sugo al pomodoro

Youth Class Tomato Basil Sauce 

Youth class Dec 28th 1-3pm tomato basil sauce

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Youth ages 10 and up will Join Kristin in her kitchen and learn how to make the basic and versatile sugo al pomodoro!  She will teach them basic skills on prepping the sauce and also how to cook pasta correctly. 
After they make the sauce together everyone will enjoy a full plate of pasta with their own creation!

Sugo al pomodoro is used for classic pasta; eggplant parmigiana; gnocchi w/ grated cheese; base for bean or lentil soups and even a pizza sauce if you desire! 

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class size limit 12

allergy info:  gluten, tomato, basil, garlic

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We can’t wait to share with you our Italian heritage!

Youth class Chocolate Salame

Youth Class Dec. 20th 1-3pm

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DEC 20th 1-3PM

Authentic Italian dessert perfect for the holidays!

KRISTIN will teach youth how to make this festive authentic Italian treat in her own kitchen!  Salame al cioccolato is reserved mainy for Christmas and Easter time and can be formed into the classic salame shape or dove or egg shape as well.  Served cold or room temperature this chocolate salame can be frozen for up to a month and must be stored in the freezer!


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Allergy information: contains eggs, gluten, hazelnuts, chocolate, dairy, possibly soy
CANCELLATION POLICY: 100%. Refunds up to 7 days before class

$10 fee for cancellation up to 24 hrs before class time.

24 hours before class no refund issued.

PARTICIPANT realizes that this business involves purchasing perishable foods and loss if other participants because of class size limit.

Grazie mille!

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Lemon & Sage Market June 19th 10AM-2PM

GNOCCHI w/ Butter Sage Sauce

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I am so excited to share with your teens one of our family’s favorite homemade pasta dishes:  Gnocchi!

GNOCCHI:  Soft pillow shaped, potato dumplings that are like biting into a cloud of delight!  We will be learning how to make a very simple sauce that is traditionally served on stuffed pastas that your teens will be able to make over and over again!  Salsa Burro e Salvia. 

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Our class will not only learn to cook but will also learn new vocabulary that will help them greet others in Italian and basic vocabulary of the ingredients that they will be using to cook with.

We will create and eat together the following:

Gnocchi (contains potatoes, eggs, and white flour) **not gluten free

Salsa burro e salvia (sage and butter sauce)

Insalata-organic romaine lettuce dressed with a Extra Olive Oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice dressing (made from scratch)

Limonata-Homemade lemonade

Stracciatella–Gelato, one of the most famous flavors of gelato known in Italy (contains eggs, chocolate and dairy)


All Teens will go home with the knowledge and recipes (gnocchi; salsa burro e salvia; stracciatella) to recreate this menu.

Mini Teen Camp–Gnocchi & Gelato

Pay via Paypal $55 or Pay via Venmo @buonaforchettaut $50 Sign up with a friend and receive $5 off! (I will give you $5 cash when you arrive at class the first day)


After I receive your payment within 72 hours you will receive a registration form to be filled out to complete your registration.

Grazie tutti!

We have slowed down a bit…Cute Buona Forchetta baby due in August!

I am doing more private and corporate classes right now…I limit my classes to only two a month, so contact me soon to book your event!


Book your own private event–Click HERE

Past Event–You could book something like this as a girl’s weekend, family or couple’s weekend event!

Join Kristin and David Petrucci as they create with you an authentic Italian getaway at the beautiful Yardley Inn & Spa.

They will share with you their family recipes and together with you make gourmet authentic Italian food. After which all will partake Italian family style in the warmth and comforting atmosphere only the Yardley has to offer.

Let them take you to Italy for a weekend! You will then visit Italy every time you create what you learned that weekend!


Friday Jan 25th:

4PM: Check-in–Book a massage!

6-8PM: Spaghetti aglio e olio con I gamberi–Kristin and David will demonstrate how to make their “first date dish”  we will all then eat it family style accompanied with a fresh romaine salad and finish off with and Italian dessert.

Guests are then welcome to mingle and play Italian card games and relax by the fireside or retreat to their rooms to relax.

Saturday Jan 26th:

9AM:  Breakfast served by the Yardley–Renowned house chef will prepare your breakfast for you.

FREE TIME:  Feel free to book massages, take advantage of the Yardley’s Hot Yoga room, or explore the Quaint town of Manti Utah

11-2:  Pranzo  The main affair!  We will be working alongside each other preparing hand crafted Italian ravioli.   We will then prep for our decadent Authentic Italian Feast!


Antipasti:  Bruschetta al pomodoro

Primo Piatto:  Mushroom Ravioli w/ Butter Sage Sauce

Secondo Piatto:  Pollo alla Cacciatora (chicken cacciatore)

1st Contorno:  Bell peppers Sautéed w/ olives and capers

2nd Contorno:  Insalata

Pane:  Chicken and peppers will be served with European artisan bread

Dolce:  Gelato

(Menu subject to change due to fresh ingredient availability–We try to have the freshest ingredients possible–using organic ingredients from Snuck Farms when available)


6-8PM Pasta w/ Salsa Gialla, Roast Beef and Light Salad and Italian Hot Chocolate–David and Kristin will cook and serve you a “light dinner”

Sunday, Jan. 27th

9AM Breakfast–The Yardley

Late Check Out:  You are welcome to take your time leaving.  You can pay ahead for an optional “traveling” lunch to accompany you on your way home.

Book your room now, FCFS!

Host your own private class, or corporate event!