Cooking Class with Punto di Cottura

ACS_0156

Last Friday I got the chance to take a cooking class here in Rome at Punto di Cottura. They’re a small amateur cooking school just a bit north of the Vatican. They offer many different options in classes from private groups to market tours all for a reasonable price.

In our class, we learned to make linguine, a classic tomato sauce and tiramisu.

ACS_0159ACS_0157ACS_0171

We stated with the tiramisu because it had to sit in the refrigerator for a little while before we could dig in. It was a simple and quick recipe I feel confident I could replicate again at home. Although I did mess up separating the yolks, thankfully I was able to fix it.

ACS_0172IMG_9215ACS_0175

I had made pasta before, but it was quite a few years ago and I don’t remember it going too well in the not making a total mess department. This time it went better and I was actually able to mix it all without getting egg everywhere.

ACS_0166ACS_0167ACS_0177

Honestly, I was pretty happy with how mine came out. Next, we made the sauce which was a simple mixture of pureed tomato paste, onion, garlic, olive oil and oregano. I put some hot pepper in mine after but I ended up putting too much and it got a little too spicy haha.

ACS_0161ACS_0179ACS_0162

We put everything together finally and got to have our dinner! I was so happy to finally get to eat being around all those ingredients was making me so hungry. I might have snagged a few pieces of pasta dough… I couldn’t help it, it looked so good even uncooked!

ACS_0168ACS_0170ACS_0169

Ah! The final product! It ended up tasting pretty good for a bunch of America college kids. Overall it was a really great time. The pace was beautiful and the cook instructing us was fun and very helpful. I hope I can go back again some time and learn to cook something else.

Advertisements

One Comment Add yours

  1. That looks so yummy – Tiramisu is my favorite dessert!! Looked like a really great class!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s