February 27, 2015

Handmade Pasta: My Skillshare Class is Live!

Handmade Pasta: My Skillshare Class is Live!


Finally, my dream of being an instructor on Skillshare has come true! Last weekend I wrote, filmed, performed in, and edited my very own twenty-minute class on how to make, you guessed it, handmade pasta. I used two DSLR cameras and my iPhone as a mic, placed out of frame and then synced up the audio later. It’s surely low budget (the second DSLR was a lucky addition, thanks mom!), but the class has a lot of heart and I tried to pack in everything I’ve learned over the past few years.Skillshare3

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Here’s a preview of what the class looks like on Skillshare. There are five videos that are part of the class, and two bonus demos of me making two types of pasta without voiceover (tagliatelle and farfalle). In this class, you’ll learn how to mix dough, knead it, and use a pasta maker to roll it out and cut it into strips

Handmade Pasta on Skillshare

You’ll also learn a little about different pasta gadgets, from a sifter to a fluted pastry wheel, and different types of pasta machines you may encounter.

Handmade Pasta on Skillshare

Handmade Pasta on Skillshare

It’s a very general class, doesn’t go into the specifics of dough components and the science of why this food works—that’s for a later class. Right now, you learn how to just make the dough, and then from there you can extrapolate and create all kinds of shapes.

Handmade Pasta on Skillshare


For the intermediate level, I want to teach students how to make stuffed pastas, like tortellini and ravioli, and use different natural additives to make all kinds of crazy colors (green, red, yellow, black, etc). That one will be so fun!

Handmade Pasta on Skillshare


Want to try the class out for free? Use the code


to sign up here, and let me know what you think!

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