The commenters on the Italian article were less generous: "Return to the USA to eat hamburgers & chips from [McDonald’s],” one said.
Taking the opportunity to teach the young women a valuable lesson about pasta making -- though probably a bad lesson about learning from one's mistakes -- Florentine chef Fabio Picchi stepped in to offer four hours of free cooking lessons at one of his restaurants.
“They will have lunch in our restaurant with two of my extraordinary cooks,” he said to La Nazione, as translated by Munchies. “They will teach them the simple basics that are very good if done well. I think this can be useful to them, but also to us. Understanding is what is beautiful and necessary.”
The lesson of this story might be to boil your pasta. It might also be that if you fail hard enough you'll receive world-class instruction. Do with it what you will.