Introduction to pasta - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is open to anybody who wants a guided introduction to the world of pasta making.

This is a new course and makes use of the incredible facilities of the Quantock Restaurant. The day will be packed full of hands on workshops, learning how to make a variety of pastas including filled pasta, broken up with a lunch made by the group.

The course will start with a basic pasta dough workshop where we will discuss different techniques and ingredients while we make a dough which will be used to create different cuts of pasta and filled pasta to takeaway. We will then work on lunch which will be homemade gnocchi with a classic sauce. The afternoon will be packed with pasta rolling. Different cuts and shapes, along with making stuffed pasta including the filling. We will finish up by tasting your own made pasta, packing your extras up with a little recipe book so you can continue to perfect your technique from home.

Course fee includes all the ingredients and refreshments on the day.

Assessment Methods

There will be full instruction on how to create all of the products and also a little recipe book to take home so you can carry on perfecting your technique.

Course Summary

Course Title Introduction to pasta
Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Attendance Requirements One day
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We work in the Quantock Restaurant which offers a range of services from breakfast buffets to gourmet evenings. This means we’re able to practice our skills in a professional kitchen and front of house environment, and prepare ourselves for the industry.

Ruth Northcote-Brewer

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