Craft Your Own Dish: Pasta-Making Class at Piazza Navona

Discover the art of crafting Italian pasta at home guided by local chefs. Immerse yourself in a delightful, hands-on session, indulging in complimentary bruschetta and beverages in the renowned Piazza Navona.

45.89 $

Pasta Making Class

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Included in the price:

  • The cooking classes are held by our local young chefs, who teach our guests how to do handmade Fettuccine pasta (or some prefer Tagliatelle actually).
  • Then, the restaurant staff servers the pasta to the guests, who can enjoy their delicious handmade Italian pasta with a view over the main area of the Piazza Navona.
  • Our cooking classes are held on Rome's most iconic square, the Piazza Navona, in a historic restaurant, Ristorante Tucci.
  • With the class of simple pasta making we also give our an option to our guests on picking their own sauce. The pasta with the order on the chosen sauce is taken to the kitchen to be prepared, while our guests are seated with a glass of wine/beer/soda and bruschetta as an appetizer.

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Duration 2 hours: Check availability to see starting times.

Instructor: English

Rome: Piazza Navona Pasta-Making Cooking Class

Learn the art of crafting authentic Italian pasta in the heart of Rome, at the renowned Piazza Navona. Immerse yourself in a hands-on experience guided by local chefs, indulging in complimentary bruschetta and drinks amidst the charming ambiance.

About this Activity

Embark on a culinary journey to master the art of handmade Italian pasta. Join our Fettuccine-making cooking class in Rome, conducted by expert chefs. Delve into the secrets of perfect pasta while enjoying the Italian lifestyle and connecting with fellow participants. The experience includes preparing Fettuccine pasta, cooking it, and savoring it with a sauce of your choice.

Set against the backdrop of our restaurant overlooking Piazza Navona and its renaissance fountains, relish appetizers such as bruschettas and included drinks as part of the class fee. Connect with other travelers and make lasting memories with our pasta class in Rome.


  • Location: Ristorante Tucci, Piazza Navona
  • Instruction by local chefs
  • Handmade Fettuccine pasta (or Tagliatelle)
  • Option to choose your own sauce
  • Wine/beer/soda and bruschetta as an appetizer

Not Suitable for:

  • Vegans
  • People with gluten intolerance

Meeting Point: Inside Ristorante Tucci. Please arrive on time as the class is not private, and a delay of more than 10 minutes cannot be accommodated.

Important Information: Once guests arrive, ask the restaurant staff to guide you to the cooking class.

Save up to 25%: From lei 288.35 to lei 216.27 per person.

Customer Reviews:

Overall rating of 4.7/5 based on 390 reviews. Reviews highlight the entertaining pasta-making experience, friendly instructors, and the delightful setting of Piazza Navona.

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First Steps in Pasta Making: Secrets of Italian Pasta

Embarking on the journey of pasta making is like diving into the heart of Italian culinary artistry. From the rustic simplicity of a perfectly crafted spaghetti to the delicate intricacies of handmade ravioli, the world of pasta is a canvas waiting for your creative touch. Let's explore the secrets that make Italian pasta a gastronomic masterpiece.

The Essentials: Ingredients

The foundation of any great pasta dish lies in the quality of its ingredients. Traditional Italian pasta requires durum wheat semolina, eggs, and a pinch of salt. The simplicity of these elements is what allows the flavors to shine through. Opt for the best quality eggs and durum wheat for an authentic taste.

The Art of Kneading

Kneading the dough is where the magic begins. It's not just about mixing; it's about creating the perfect texture. Your dough should be elastic and smooth, a result achieved through a harmonious blend of time, effort, and technique. Don't rush this step; let the dough tell you when it's ready.

Rolling it Right

Once your dough is perfected, the next step is rolling it into the desired shape. Whether you choose the classic spaghetti or opt for a more intricate shape, invest in a good pasta machine. The precision it provides ensures your pasta cooks evenly, promising that ideal al dente bite.

The Secret of Sauces

Italian pasta is not just about the noodles; it's about the symphony of flavors created by the marriage of pasta and sauce. From the simplicity of aglio e olio to the richness of a Bolognese, choose sauces that complement and elevate your pasta. Balance is key.

Timing is Everything

Perfect pasta demands perfect timing. Cooking times may vary depending on the type and thickness of your pasta. Keep a close eye on the pot, and taste for that magical moment when your pasta achieves al dente perfection. Overcooked pasta is a tragedy best avoided.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I use all-purpose flour instead of durum wheat semolina?

A: While all-purpose flour can be used, durum wheat semolina is preferred for its higher protein content, which contributes to the ideal pasta texture.

Q: How do I store homemade pasta?

A: After drying thoroughly, store your homemade pasta in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. For longer storage, freezing is an option.

Q: Can I make pasta without a pasta machine?

A: Absolutely. While a pasta machine provides precision, pasta can be rolled and shaped by hand. It might take more effort, but the results can be equally delightful.

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390 reviews

I missed the event due to a one-hour flight delay. When I finally arrived at the restaurant, one hour late, they refused to welcome me. I reached out to the app for assistance or rescheduling, but they were unhelpful. A significant waste of my money.

Abdullah – Saudi Arabia

I really wanted to enjoy this experience. I was excited to learn, but the energy was off, and it didn't feel welcoming. Not a fan. The class was not enjoyable, and the food quality was low.

traveler – United Kingdom

It was too expensive for what it offered. Only 20 minutes of cooking, and it was over. We only made pasta without sauce, nothing else. The food was good, but the value wasn't there.

YOGA – Israel

Honestly, I expected more from the class in terms of organization, preparation, and dynamics. I did not enjoy it.

traveler – Germany

The cooking class itself was fantastic; the instructor was perfect. However, the staff after the class, during the meal, was rude and slow. I asked for items that I never received, and when I requested a beer instead of wine, I got the smallest beer available.

traveler – Australia