Master the Art of Fresh Pasta

Carmela Sophia Sereno

Published 13 October 2022 £10.99


Learn how to make fresh pasta for every occasion with this essential guide by pasta-making expert Carmela Sereno.


Whether you prefer to use a pasta machine or craft your dough by hand, you’ll learn how to turn even the most basic pasta dough into a variety of shapes and stunning designs using stripes, spots and delicate herbs. Beginners and expert pasta enthusiasts alike will be amazed at the range of pasta explored in this book, with dishes selected to delight not only with their exquisite taste but also by their beautiful and varied appearance. You will learn how to make:


– Linguine with Anchovy and Grape

– Asparagus Gnocchi

– Crab and Saffron Ravioli

– Green Ravioli Parcels with Burrata and Pine Nuts


Carmela will teach you how to mix flours, knead, store and shape your pasta. Pasta Fresca is full of incredible, versatile recipes that take inspiration from the twenty distinct regions of Italy. Whether you want to create fresh pasta from scratch or use up the dried pasta from your store cupboard, the recipes in this book will leave you satisfied.



Carmela Sereno is an Italian food writer and cookery tutor. She was raised on a small farm in the north of Bedfordshire. Her family originates from the regions of Puglia and Molise, in southern Italy.


Today, Carmela lives in a small Northamptonshire village with her four children and husband where she balances her family life with her work as an Italian food writer and author, cookery tutor, chef and recipe developer.