Artisan Pasta Making Class

Learn the traditional art of making authentic Italian pasta at this cooking class in London

3 hours Class size 1 to 5 (public classes), 2 to 10 label £65

If you've got a passion for pasta, come along and broaden your horizons at this London pasta making class! Led by Silvana, a Naples native and a true pasta aficionado, you'll learn the dying art of making incredible pasta from scratch, completely by hand.

While we enjoy a wide variety of pasta in the UK, there's a whole world of different shapes available in Italy just waiting to be discovered at this fun, laid-back cooking class. Silvana will share with you the best techniques to recreate these tasty, traditional pastas, all done completely by hand — no machine required!

You'll learn how to blend flours according to the type of pasta you're making, the best kneading techniques for pasta dough, and how to pull and handle the dough into shape. While your pasta cooks, you'll also pick up some tasty secrets on how to cook perfectly al dente pasta every time, how to make a simple yet delicious sauce to go with your dish, and what to look for in the supermarket next time you're shopping for pasta.

Finally, you'll sit with your fellow pasta prodigies and enjoy the fruits of your labours together with a sit-down meal, the perfect end to a fascinating celebration of all things pasta!

What you'll get
All the equipment and ingredients to make traditional pasta and sauce by hand, which you'll enjoy after the class
What to bring
  • An apron — pasta making can get messy!
  • You're also welcome to bring your own bottle of wine or other drink to enjoy with the meal.
Suitable for

This class is perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hen do, team building activity, stag do or Christmas party.

This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 8 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or Xmas gift.

The Pasta Artist is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had a continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss of or change in their normal sense of taste or smell, in the last 14 days.


39 Windmill Road, Brentford, TW8 0QQ, England

Your teacher
The Pasta Artist
The Pasta Artist

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Ciao! I'm Silvana and I'm a 4th generation artisan pasta maker from Naples. My passion is to teach the dying art of making pasta entirely by hand, saving rare pasta shapes from disappearing and helping pasta lovers to recreate the authentic Italian experience, teaching techniques passed down to me by my family.

My grandma has taught me everything I know, started training me when I was a teeny weeny 5-year-old. She's been my only teacher for 17 years, allowing me to earn first hand experience in her small pasta factory. I can't wait to pass these traditional techniques on to you with my pasta making classes in London and online!

In July 2017 I was featured on BBC2's "Inside the Factory" as a pasta expert, during spring and summer 2019, I've held pasta-making demonstrations in Harrods, and my recipes are featured on The Local Italy.

Verified reviews

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Omar Heraki Oct 2021

Silvana was great :) Very intimate and cozy setting; right in her kitchen! Silvana obviously knows what she is doing; while we were cooking pasta from scratch, she took us on history lesson about the origin of pasta and its different varieties. Loved the experience! Highly recommended.

Cooking workshop review by Omar Heraki

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