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.
Pasta is a serious business. Families hold on to traditions and recipes for generations and it's not every day that a modern twist is accepted by pasta lovers. So it's quite an achievement that Instagram chef Mateo Zielonka has garnered a following of thousands with his innovative and bold new recipes. Finally, these recipes have been shared with the world in his debut cookbook The Pasta Man. * Luca, Better Read Cooks *