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Orecchiette, Cavatelli, Fusilli, and Farfalle Pasta

Class Description

  • Length: 2 hours
  • Required Equipment: Anything that will create interesting textures like bamboo skewers, chopsticks, a slotted spoon, sushi rolling mat, etc.
  • Special Ingredients: Semolina Flour

This is a hands-on class that will take you through the entire process of making pasta dough to creating handmade pasta. We’ll make Orchiette, Cavatelli, Fusilli, and Farfalle shapes, then a quick “weeknight” sauce from cherry tomatoes and basil.


Pasta Dough (no egg) 50/50 or Pasta Dough (no egg) 2.0

Weeknight Cherry Tomato Sauce

Class Packet: Download (.pdf)

Pasta Shapes from Everyday Kitchen Objects!

Class Agenda

-(0:15) — If you have specific questions about equipment or ingredients, I’ll be online 15 minutes before the scheduled start. Additionally, feel free to drop in early to meet other participants. 

0:00 Introductions and Overview

Knead to Know! What goes into pasta dough?
Demo: How to mix and knead the dough

Hands-on: Dough mixing and kneading

0:25 Fusilli & Farfalle

Demo: Shaping Fusilli & Farfalle

Hands-on: Make your Fusilli & Farfalle

0:40 Orcchiette and Cavatelli

Demo: Orecchiette and Cavatelli

Hands-on: Make your Orecchiette and Cavatelli

1:00 Show & Tell

1:15 Weeknight Sauce

Demo: Preparing our weeknight sauce

1:25 Hands-on: Make your weeknight sauce & cook your pasta

1:45 Nosh! Tasting time!

1:55 Wrap up!

Actual times may vary!

Upcoming Classes

Join a group class!

Looking to join a class? Check out the calendar to see when the next class will be and to register! Each group class is limited to 10 tickets. Each ticket provides one Zoom login to the class for up to two (2) adults. If you have kids, they can join help out too, but please make sure they remain under your direct supervision at all times! Tickets are $39 each.

Create a private class!

If the published list of classes doesn’t fit your schedule, you can schedule a private class with Jeff. If you’d like to invite your friends, you can add up to 7 more Zoom attendees. Make it a party! Private classes are $275. To schedule a private class, please contact Jeff directly:

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Local Pick Up Info

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