Cooking Italian for Beginners
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Cooking Italian for Beginners

A basic Italian cooking course, aimed at introducing beginners to the simple art of cooking Italian.
4.5 (14 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
757 students enrolled
Created by Azlin Bloor
Last updated 6/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • will be able to cook authentic Italian recipes in their own kitchen
  • cook much loved recipes like ravioli, pizza and pesto from scratch
  • You will master the intricacies of many Italian ingredients, their uses and substitutes
  • You will be able to confidently experiment and create your own Italian dishes!
  • You will be able to create gluten free, vegetarian and vegan versions of all the recipes in the course.
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Requirements
  • No prior knowledge of Italian cooking is required as all basic and background knowledge will be provided.
  • You don't require any special equipment other than a chopper (or a pestle and mortar)
Description

Welcome to my Cooking Italian for Beginners Course!

Have you always wanted to cook Italian in your own kitchen?

And more importantly cook Italian the way the Italians cook it?

Look no further!

What you'll be getting:

  • Traditional, authentic recipes from Italy
  • Italian recipes made from scratch
  • 20 years of Italian cooking experience condensed into one course
  • an insider's knowledge on how to cook Italian

We will be going back to basics and keeping it real, you will learn how to cook and present the following confidently like a native:

  • Antipasto platters
  • Insalata Caprese
  • Fresh Pasta
  • Ravioli
  • Pesto
  • Bolognese
  • Spaghetti alla Carbonara
  • Pizza of course!

Every dish is accompanied by a detailed, step-by-step written recipe that you can download in Microsoft Word or Adobe pdf format.

So get your apron on and I'll see you in your kitchen!

Who is the target audience?
  • This Classic Italian is meant for those who are new to cooking Italian at home. This is a beginners course, getting you ready for my Intermediate one.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 22 Lectures Collapse All 22 Lectures 01:42:36
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Welcome to my Cooking Italian Course!
1 Lecture 01:38
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Italian Cheeses for this course
1 Lecture 04:22

A quick look at parmesan, pecorino, ricotta and mozarella, the four cheeses we'll be using in this course.

A quick look at the four basic cheeses we will be using
04:22
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Insalata (Salad) and Antipasto
3 Lectures 13:15
Insalata Caprese (Caprese Salad)
01:53


I'll show you just how quick and easy antipasto platters are to put together. Keep it simple or spice it up, it's all in your hands!

Setting an antipasto platter
10:06
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Pesto
1 Lecture 06:37
Making Pesto at home
06:37
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Basic Tomato Sauce
1 Lecture 04:14
Super Quick Traditional Tomato Sauce
04:14
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Authentic Bolognese (Ragù)
3 Lectures 10:34
Intro
01:14

Bolognese Ingredients
02:35

Cooking Bolognese
06:45
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Spaghetti alla Carbonara
1 Lecture 07:58
Cooking Spaghetti alla Carbonara
07:58
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Making Fresh Pasta and Ravioli
8 Lectures 37:55
An introduction to making fresh pasta
01:18

Making Pasta Dough at Home
08:49

Rolling out Fresh Pasta
08:54

I will show you just how easy it is to make raviloi at home with "specialist" tools and regular stuff you find at home.

Preview 03:37

Ricotta and Spinach Filling
02:40


Cooking and Serving Ravioli
02:01

Sage and Butter Sauce
05:20
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Pizza
3 Lectures 16:03

This is it! Probably the lecture you've all been waiting for - let's make pizza from scratch!

Making Pizza Dough
06:38

Rolling Out the Pizza Dough
04:17

Learn how to correctly make Pizza Margerita as it's made in Italy.

A great base to build up your own flavours.

Pizza Margerita
05:08

Cooking Italian for Beginners Quiz
8 questions
About the Instructor
Azlin Bloor
4.3 Average rating
41 Reviews
1,054 Students
3 Courses
Private Chef, Culinary Instructor, Presenter

I'm a Private Chef and Culinary Instructor, born and raised in Singapore, specialising in International Cuisines such as Asian, Italian and Middle Eastern. I also host live cooking shows on Google+ and YouTube.

As well as helping aspiring chefs and cooks on-site and around the world with my video and live interactive online courses, I am also a published author. My cookbook, Simply Singapore, can be found on Amazon. I also write a successful food blog.