Learn how to make your favorite Italian meals in this hands-on cooking class. Chef Alex will equip you with expert culinary techniques to help you master the art of Italian cuisine.
Begin by crafting traditional bruschetta with roasted cherry tomatoes and homemade ricotta. Next, prepare pappardelle pasta from scratch and toss it with a savory homemade ragu Bolognese sauce. Then, mix a refreshing arugula salad and drizzle it with a zesty handmade vinaigrette. For dessert, whip up an addictive butterscotch budino infused with white rum.
Roasted Cherry Tomato and Homemade Ricotta Bruschetta
With pancetta, crusty bread and fried basil or sage leaves
Handmade Pappardelle Pasta and Ragu Bolognese
With ground pork and beef, tomatoes, white wine and mirepoix
Arugula Parmesan Salad
With homemade shallot vinaigrette and cracked black pepper
With white rum and fresh whipped cream or homemade salted caramel
Chef Alex showed me how to make an Asian breakfast dish using rice, eggs, soy sauce and a few other ingredients. I think I will now incorporate rice into my breakfast dish line up! This turned out really yummy.
Chef Alex is a culinary creative who started an oven-ready meal program to get at-risk youth through lockdown during the pandemic. He also volunteers with Denver Housing Authority by helping create their cooking program. With experience in various concept kitchens, his skill set is vast and varied. Add to this expertise a passion for helping others cook, and Chef Alex has the perfect recipe for delicious kitchen success!