Chef Alessio is ready to share tips and techniques for preparing a romantic Italian menu in this cooking class. Start with crostini topped with tomato concassé, basil, mozzarella and olive tapenade. Next on the menu is a rustic panzanella burrata salad filled with prosciutto, tomatoes and balsamic vinaigrette. Your entree is homemade ravioli filled with ricotta, aged Parmigiano-Reggiano and sage brown butter. End with a sweet treat of crema bruciata with bourbon vanilla custard.
With tomato concassé, fresh basil, mozzarella and olive tapenade
Panzanella Burrata Salad
With prosciutto, arugula, tomatoes, sourdough croutons and balsamic vinaigrette
With sage brown butter, ricotta and aged Parmigiano-Reggiano
Chef Alessio's pasta class was a real treat. I learned how to make the perfect ravioli, while listening to interesting food anecdotes all relating to pasta and its origins.
It was great to find out how versatile pasta really is. Different ingredients, shapes, fillings and of course sauces to go with it. Salty, sweet, boiled, roasted, fried.....the possibilities are endless. What a fun experience it was and Chef Alessio's upbringing in Italy made it that much more special and authentic.
With a portfolio spanning bespoke menus for renowned politicians and designers, coupled with extensive tenure in Michelin-starred kitchens worldwide, Chef Alessio infuses each meal and teaching session with boundless enthusiasm and captivating anecdotes. His commitment to his craft is rivaled only by his professionalism, whether orchestrating an intimate culinary encounter or delivering group class presentations. Fluent in two languages, this culinary virtuoso promises a learning experience you'll cherish.