Fresh pasta & pesto
cooking course

DURATION
HALF DAY

EASE
MEDIUM

✓ On land

Thought and designed by Se Ghe Pensu

Language English, Italian, French, German

Course highlights

•   Prepare fresh pasta from scratch
•   Help of an expert chef
•   Create the authentic Genoese pesto

Description

Learn how to prepare the ultimate Ligurian dish during your stay in Portofino!

Fresh pasta is one of the specialties of Italian cuisine. You will make the pastry, pull it and stretch it to obtain thin lasagna. An expert and local chef will help you during the preparation giving you plenty of tips and advice to recreate the recipe at home.

Continue your activity tasting your pasta with the authentic Genoese pesto, a delicious Ligurian sauce prepared with mortar and pestle. See how basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan, pecorino cheese, salt, and olive oil will magically turn into one of the most delicious pasta toppings you have ever tried.

Other details

•   Duration of the course: Half day
•   Level of ease: Medium
•   Language: English, Italian, French, German

Locations

•   "Creattivando Art & Food", Genova
•   Terre Rosse Farmhouse, Portofino
•   Locanda la Valle Farmhouse, La Spezia
•   Agriotto Farmhouse, Savona

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This course will include:

✓   COVID-19 safety measures
✓   Local chefs and full cooking intreraction
✓   Flouring and kneading by hand
✓   Cutting ingredients by pestle and mortar
✓   All cooking equipment
✓   Courtesy water
✓   Glass of Vermentino (typical Ligurian wine)
✓   Free branded apron
✓   Insurrance cost

FULL INTERACTION
WITH THE CHEF

You will be cooking every step with the help of our Liguian local chefs.

KNEAD & FLOUR
BY HAND

We will teach you how to flour, knead and crushing ingredients by pestle and mortar.

ROUND TRIP
TRANSFER

All transfer costs are included in the price. We will arrange everything for you.

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