Italian Cookery

During this 11 week course you will learn to prepare and cook a range of traditional Italian foods, dishes and desserts. You will learn how to make tasty pasta from scratch. Using dough that you make in class, you will also make your own pizzas. Other dishes will include Bolognese, Bruschetta, Pasta Bake and Tiramisu.

Participants will have the opportunity to suggest dishes that they would like to learn how to prepare. By the end of the course you will have mastered a range of skills and cooking techniques, and will be confident in cooking a range of wholesome Italian meals for yourself and your family, and get some great ideas for dinner party dishes.

Tutor Details

Valentina Rossi 
Valentina started studying cookery in the Italian famous cookery school “Il Gambero Rosso” in 2006. Following completion she joined the professional Chefs school “A Tavola con lo Chef” learning all secrets of food and its preparation specialising in pastries. She moved in Ireland in 2008 working as pastry chef in well-known Galway restaurants then moved into the capital to work in the most fine and high standards Pastry kitchens. She studied Culinary Art in DIT and set up her own food business in 2014

Past Pupils say:

“Valentina broke everything we needed to do down into small easy to follow steps, giving demonstrations for the tricky parts!
“Everything about the course was brilliant”

Thursdays 19:15 – 21:15

Cost: €140

Classes begin on January 25th 2024.

11 Weeks

Please Note: Participants will need to bring their own ingredients to class each week. Students will also be required to bring a tea towel and container to bring their finished meal home. Recipes will be given to students in advance of each class.