Kosher Traditional Italian Rice

What to expect
  • Discover the incredibly rich tradition of Italian rice dishes
  • Enjoy a tasty Italian dinner highlighting the small grain instead of the noodle
  • Devote an evening learning about the nuances behind delicious Italian rice dishes with accomplished Italian food writer, Alessandra Rovati
When it comes to Italian cuisine, pasta is invariably the first food that comes to most people’s minds. But did you know that Italy has an equally rich and delicious tradition of cooking rice? In fact, some of Italy’s most famous dishes feature rice instead of pasta. Creamy risotto, savory arancini, custardy budino -- all classic Italian, all delicious, all of them made with rice. Join The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts and Italian food writer & lecturer Alessandra Rovati for one delicious evening devoted to rice in the Italian tradition.
Key Highlights
Price $90.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Born and raised in Venice, Alessandra Rovati is a Jewish Italian cuisine expert and the creator, writer, and photographer behind the Italian food blog Dinner in Venice. Her articles and recipes have appeared in many newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Forward, Hadassah, Joy of Kosher, The Jewish Week, and a variety of international publications from Russia, to Italy to Australia. Alessandra has been a featured guest on a variety of television and radio programs and has spoken at universities and cultural institutes.

Note: This class will be held at The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts' Manhattan location at the Ramaz School (114 E 85th St). For details on kosher standards, see
Cancellation made at least one week in advance of the class will be granted a full refund. Credit towards another class will be given for cancellations made less than a week but more than 48 hours in advance.

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