Join renowned chef and restaurateur Scott Conant in a one-of-a-kind cooking experience created in partnership with TODAYFood. With Scott’s friendly guidance on a few key techniques, learn to make a variety of mouthwatering pasta dishes that are perfect for weeknight dinners or special occasions. Plus get Scott’s insider tips for making homemade pasta dough, perfectly al dente pasta and rich, luxurious sauces.
Scott starts his class with a pasta primer, giving you an insider's view on pasta and sauce pairings and fresh versus dry pasta. Then you'll learn the fine points of classic weeknight pastas Spaghetti Aglio e Olio and Pasta Puttanesca. The genius is in the details, with Scott demonstrating how to bring pasta and sauce together into a balanced dish.
Contemporary weeknight pastas are next. You'll learn Penne Alla Checca, Italy's answer to the pasta salad. Then, Scott updates classic ingredients with a Farafelle with Fried Eggplant, Ricotta and Tomato Sauce and a Seafood Paccheri with Shrimp and Guazzetto. You'll learn how to balance your sauce with pasta cooking liquid.