From Spaghetti to Macaroni - An Italian Pasta Cooking Class

Local Product
3:0 Hours
Professional Chef
Italian and English


  • Professional Kitchen
  • Personalized Attention
  • Hands-On Experience
  • All Materials Provided
  • 4 Course Meal
  • 3 Fine Wines

Discover the Art of Machine Pasta and Stuffed Pasta in the Heart of Florence

Join us at Mama Florence's culinary studio for an enriching and hands-on cooking class where you'll learn the intricate techniques of making Pasta Estrusa (extruded pasta) and Pasta Ripiena (stuffed pasta). Nestled in the vibrant streets of Florence, our class offers a deep dive into the craft of traditional Italian pasta making, including the use of specialized pasta machines and storage methods. 

Master the Delicate Art of Pasta Making with Mama Florence

Pasta making is a hands-on experience that requires knowledge and skill. Whether you're new to pasta or a seasoned pro, our classes will share the best pasta-making techniques, recipes, and tips to help you master this delicate culinary craft. Our classes offer a truly authentic experience, led by our head chef, who hails from Florence, Tuscany, and speaks fluent English.

Your Pasta Shapes Culinary Adventure:

  • Pasta Estrusa Mastery: Unveil the secrets of extruded pasta, exploring various shapes and textures that can be achieved using a pasta extruder. Understand the science behind dough consistency and the mechanics of pasta machines.
  • Pasta Ripiena Techniques: Delve into the world of stuffed pasta, learning how to prepare a range of fillings and perfectly seal them in handmade pasta shells. We cover everything from classic ricotta and spinach to more creative and seasonal fillings.

What’s included in your Colored Pasta Cooking Class

  • Hands-on cooking class with a professional chef
  • Preparation of an appetizer, two pasta shapes with sauces, and a dessert 
  • A full meal of prepared dishes with seated table service
  • Locally sourced, sustainable and organic ingredients
  • A Prosecco break
  • Two glasses of fine Italian wine during your meal
  • Recipes of all the dishes you’ve prepared emailed to you after the class
  • Class duration, including meal, is approximately 3.5 hours
  • 22% VAT tax

A Pasta Experience Perfect For:

  • Food enthusiasts interested in the technical aspects of pasta making.
  • Home cooks and culinary students seeking to deepen their knowledge of pasta machinery and storage.
  • Anyone looking to explore the diverse world of Italian pasta in a dynamic, hands-on setting.

Embark on a Pasta Making Adventure with Mama Florence:

Our Pasta Estrusa & Pasta Ripiena Cooking Class is more than just a cooking lesson; it's an immersive experience in the heart of Italian culinary arts. Learn the techniques, enjoy the process, and savor the results in a class that blends tradition, innovation, and passion.

Reserve your spot today for a journey through the delightful and diverse world of Italian pasta!

Discover the Finest Fresh Pasta Ingredients

Our culinary experts advocate for selecting the ideal flour type specific to each pasta variety, ensuring unparalleled texture and taste. We also meticulously choose eggs based on size and freshness, essential for enriching the pasta's flavor, whether the recipe calls for them or not. In our class, you'll master the art of crafting exceptional pasta, with or without eggs, shaping your preferred pasta forms and concocting superb fillings and sauces to enhance your homemade creation. Conclude your culinary journey by savoring your own pasta dish, complemented by a carefully chosen glass of Italian wine. Get ready for an unrivaled pasta-making experience in Florence, the epitome of Authentic Italian Cuisine.

Here's what you can expect when stepping in one of our authentic Florentine kitchens.

Enjoy a Full Meal with Your Prepared Dishes

Learn the art of sauce preparation and discover the perfect pasta shapes to maximize flavor and create an irresistible pasta experience. Our classes will teach you to match pasta with the proper sauce, ensuring each noodle is perfectly coated for a deliciously saucy experience.

Our Cooking Classes Are Great for Kids, Too

Bring your little ones along! Children ages six and up can join our pasta and pizza-making classes with adult supervision. Our authentic Italian cooking classes are great for all ages.

What do you Wear to a Pasta Making Class?

For the class, it is important to have long hair tied back and wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes. As the session involves standing and cooking for the majority of the time, it's essential to be at ease during the process. To ensure everyone's safety and proficiency, customers will receive a thorough demonstration of knife skills at the beginning of the class.


We recommend arriving approximately 10-15 minutes prior to class

No, you do not need to bring any tools or resources; all the materials, tools, and ingredients needed for the courses will be provided by the school and are included in the fee.

Class duration, including meal, is approximately 3.5 hours

Yes, you will be eating the dishes you prepared after about 2 hours of preparation. For the menu structure please check the class description.

It is essential that you email us ahead of time with any food allergies or preferences you may have so we can let you know if we can accommodate them. We will not be able to accommodate special dietary needs without notice on-spot because ingredients and setting are prepared in advance.

Yes, all joinable classes are suitable for kids 6 and above as long as they are under parent supervision. Pasta and Pizza classes are the most suitable. If you are taking a private class we can accommodate also younger children but we will need to know in advance.

Recipes of all the dishes you’ve prepared emailed to you

A tasting of Prosecco and two fine Italian wines during your meal

Pictures are allowed and encouraged! Our instructors love it when you feel that a dish is camera worthy, so please click away!

Please read our cancellation policies. To cancel please write to [email protected]

Comfortable clothing and shoes (you’ll stand up while cooking). Rings and bracelets need to be removed during preparation. If you have long hair please tie it.

No previous experience is required! We encourage you to ask questions if there is something you don’t understand.
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