Each month, we bring together two simple kitchen skills to help you master one of Jamie’s classic recipes.

There’s no better way to celebrate autumn than with a comforting plate of homemade pasta – especially when it’s packed-full of sweet and nutty seasonal squash. Check out the videos below, then have a go at Jamie’s delicious squash ravioli.

HOW TO PREPARE BUTTERNUT SQUASH

Whether you’re using it in a warming, spiced pie or a savoury centrepiece, squash  is a total joy. In this simple one-minute video, Jamie shows you how to safely prepare a butternut squash or pumpkin. 

More: A complete guide to Winter squash

HOW TO MAKE PASTA SHAPES

Homemade pasta has never been so easy! This is Gennaro’s ultimate guide to preparing pasta shapes. He covers all the classics here, including ravioli.

SQUASH & RICOTTA RAVIOLI

Skill school - how to make squash ravioli

Super-creamy ricotta, rich homemade pasta and fresh seven-veg tomato sauce are the makings of something truly special. You know how to prepare the squash and shape the pasta, now try the recipe!

Fore more clever ideas in the kitchen, take look at our collection of Skill School features, or sign up to a cookery class at the Jamie Oliver Cookery School.