September 25: Scialatielli (with pasta machine) class

Join us for this class on: Saturday, September 25

10:30am PT / 1:30pm ET / 7:30pm Italy

During this class, we’ll make Scialatielli pasta, a handmade pasta traditionally from the Amalfi coast. It was created by chef Enrico Cosentino in the 70s who was awarded for his invention with the prestigious International Entremetier Chef prize.

We’ll make the dough together, mixing milk and flour (yes, milk instead of water!) and add fresh basil leaves to give a special aroma to the pasta. The shape is like fettuccine, but shorter and thicker and can be easily made with a pasta machine or a rolling pin.  

A typical summer pasta, usually seasoned with seafood, it’s also excellent with any vegetables or meat sauce. For the class, we’ll use grilled eggplants and fresh tomatoes while they’re in season. 

The term “scialatielli’’ means “to mess” in the Neapolitan dialect and it refers to the pasta’s resemblance to tangled hair. Let’s make messy pasta together!

Key Ingredients

00 double zero flour
– egg
– basil
– mozzarella and parmigiano or pecorino cheese
– eggplant
– cherry tomatoes


When are live cooking classes held?

Online classes will be twice per month on Saturdays, around lunch time in the United States, dinner time in Italy. Our schedule allows for mainland U.S. time zones to participate around lunch time, while it’s evening in Italy. Classes start 10:30am PT / 1:30pm ET / 7:30pm Italy and go for 60-90 minutes.

How much does each class cost?

A la carte classes are $36 per device. Want to save 35% on live classes? Learn about becoming a Chicca’s Cooking Club member.

When will I know what ingredients to purchase for the classes?

The full recipe and list of ingredients for each class are already published on each Class page, so you can start to prepare for future classes as soon as you enroll. You will also receive a shopping list by email about one week in advance, with a reminder the day before class.

When is the latest I can enroll in a class?

Enrollment will stay open until the last minute. However, for the best experience, we recommend enrolling at least 24 hours in advance – and even further in advance if you need extra time to shop for ingredients. Additionally, important instructions will be sent out the day before each class.

What if I miss a live cooking class or have to leave early?

Participants will have access to video recordings of any class they purchase. That way you can watch the replay (and cook) whenever is most convenient for you.

How does it work? Do I need a special program to participate in the membership?

Cooking classes will be held on Zoom. This requires a quick and easy download, but you do not need a special Zoom account to participate (we’ll send all the instructions on how to use Zoom if you register for a class)

Class information and video replays will be hosted on this website. You will set up a password to access your class page when you enroll.

Important, class communications will be sent out via email.

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