Chef Alessio is ready to share sweet secrets for preparing amazing authentic desserts in this cooking class. Start with a salty crostini topped with tomato concassé, stracciatella cheese, arugula and olive tapenade. Next on the list is a coffee-infused tiramisu with dark rum-whipped mascarpone, espresso lady fingers and bitter cocoa. A decadent cannoli with chocolate chips, creamy ricotta, candied fruit and crunchy pistachios is next. Finish with a traditional Sicilian Modica chocolate.
With tomato concassé, stracciatella cheese, arugula, extra virgin olive oil and olive tapenade
With dark rum whipped mascarpone, espresso lady fingers and bitter cocoa
With chocolate chips, ricotta, candied fruit and pistachios
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.