admiration from all.
Pasta cacio e pepe (Lazio region) This is one of the most simple pasta dishes in all of Italy and yet it is also one of the most difficult to construct properly. I will show you the techniques for bringing this together in a flawless manner.
La Quesada - think cheese cake meets flan and super light This dish originates in the northern Spanish region of Cantabria in the town of Santander. It is a fantastic dessert.