A self-confessed Italophile, Betty has dedicated years of her life to learning Italian regional cuisines, and now runs FICO, a Mediterranean-inspired catering company.
Taking her culinary inspiration from living and cooking in Sicily, Bologna and northern Italy, Betty’s delicious food is seasonally focused, thoughtfully sourced and beautifully presented.
During her class at Mercato Metropolitano, Betty will guide you through crafting a Pugliese feast, inspired by her time cooking her way around Salento and the Itria Valley.
The menu will highlight the region’s outstanding vegetables, ancient grains, cheeses and world-class olive oil, while teaching you valuable techniques in pasta shaping and gelato churning! Dinner will be served on Betty’s range of Pugliese splatterware ceramics, designed with artisan potters from the region.*
Wednesday 25th March | MM’s Community Kitchen | 6-8.30pm
* Bring a container with you if you’d like to take home any left-over food!
Betty’s website: https://www.ficobybetty.com
Betty’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/fico_by_betty/
MM is inviting people, companies and policymakers across London, the UK and the world to join the movement to change food culture in the country. This is an open invitation for people who believe in:
Healthy, sustainable, living food made with rural, artisanal practices
Supply chains that prioritise quality over price and make good, healthy food available
The importance of community in cities across the world, starting with London
KEEPING THE COMMUNITY GOING
Our Elephant & Castle and Mayfair food markets are temporarily closed.
However, in line with our business focus on our communities, we will operate the Deli/Market in each of the sites from 9am to 9pm, where local residents will be able to buy general groceries (take away only).
We wish all our community members, visitors and their families the best health and wellbeing during this unprecedented time and we are confident that the UK will be back in shape very soon. Thank you for continuing to support us!
Chief Executive Dreamer