The Pici Pasta Making Game


Learn how to make fresh handmade pici pasta at home without the need of a pasta machine! And compete to win a FREE voucher for any in-person or virtual experience!
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2 hours


Sun. May 9

The Pici Pasta Making Game

Team up with Mom for this Mother’s Day event!

Whether you are lucky enough to be with Mom this Mother’s Day or if you’re apart, make the holiday special by teaming up with Mom for this fun virtual cooking class competition.

Your Tuscan Chef Gaia, will lead you through this delicious Pici Pasta in a Garlicky Red Sauce recipe step-by-step while Kenny the game-master will introduce a series of competitive culinary challenges along the way making sure that this virtual cooking class is not just educational but a ton of fun too!

Pici are big, thick spaghetti made with just flour and water (and are vegan too) that are a signature dish throughout Tuscany. You’ll learn to make this pasta with just your hands! No pasta machine is needed.

Throughout this class, we will award points for the winner of each challenge and the person or team with the most points will win a €100 euro gift voucher valid for any in-person on online cooking class and, of course, some hard earned bragging rights. 

So team up with Mom, even if she is too far away to cook together, and compete for the gift voucher.

Make this year’s Mother’s Day one you won’t forget!

Pici Pasta Making Class Highlights

  • Learn how to make Pici pasta from scratch without the need of a pasta machine
  • Compete virtually against other participants in a fun, relaxed atmosphere and have a chance to win a free virtual cooking class of your choice
  • Enjoy this absolutely delicious dish that has long been a staple of Tuscan cooking

What to Expect from the Pici Pasta Making Game

Be prepared to quickly master the art of machine-less pasta making and discover just how easy and rewarding it is. Have fun competing in an interactive, creative way that makes this virtual experience all-the-more immersive. 

Book your ticket now to Tuscany from the comfort of your own kitchen. Limited Availability!

To prepare for this event, you’ll need the following ingredients:

Pici Pasta (serves 2)

  • 1.5 cups soft wheat flour type 0 or, in not available, all-purpose flour
  • Durum wheat semolina for dusting
  • 0.4 cups water= 0.90 (6 tbsp) – might be a bit less or more depending on how the flour absorb the water
  • Salt & black pepper powder
  • Extra virgin olive oil (at least 2 tbsp)

Sauce (serves 2)

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 300/400 grams peeled canned tomatoes
  • 3 garlic clove
  • chili flakes/powder
  • grated pecorino cheese or parmigiano reggiano (optional)
  • fresh or dry basil (optional)

Kitchen Equipment

  • 1 mixing bowl
  • 1 pasta pot
  • 1 sauce pan
  • 1 colander
  • 1 rolling pin
  • 1 pastry board (if available)

We hope to see you virtually for this virtual Pici pasta making game!

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How this Online Cooking Class Works

  • When you book this experience you will be provided with a detailed list of all the ingredients and supplies needed to master this recipes at home.
  • You will be emailed the login in details for joining this Zoom meeting- if you don’t have Zoom you will need to download Zoom for free.
  • This class is interactive and engaging – creating a warm, friendly (and slightly competitive) atmosphere that makes asking questions and receiving feedback very easy
  • The experience will end and you will then be able to indulge in the dish you just created.
  • You will receive a detailed recipe by email after the class has finished


Meet Some of Your Virtual Hosts!

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