Steven Kiernan

Pasta Making at Home

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    $249

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    Learn in an online classroom with no more than 20 classmates. More

Course Description

Whether you’re completely new to making homemade pasta or have been dabbling in the delicious art, this course has something to inspire all.

**Course available to pre-book today - classrooms open 31 January 2022**

Steven’s Making Pasta at Home will cover a wide array of different technique and methods to help you become a pasta-making master.

He’ll demonstrate different styles of pasta dough, where you’ll learn about different flours - why is ’00 favoured in Italy, how to source great local equivalents, what’s the most important element to look for when sourcing flour, difference between stoneground vs mill rolled flours when making your dough.

Steven will also guide you through using alternative flours, including wholegrain and how eggs, olive oil and water change the dough.

Steven will then show you how to roll your dough both by hand and using a machine. He’ll guide you through the pros and cons of each before showing you how to make different pasta shapes including spaghetti, pappardelle and farfalle.

You’ll also learn how to master ravioli and other filled pastas like tortellini, as well as different seasonal filling ideas, seasonal sauces and how to use pasta as a vehicle to celebrate the seasons.

Course outline

  • Perfect pasta dough

    In this first lesson, Steven will give you an in-depth guide through making different styles of pasta dough. You’ll learn about different flours - why is ’00 favoured in Italy, how to source great local equivalents, what’s the most important element to look for when sourcing flour, difference between stoneground vs mill rolled flours when making your dough.

    Steven will also guide you through using alternative flours, including wholegrain and how eggs, olive oil and water change the dough.

  • Spaghetti and beyond – how to roll and cut your dough

    In this lesson, Steven will teach you how to roll your dough both by hand and using a machine.

    He’ll guide you through the pros and cons of each before showing you how to make different pasta shapes including spaghetti, pappardelle and farfalle.

    You’ll also learn dough problem solving skills, the best way to cook, how to dry fresh pasta and cooking techniques (why and when to add salt and oil to the water).

  • Ravioli and other filled pastas

    This lesson celebrates the art of making filled pastas such as ravioli, tortellini and agnolotti. Steven will inspire you with different seasonal filling ideas and guide you through how to cook your filled pasta successfully.

  • The sauce

    The final lesson celebrates your homemade pastas' successes with an array of seasonal sauce ideas.

    Steven will show you how to use pasta as a vehicle to celebrate the seasons with delicious recipes that are sure to become household staples.

Choose how you want to learn

  • The Expert option

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    Develop your learning further with marked assignments and personal tuition from Steven Kiernan

    • Start course anytime from January 31st 2022
    • 4 weeks tutor access for personalised assignment feedback & coaching
    • 4 assignments marked by Steven Kiernan
    • Certificate of completion
    • Online classroom with up to 20 classmates
    • 4 lessons with expert videos & notes
    • Group chat & direct message with tutor & classmates
    • Lifetime access to videos, notes & classroom
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    $249
    Start anytime from January 31st 2022
  • The Peer option

    Discover the benefits of group learning in an online interactive classroom of no more than 20 people. Get the most from shared knowledge and community study

    • Start course anytime from January 31st 2022
    • Practise what you learn with your peers
    • Online classroom with up to 20 classmates
    • 4 lessons with expert videos & notes
    • 4 course assignments
    • Group chat & direct message classmates
    • Lifetime access to videos, notes & classroom
    Learn more
    $99
    Start anytime from January 31st 2022

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    Get assignment feedback from expert tutors

    Get assignment feedback from expert tutors
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    Collaborate and chat directly to classmates

    Collaborate and chat directly to classmates

Meet Steven Kiernan

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Steven is an extensively trained chef, having worked for Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay. At Jamie’s Fifteen he developed a love of making pasta from scratch. He’s since moved to the West Country and is now the Head Chef at River Cottage HQ.

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