Authentic Homemade Pasta

Carmella Alvaro

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Publisher: Rockridge Press
ISBN: 9781647397449
Cover type: Paperback
Publish date: 11/3/2020

An advanced homemade pasta cookbook for home cooks that is both practical and inspirational, with step-by-step instructions for making a wide range of Italian pasta, including hand-cut, hand-shaped, stuffed, extruded, and flavored pasta, as well as a chapter of additional sauce and filling recipes for even more versatility and creativity.

Master the art of pasta-making with 100 authentic recipes and step-by-step guidance

With high-quality ingredients and just the right amount of care, you can create delicious homemade pasta in your own kitchen. Authentic Homemade Pasta is a comprehensive homemade pasta cookbook filled with 100 tried-and-true recipes for noodles, pasta dishes, sauces, and fillings so you can make classic Italian meals you’re proud to serve.

Inside this unique homemade pasta cookbook, you’ll find master dough recipes for egg pasta, whole-wheat flour pasta, and more. Explore “Learn and Make” recipes that teach you dough-shaping techniques with step-by-step photos and instructions for cut, hand-shaped, stuffed, and extruded pastas, as well as gnocchi and gnudi. Then move on to recipes for sauces, fillings, toppings, and complete pasta dishes.

This homemade pasta cookbook includes:

  • Pasta tutorials—Get step-by-step instructions for mixing pasta dough by hand and with a machine, rolling out and shaping dough, and storing or cooking the finished results.
  • The science of pasta—Learn the alchemy of flour, water, and eggs, the role of oil and salt, and the importance of kneading and resting from this educational homemade pasta cookbook.
  • Essential equipment—Find a helpful list of key tools for making and shaping pasta, plus a few equipment upgrades that will help you take your creations to the next level with this homemade pasta cookbook.

Wow your friends and family with the authentic Italian dishes featured in this beautiful homemade pasta cookbook. Buon appetito!

CARMELLA ALVARO, owner and pasta maker at Melina's Fresh Pasta in Durham, North Carolina, grew up in an Italian-American family. After years of watching her mother make Italian food with ingredients from her father's garden, she wanted to share in the tradition of cooking from scratch with care and love-serving homemade food to family and friends.

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