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A masterclass in handmade vegan ravioli
You know lockdown is truly over in Melbourne when Drool begins its roster of interactive cooking experiences in person!
Drool will be running a series of in-person cooking experiences in March, including a handmade vegan pasta class on Sunday, March 14 at The Fitz Café & Rooftop in Fitzroy. This will be a masterclass in how to make vegan-friendly ravioli, hosted by Melbourne's own vegan Italian food expert Nadia Fragnito.
Join Drool and Nadia Fragnito for a vegan 'pasta class' this month!
This will be an exciting, hands-on class when guests get to make their own ravioli with a vegan spin on a traditional recipe. You don't need egg yolk and ricotta cheese in this class. With a few ingenious tricks and a selection of plant-based ingredients, you'll be able to create tofu ravioli from scratch that will rival any non-vegan version. Nadia will take you through the steps that will wow the traditionalists, and show you how to pair your ravioli with a homemade Pomodoro and Basil Sugo; an authentic Italian tomato-based sauce.
Learn how to make this vegan spin on an Italian traditional favourite
Nadia has previously appeared in some of Drool's online classes during the 2020 lockdown when she hosted classes in how to make gorgeous vegan tiramisu and spaghetti carbonara via Zoom.
Nadia has appeared on the television series The Chef's Line, and more recently on the Channel 10 afternoon show Freshly Picked with Simon Toohey. A passionate vegan Italian cook, recipe creator and writer, Nadia has held regular vegan Italian cooking classes, demonstrations and pop-up nights around Melbourne. Her debut cookbook Discovering Vegan Italian sold out in many bookstores in Melbourne, and she is currently working on her hotly anticipated follow-up publication.
Let Nadia teach you the basics as well as some exciting vegan Italian cooking tricks
If you want to learn how to make memorable vegan Italian food, or even refine your existing cooking skills, then book in for this fun event. Drool's culinary experiences are accessible, affordable and suitable to all skill levels.
This hands-on class will run for two hours from 5.00pm to 7.00pm. Tickets are $69.00 per person and you'll receive all ingredients, aprons and recipe cards on the day. Those who book will need to comply with COVID-19 restrictions applicable to the date of the class including wearing a mask. This is also a class for those who are 18 years old and over; bookings are essential. Head to the Drool website to book or learn more.