Baking Class: Italian Easter Desserts – SOLD OUT

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019, 6:00–9:30 PM | $90 + Taxes

Join Anna Sottile for a fun, informative, hands-on baking class, where we’ll make some of Italy’s best-loved Easter sweets! 

Probably the most iconic Easter confection is the delectably fragrant pastiera, a Neapolitan crostata that traditionally takes up to three days to prepare! Luckily there’s a way to shorten the process so we can make it from scratch during the class, and take some home to enjoy the next day – when the flavours have settled and the pastiera tastes even better. 

Anna will also show you how to make a traditional Easter sweet bread and a lemon-flavoured biscotto that’s a Sottile family favourite this time of year. 

Recipes We’ll Make During the Class

Pastiera – A creamy, aromatic crostata (pie) made with slow-cooked wheat berry, ricotta, eggs, sugar, spices, and scents, and (optional) candied fruit

Cuculi – Typical Southern Italian Easter sweet bread interwoven with decorated hardboiled eggs

Anginetti – Traditional “lemon twist” cookies

A few more things …

A light, buffet style meal will be served during the class

Wine will be available for sale by the glass. Or you can bring your own – $15 corkage fee applies


Please note:

  • We will do our best to accommodate dietary needs – please contact us before booking
  • No refunds after purchase. Exchanges permitted up to 3 days prior to the event.
  • Tickets to Cucinato events are transferable.