Ursula Ferrigno

Italian Chef, Presenter, Teacher and Writer of 17 international books

Ursula Ferrigno learned to cook the traditional Italian way, helping her grandmother to prepare traditional family dishes.  She regularly returns to Italy for family visits and to teach cookery.

A talented chef and prolific food writer, Ursula is passionate about teaching Italian cookery to both professionals and amateurs, passing on her knowledge of regional and national dishes including freshly baked breads, including Focaccia and Ciabatta which form an essential part of any Italian meal.

Ursula has taught at renowned establishments such as Leith’s, Divertimenti and Caldesi in Ireland and has been a consultant to Café Nero for 15 years.  She has written for a number of food magazines and appeared on numerous radio and television programmes, including BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme.

Keen to share her love of all things Italian and edible, Ursula is the author of 17 international cookery books including Trattoria, Ursula Ferrigno’s Cookery Course, the New Family Bread Book and La Dolce – a book of divine desserts and sweets.

Ursula currently teaches the following classes at The Cookery School at Braxted Park.

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