Italian cooking: eight noteworthy classes to try
Master your cooking skills with Italian-inspired classes that teach regional delicacies and gourmet specialties at a range of UK locations
For all the different foods available to us, the British fascination for Italian cookery shows no sign of waning. And while any mid-level cook can whip up a suitable pasta or standard risotto, a lesson from the masters can help elevate your skills.
Across the UK, culinary schools offer a wide variety of classes, which dig into regional specialities, feature celebrity chefs and highlight a range of premium ingredients and gourmet recipes. Try out one of the courses below to satisfy your passion for all foods Italian.
Venetian Countess Enrica Rocca founded her cookery school in 2002 and her daughters Charlotte and Claire oversee the London operation. Spend a full day selecting and preparing ingredients from Portobello Market or a shorter class learning how to make cicchetti, a Venetian snack, followed by a seasonal Italian pasta or risotto dish and Tiramisu.