Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Traditional Cooking Classes: Orecchiette Pugliese Style

01/24/2017 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM ET


Cooking Class


  • $60.00


Learn the tricks and techniques to make I Piatti Della Tradizione, using all authentic Italian ingredients and recipes passed down from one generation to another. Each class will last about two hours, during which you will taste the featured dish, and take home what you make along with a recipe to replicate it in your own kitchen. Presented by Caterina Maurantonio Blanco. Limited capacity. Must register in advance and prepay. Members $50, Non-Members $60.


The little ear-shaped pasta, orecchiette, is made by rolling the dough into a long cord, which is then cut into half-inch discs, the disc is flattened with the thumb and turned to make the “little ear shape.” Have fun while learning how to make this particular kind of pasta and taste some traditional orecchiette dishes. Must register in advance and prepay. Members $50, Non-Members $60.