The shape pasta dough takes after it’s made will make all the difference to how it’s served. Here is a guide to all the pasta shapes you’ll ever need.
A good mac ‘n’ cheese is the ultimate pasta bake, but also a blank canvas that’s perfect for experimenting with. Here are four incredible twists.
Pasta is perhaps the ultimate comfort food. In Italy, it’s often eaten at least once a day, and for many Italians a meal would feel incomplete without it.
The “traditional” Italian diet features lots of starches, oils, red meats, and wine, but it doesn’t seem to stop many Italians living to a ripe old age.
Olive oil Here’s the rule: extra virgin for salads and dressings, and straight-up olive oil for cooking. But what’s the actual difference? Extra virgin olive oil comes from the first press of olives. This makes for a grassier flavour and colour. It tastes stronger than olive oil made from later pressings, so less should be Read the full article…
No two regional Italian cuisines look quite the same – even the classics can differ. Here are the most important Italian recipes from across the country.
Making lasagne from scratch doesn’t have to be time consuming – there are a few simple things you can do to ensure yours is both delicious and quick.
The best soup fillers, like whole-wheat pasta, brown rice, quinoa, millet, and barley, are hearty, healthful, and bring incredible flavour and texture.
By Laura Parr So Food Revolution Day was a huge success, and hopefully we’re a step closer to getting food education back in schools and communities so people understand what they eat, work on their cooking skills and understand the impact their diet can have on their bodies. The problem is that responsibility can’t just Read the full article…
By Ren Behan The best lasagne I ever ate was in the foothills of the northern Italian mountains of Emilia-Romagna in Italy. My sister’s mother-in-law, Carmela, had made it. I remember the paper-thin handmade pasta, layered up with a flavourful slow-cooked ragù of pork and beef, a light, white sauce and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese grated over Read the full article…