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Mateo has appeared on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch and BBC’s Saturday Kitchen

Pasta Masterclass featured in the The Times and Observer Food Monthly, both recommending the Warm Pasta Salad with Orzo for a weekend lunch or summer picnic

Delicious Magazine included Pasta Masterclass in their monthly booklist. ‘You’ll not be disappointed with this colourful, practical deep-dive into all things pasta… A delight’

The Mail on Sunday’s You magazine did an amazing feature on How to make your own pasta, (and how to shape it like an Italian nonna). ‘Easy-peasy pici’

Another summer recipe appeared in Waitrose magazine; tagliatelle with peas, courgette and burrata

The Pasta Man was featured in The Times Magazine Food & Drink, ‘Think you know how to cook pasta? My 15 rules’

  • The Pasta Man books

And in The Sunday Times, Lisa Markwell listed Mateo as the Instagram to Watch. ‘When not cooking for private clients in London’s West End, Mateo Zielonka loves making pasta. But oh, what pasta… The chef specialises in stunning, multicoloured spirals and parcels, pretty as a posh sweetshop counter. His posts leave the most carbo-phobic of us with mouths a-watering, watching hypnotic videos of dough being rolled into shapes. Almost too good to add sauce…’

i Newspaper, Sophie Morris ‘‘Pasta Man’ Mateo Zielonka on why making stripy spaghetti is good for the brain as well as the stomach’

Stylist magazine, ‘Pasta is the perfect companion for fresh, seasonal ingredients – and these recipes sing with sunny flavour Revel in the pleasure of making your own pasta from scratch, serve a generous portion, and if you’ve room for dessert, follow up with homemade granita. This is holiday food at its best’

Cuisine, New Zealand

The Globe & Mail, Style Advisor, Canada

‘There has been no other culinary era when the phrase “a feast for the eyes” has been so relevant to food trends. With social media dictating dinner inspiration for millions, chefs online and in real life are treating their followers and diners to dishes with visual verve. London-based Mateo Zielonka…captures this deliciously beautiful moment in his book, The Pasta Man”

The Pasta Man was also featured on,, in Australian Woman’s Weekly, Olive magazine, The Week, the Sherborne Times and Dolce Luxury Magazine

Brand Partnerships, collaborations, inspirations

  • YouTube
  • Burberry
  • Zara Home
  • Querubi Olive Oil
  • AEG
  • Blank Street Coffee
  • Kitchenaid