Trastevere Pasta Making Class: Fettuccine and Maltagliati

Head to Rome’s trendiest food district to try your hand at authentic pasta making (and eating!)

Travel Flexibly 5 / 5 See All 6 Reviews · 2.00h · Rome, Italy

Staying in Trastevere and hoping to find a cooking class last minute? Look no further! Where better to learn authentic Italian cooking than in the heart of Trastevere—Rome’s bustling food district. You’ll hand-craft your fettuccine and maltagliati from scratch, and that sweat you put into kneading the dough will be well worth it when you taste your own homemade pasta. You’ll never go back to Olive Garden after you’ve tasted true Italian pasta made from scratch!

  • Fettuccine in Trastevere
  • Tips from a local chef
  • Mix up your dough
  • Perfect your pasta
  • Cut those strips
  • Admire your work
  • Taste the flavor
  • Enjoy lunch

You’ll meet your friendly chef and fellow students in Trastevere, not far from Ponte Garibaldi. You’ll learn about the simple ingredients that make such memorable foods, not to mention the many different types of pasta you could cut from your rolled-out dough. So, tie that apron on, wash your hands, sip that wine, and get to kneading!

Trastevere Pasta-Making Class Description

Your 2-hour Trastevere cooking experience includes:

  • Hands-on instruction from professional chefs

  • Use of professional cooking equipment

  • Homemade pasta meal with a choice of sauces

  • A glass of wine or soft drink

  • Coffee or limoncello to culminate your meal

  • Maximum group size of 18

Fresh Fettuccine Pasta

The secret to Italian cooking is to use fewer ingredients than you’d think. And that holds true for making pasta. Great pasta is all about the freshness and the techniques, and you’ll be taught by a chef who knows all the tricks.

Mix, knead, stretch, and roll that dough before learning about all the different types of pasta you could cut from it. You’ll try the classic maltagliati that’s basically all the “unwanted” pieces that work so well in a tasty soup or pasta. Of course, you’re here for fettuccine, so that’s what you’ll focus on.

You’ll feel a thrill when you lift that knife and the fettuccine unfolds into beautiful strands of pasta dough! Remember to snap a pic of your accomplishment!

Handmade Pasta Deliciousness

Whether you’re here for lunch, afternoon snack, or dinner, you’ll certainly want to enjoy eating what you’ve made! So choose your favorite sauce like amatriciana, cacio e pepe, or tomato with basil, then head to your table and get to know your fellow travelers while you wait and sip your wine or soft drink.

When your pasta arrives, you’ll savor each bite, knowing how hard you worked to get that pasta just right. Celebrate with your new-found friends as you dine in Trastevere.

What you get with this tour
Hands-on instruction from professional chefs
Use of professional kitchen and equipment
Homemade pasta meal with a choice of sauces
A glass of wine or soft drink
Coffee or limoncello to culminate your meal
Maximum group size of 18
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20 October 2023
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Regina Mcnelis

Fun night - great location!!

Did Not Disappoint!
20 October 2023
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Annastasia Teer

We took the homemade pasta making class, and it was the absolute best experience! Our teacher was great, there was a family of 6 and another couple, plus us - perfect size group. We were able to eat what we made, there was a glass of wine and a dessert drink provided. In nearly two weeks visiting, this was my favorite thing we've experienced. The restaurant/store is off the beaten path, but close to the main street. They have patisserie items, food items to go, candies, coffees, wines, and a full restaurant. Next time we are in Italy, we will absolutely be back!

Wonderful class!
01 September 2023
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Sonja Shabazz

Great class, wonderful teacher. Can't wait to go home and make fresh pasta for my family.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

Just a healthy appetite and a camera to capture those pasta-making moments.

What to bring?

Just a healthy appetite and a camera to capture those pasta-making moments.

What if I have special dietary requirements?

Please contact us after booking to let us know your requirements. We’ll work with our partners to accommodate your needs.

Can I bring my children to this cooking class?

Of course, kids love this Rome experience! They have to skip the wine, of course, but otherwise they can join in like everyone else.

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

No, this tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Rome.

Can I still come if I don't drink alcohol?

Yes, you're welcome to come! You’ll be offered water or a soft drink instead of wine, if you prefer.

Do I have to have experience?

Nope! This is a great class for anyone at any skill level who just wants to make Italian classics with instruction from an Italian chef.

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