Simona Di Dio

As a child growing up in the south of Italy I loved watching my mum and grandma making pasta, being asked to taste the sugo before it went out to the big family table, and learning a deep love and appreciation for food; the hard work that goes into it and the cultures that surround it.

I am very excited to be able to pass on some of this knowledge, handed down through generations of my family, to students of the Margate Cookery School.

Take a class with Simona

17 May 2022

Simple pasta making with Simona & Harry from Bottega Caruso

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learn how to make fresh pasta from scratch. Simona will teach you about the flour, the dough, and make different shapes together such as tagliatelle, cavatelli and lasagne sheets, and...

22 May 2022

Filled pasta making class with Simona & Harry from Bottega Caruso, followed by a 3 course lunch

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Learn how to make the dough and filling and then how to shape different types of fresh pasta such as cappelletti, tortelli, plin, mezzelune and more. We will be eating...