Making Pasta from Scratch at Home

Take the leap into making pasta from scratch in this online class. You’ll learn about the various flours and different hydrations. We’ll cut different styles of long and short pasta with a pasta machine or by hand. We also will delve into filled pasta including different styles of ravioli. We’ll also talk about how to buy a machine and how to take care of it after use. Q&A is always welcome. You are welcome to make pasta along in this online class or just watch and learn. The list of ingredients needed will be sent prior to the class along with the Zoom link. Instructor: Diane Manteca



Start Date

August 15, 2020









Saturday, August 15 from 11am-1pm
This class will be online via Zoom. You will receive a link and information on how to connect 2 days before the class starts.

If you register the day before the class starts or the day of the class, please contact for the zoom link.

Instructors: Diane Manteca


Diane Manteca

Diane has been a professional chef for thirty three years, working in high end gourmet establishments, along with catering. She owned the Brickyard Café in Cambridge for 8 years, which was an eclectic and popular café style restaurant in the Fresh Pond area. Diane has co-authored a Zone cookbook on healthy eating and worked as a food consultant and developed recipes for a major specialty food company. Chef Diane has also cooked for fund raising events, and cookbook signings for culinary celebrities.

Diane owned Sassy River Sauces, a specialty food company, selling at Farmer’s Markets and major food establishments. She is now a personal chef with clients in metro west and the Boston area. Her teaching career spans 30 years, with Italian cooking as her specialty, along with Moroccan, African, Asian, Cuban and regional cooking from the United States. She travels to Italy often to learn regional Italian cooking and brings her knowledge back to teach her students.