Striped, spotted, red and green and yellow, black and white, The Pasta Man, Mateo Zielonka, makes the most spectacular, most original pasta you've ever seen. With over 55,000 Instagram followers loving his pictures and therapeutic videos of pasta-rolling, Mateo's pasta is prettier than a picture.
Now in The Pasta Man, Mateo reveals for the first time how you too can make his incredible, beautiful creations. With step-by-step "how to" sections guiding you through various shapes and effects, from spots and stripes, to 2-, 3- and even 4-colour farfalle (using all natural colouring), lasagne sheets and pappardelle, ravioli, tortellini and other spectacular filled pastas, he then offers over 40 recipes for using the pasta you've just made. All the recipes are illustrated with stunning photographs.
Be guided by a master and make your own pasta a work of art
About the Author
Mateo Zielonka, aka The Pasta Man (dubbed so by his Instafans), is chef at 180 The Strand, a collaborative studio and arts space with Soho House. He also heads up The Store X kitchen with his own pasta space. Polish-born, he has worked in London for 6 years including time at Padella and Polpo. He also teaches pasta classes. You can find some of his pasta videos on Food52, The Feedfeed and Designmilk.