What you will do
2 hour workshop
Pasta making workshops are super entertaining for kids and adults, but are also a great way to introduce kids to healthy and tasty food.
How is the class structured?
On arrival, you will find the ingredients laid out and ready to be used. The class will kick off with some fun fact about the "Italian" and the origins of pasta. Then, I will explain what ingredients are used, where ingredients come from, where to get the best ingredients from and why to use those specific ingredients.
The workshop is entirely hands-on. After a demonstration of how to make the dough, everyone will make his/her own pasta. You can make different shapes of pasta: scialatielli, busiate, maccherroni, spaghetti, colourful pasta, tagliatelle (cut pasta) and gnocchetti.
After all the hard work, everyone gets to take the pasta home.
What do kids learn?
- How much flour and eggs we use
- How to correctly knead the pasta dough
- How many minutes you should knead the dough to obtain a smooth and elastic dough
- What kind of flours you should use for a perfect dough
- How to shape the dough to obtain the pasta -How to make colourful pasta
Extra skills for the kids:
- They find out where the ingredients come from
- They learn where to source the best organic, local and seasonal produce in your area
- They learn how to knead the dough and what ingredients to use
- They learn to focus and follow directions
- They learn new words and to measure stuff
- They learn to be organised and multi-tasking
Select a class time
None of the dates work for you? Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.
You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!
Did you know?
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
This is a Flexitime class, which means the teacher can run this class around your schedule.
Time & Location
Select a date and location you want and your teacher will get back to you to confirm their availability.
About your host, Pasta 'n Play
I am Vicky and my passion for cooking started more than 30 years ago when I used to watch my Grandmother preparing food for our family. I was not only watching but on some lucky occasions, I took part in the process. My tasks as Nonna’s assistant chef were messing around with flour and playing with the dough. I started learning like this, having fun and playing and this is how my cooking classes are. I now want to spread the passion for good and healthy food in London. I moved here 6 years ago and since then I have been feeding hundreds of people using the techniques learned from my grandmother. I have a background in tax law. I worked as a tax advisor during the week and cookery tutor during the weekend for almost three years, until pregnant when I decided to quit the office job for a more adventurous career. I decided to start my own cookery school. I tested the recipes on friends first and then started advertising the class: online, through directories and social media; on the street, with flyers and through word of mouth. The classes grew to the point where I was running them every weekend. “I enjoy it so much and it fits so well around my family. I am finally doing the job of my dreams” says Vicky. My mission is to educate people on how much fun it can be to cook together with family and friends. But the benefits don’t stop there...It also makes everyone eat healthier food! The recipes I cook are simple but extremely tasty, made only with the best ingredients. I take great care of the environment using only organic products and carefully picking my suppliers. I have a zero-waste policy in place and the use of plastic is reduced where possible. I strongly believe that everyone should have access to good and healthy food and for this reason, I am an active volunteer in the local community. I collaborate with the Camden Health Kick, a project that aims to offer free healthy activities to increase the health of the community members.
I bring all the ingredients and equipment. I am environmentally friendly therefore I recommend bringing a lunch box to take the pasta home. Let me know about vegetarian/ vegan or any allergy as soon as you book.
All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.