Pasta Fresca with Carmela Hayes (Half Day Class)

Class details

Carmela is a passionate Italian cookery tutor and author of an Italian cookery book called Pasta Fresca. Carmella specialises in the art of making pasta known as a pastaia (specialist pasta maker).

From simple yet delicious dinner party dishes to elaborate desserts and mesmerising yet stunning pasta dishes. Carmela’s mantra is to cook all dishes within our UK seasons whilst showing and highlighting the beauty that can be made and presented from the humble Italian kitchen. Carmela’s classes will open your eyes to the wonder and possibilities that can be found within the arms of the 20 regions that embrace Italy. From the Northern regions which feature heavily the use of butter, rice, polenta, truffle and game to the southern regions which showcase the abundance of seasonal vegetables, fruits, fish, seafood, pasta and olive oil.


During this two hour workshop you will by guided by Carmela to create three sumptuous Italian Sauces and make your own fresh semola cavatelli pasta.  This is an egg free pasta made with tepid water and semola flour.

The three sauces you will create are;

Fresh seasonal pesto

Mascarpone and gorgonzola sauce

Cherry tomato sauce

Class notices

Two hour workshop.

You will take home everything you make. The sauces will serve 2 people and can be frozen. The pesto can remain in your fridge, topped with olive oil for up to 30 days.

Gift printouts available (please check the cancellation terms and conditions before purchasing as a gift).


Cavatelli Pasta Carmela Hayes Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School