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Summer Tour: Busiate alla Norma 6/12 & 6/13 - No Longer Available

$59
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Summer Tour: Busiate alla Norma 6/12 & 6/13 - No Longer Available

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On the Menu: Busiate alla Norma

Discover this simple, tasteful recipe that's part of Sicilian tradition. Norma sauce is fragrant with all the Mediterranean flavors. Legend says that the name “Norma” comes from an enthusiastic exclamation made by Vincenzo Bellini. The composer considered this pasta as perfect as his masterpiece!

Download all the ingredients and utensils you need to make this dish here.

This class is part of our summer "Tour of Italy" series. Save 30% when you book a 6-class pass. Check out the schedule here.

Class Description and Details

In this 1.5-hour experience, you’ll join us in the Sicilian territory where this pasta originated from. Nonna Caterina will invite you into her home and share family traditions, stories, and help you create a delicious meal using a recipe passed down through generations.  See below for our favorite wine pairing suggestion, should you be so inclined!  Every class provides a meal to a child in need. One Class, One Meal.

Ingredients and Utensils

Ingredients (2 People):

  • 2 cups of passata
  • 1  ½ cups or 250g of semolina flour
  • 1 cup dried salty ricotta (use a pecorino as a replacement)
  • 1 eggplant
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 10-12 leaves of fresh basil
  • Extra virgin olive oil (enough to fry the eggplants)
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
Utensils:
  • 1 large wooden cutting board (or a clean countertop or table)
  • 1 large cutting knife or a bread knife with a smooth edge
  • “Ferretto” (or a long wood skewer)
  • 1 fork
  • 1 large pot
  • 1 strainer
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 deep pan
  • 1 casserole dish with a splash guard
  • 1 soup plate
  • 1 grater
  • Scottex (to absorb the oil)

Pre-Class Prep

Need to purchase any utensils?  Shop our store

Last, but definitely not least- bring an empty stomach and listen to our playlist!

Suggested Wine Pairing: Nero D’avola (rosè)

What Happens After You Book Your Class?

  1. Review the shopping list of ingredients below to buy before the class.
  2. We've included a link to our Amazon store front for any cooking utensils you may need to cook with. Not to worry- we keep it simple, you probably already have all the things you need in your kitchen! 
  3. On the day of your class you'll receive a calendar invitation in your email with a Zoom link, about 50 minutes before the class starts.

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Summer Tour: Busiate alla Norma 6/12 & 6/13 - No Longer Available
Summer Tour: Busiate alla Norma 6/12 & 6/13 - No Longer Available
Summer Tour: Busiate alla Norma 6/12 & 6/13 - No Longer Available
Summer Tour: Busiate alla Norma 6/12 & 6/13 - No Longer Available
Summer Tour: Busiate alla Norma 6/12 & 6/13 - No Longer Available

On the Menu: Busiate alla Norma

Discover this simple, tasteful recipe that's part of Sicilian tradition. Norma sauce is fragrant with all the Mediterranean flavors. Legend says that the name “Norma” comes from an enthusiastic exclamation made by Vincenzo Bellini. The composer considered this pasta as perfect as his masterpiece!

Download all the ingredients and utensils you need to make this dish here.

This class is part of our summer "Tour of Italy" series. Save 30% when you book a 6-class pass. Check out the schedule here.

Class Description and Details

In this 1.5-hour experience, you’ll join us in the Sicilian territory where this pasta originated from. Nonna Caterina will invite you into her home and share family traditions, stories, and help you create a delicious meal using a recipe passed down through generations.  See below for our favorite wine pairing suggestion, should you be so inclined!  Every class provides a meal to a child in need. One Class, One Meal.

Ingredients and Utensils

Ingredients (2 People):

  • 2 cups of passata
  • 1  ½ cups or 250g of semolina flour
  • 1 cup dried salty ricotta (use a pecorino as a replacement)
  • 1 eggplant
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 10-12 leaves of fresh basil
  • Extra virgin olive oil (enough to fry the eggplants)
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
Utensils:
  • 1 large wooden cutting board (or a clean countertop or table)
  • 1 large cutting knife or a bread knife with a smooth edge
  • “Ferretto” (or a long wood skewer)
  • 1 fork
  • 1 large pot
  • 1 strainer
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 deep pan
  • 1 casserole dish with a splash guard
  • 1 soup plate
  • 1 grater
  • Scottex (to absorb the oil)

Pre-Class Prep

Need to purchase any utensils?  Shop our store

Last, but definitely not least- bring an empty stomach and listen to our playlist!

Suggested Wine Pairing: Nero D’avola (rosè)

What Happens After You Book Your Class?

  1. Review the shopping list of ingredients below to buy before the class.
  2. We've included a link to our Amazon store front for any cooking utensils you may need to cook with. Not to worry- we keep it simple, you probably already have all the things you need in your kitchen! 
  3. On the day of your class you'll receive a calendar invitation in your email with a Zoom link, about 50 minutes before the class starts.