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Cookery: Italian Cooking For Beginners



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4 hours · Self-paced
No formal qualification
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Do you want to learn to cook authentic, Italian food? Learn 20 years of Italian cooking knowledge in just a couple of hours with on-screen demonstrations and instruction from an expert! Learn how to cook Italian the way they do in Italy. Get the knowledge you need to master classic dishes like Bolognese, Spaghetti alla Carbonara, Pizza and Ravioli.

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Course Highlights

  • Cook authentic Italian favourites
  • Discover the essential Italian ingredients and their substitutes
  • Learn how to make vegetarian, vegan and gluten versions of all the featured recipes
  • Experiment with your Italian dishes

Course Overview

The course consists of video lectures, and a quiz to test and consolidate your knowledge before you head into the kitchen. This is a great chance to whet your appetite for learning, and feed yourself with the results.

Instructor Bio

Chef Azlin Bloor will guide you through all the tips you’ll need to get going. Knead your own pasta dough, make your own pesto and pick up the four main cheeses you’ll need.

Course Curriculum


  • Course Welcome

Italian Cheeses For This Course

  • A quick look at the four basic cheese we will be using

Insalata (salad) And Antipasto

  • Insalata (salad) And Antipasto Recipe
  • Insalata Caprese (Caprese Salad)
  • What is an antipasto?
  • Setting an antipasto platter


  • Pesto Handout
  • Making Pesto at home

Basic Tomato Sauce

  • Basic Tomato Sauce Handout
  • Super-quick traditional tomato sauce

Authentic Bolognese (Ragù)

  • Authentic Bolognese (Ragù) Handout
  • Intro
  • Bolognese ingredients
  • Cooking Bolognese

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

  • Spaghetti alla Carbonara Handout
  • Cooking Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Making Fresh Pasta and Ravioli

  • Downloadable Materials
  • An introduction to making fresh pasta
  • Making pasta dough at home
  • Rolling out fresh pasta
  • Ravioli Tools
  • Ricotta and Spinach Filling
  • Cooking and serving ravioli
  • Sage and butter sauce


  • Downloadable Materials
  • Making Pizza Dough
  • Rolling out the Pizza Dough
  • Pizza Margherita


  • Course Quiz

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Who is this course for?

  • Anyone who wants to learn to cook authentic Italian food
  • Those who are looking to improve their cooking skills
  • Or need extra dishes to impress!


No specific requirements, other than a pestle and mortar


Certificate of completion

Digital certificate - Included


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