Italian instructor teaches students to cook

Apr 12, 2019 504

BY: Ashleigh Wilde

Many local students were taught a different kind of lesson at school this week. Cooking instructor Teresa Colors came to Crestview from Italy, where she lives, to spend the week teaching students from Richbourg Middle School and fifth-graders from Northwood Elementary how to make dishes such as pizza, pasta and ricotta gnocchi, which is like a small dumpling.

On Wednesday, the students got hands-on training on making pasta noodles. Colors kneaded and thinned the dough into sections. Then, the students took turns rolling the dough through a pasta maker. Colors offered the students a tip before they even began cooking: Use dish soap to wash their hands when cooking, instead of regular hand soap. 

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