Pici and fresh pasta handmade
A course to prepare pici, typical Tuscan handmade pasta
The pici are the most famous handmade pasta in Siena area. It is a type of pasta made by hand, they are similar to spaghetti but thicker, they are made by rolling the dough and rubbing it with both hands; this gesture is precisely called, in the local Tuscan dialect, “appiciare“. It is a traditional and simple recipe, easy to make, which you can learn even if you are not a good cook.
The course to prepare pici and typical Tuscan fresh pasta handmade
You will learn to make not only pici, but also Italian tagliatelle and tasty sauces for seasoning, such as meat ragout, aglione (local big garlic variety) sauce, or cacio e pepe (pecorino cheese and Pepper). Reproducing these Tuscan recipes at home will be easy, and with the advices you will receive from our local housewives, you won’t mistake; your performance will definitely be a big shot! At the end of this cooking course on fresh pasta, you will enjoy the first courses, properly paired with a glass of wine. As a small present for you, the apron of the true Tuscan Chef.
- Fresh pasta class;
- Lunch or dinner with fresh pasta;
- Apron “Valdichiana Living”
- Transportation service;
Duration: about 2.5 hours
Departure time: 11:00 am or 5:00 pm
Departure location: farm or restaurant (to be agreed) in Valdichiana Senese
Price per person: 65,00 €