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Hi there - I have a question. I am trying to make a old family recipe for Chicken Soup, but it calls for a pasta noodle that is square in shape and is
Check out this wonderful piece on Italian ricotta cheese...
... then when you've bought some, use it in these recipes from our site:
My mother gave me her vintage Bialetti pasta machine that she'd had for 40 years. Now I've had it for another 25 and it is spectacular. Its motor is
This short film was 20 minutes well spent...
"A former drum & bass DJ and an ex club promoter from Italy head out to provide London's restaurants with the freshest Buffalo mozzarella on the market."
It's about identity, being Italian and one of the most coveted cheeses in the world.
In Italian, "basta!" means "enough!". And there are some Italian food mistakes which drive natives kerrazy...
This great article describes some of the most common culprits:
Spoiler alert: Chicken with pasta? No WAY people!
It's health & fitness day here at Pasta Recipes Made Easy!
- Here is a wonderful video that explains exactly what 200 calories looks like in different foods:
- While this slideshow shows how you can burn off these 200 calories in order not become too heavy;
Which pasta noodle is less filling - linguine or spaghetti? Some dishes get overpowered by the noodle and I want to know which would be best served for
This simple lasagna recipe with creamy ricotta is one of the quickest around. Roughly half an hour to prep, then bang it in the oven. Totally moreish.
Looking for delicious Italian pasta recipes anyone can cook? Click this way to create tasty authentic dishes using my step by step guides.
Hey Matt - I just bought a Marcato pasta extruder - tried to make the fuselli, but it came out straight, not twisted... Do you have any idea what I was
I love my pasta, but I must lose weight. What is the best pasta or recipes that can help me? Answer: Hi Trevor and thanks for your question. Firstly,
Hello, I made fresh pasta noodles for the first time last night with the CTC x1500 Pasta Express, and everything seemed to go smoothly until cooking.
I have to make a pasta dish tomorrow, and am using fresh pasta to make ravioli. I need to make it beforehand, so can I make it today then leave it in
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Looking for leftover recipes? Also love Italian pasta? These dishes will have your spare bits of food rocking pasta in just a few minutes. Buono!
Spaghetti con le vongole (spaghetti with cockles) is an Italian seafood classic. Try this easy spaghetti dish, with clams if they're all you have, for a deliciously authentic Italian dinner.
These ultra easy pasta recipes are aimed squarely at pasta beginners. So if you have never done more than open a bottle of pasta sauce, these delicious Italian dishes are for you.
This Swiss Alpine recipe for macaroni and cheese is a creamy bacony treat. Packed full of calories, it's a seriously scrumptious stomach filler.
Hi Matt - I'm having friends for dinner and would like to make fresh pasta. If I make the fresh pasta in the morning, how do I keep this pasta until
Swiss Alpine style. Still digesting...
Hi - does anyone have some suggestions for what dishes I can use black olives in? I have lots of huge cans of these and I'm not real sure how to use them
Hi there. I just watched your Atlas past maker video review on YouTube, and found it to be very helpful. I made my first batch of fettucine with this
I had a pasta machine from the 1960's which my Nonna used. I now have the Imperia SP150 and it has been used twice a week for the last few years without
The creator of Pasta Recipes Made Easy, Pastastic Matt, talks exclusively to some of the world's most inspiring Italian cooks.
From trapping fruit flies to chopping mangos and keeping your BBQ's condiment line moving... genius!
Learn the different types of pasta with my comprehensive A to Z guide. From amori and barbina to vermicelli and ziti, I explain how these shapes differ and how to easily recognise them.
I have 18-inch long candele (candle pasta) and want to respect it and do proper justice to this really great NY grocery dried pasta. This PA Dutch cook
My Italian mamma-in-law, Marisa, demonstrates how to remove a tomato's difficult-to-digest seeds.
All you need is a thin metal spike and a small bowl of water.
This unique onion pasta makes a perfect Autumn dish - with sweet cooked chestnuts and optional belly bacon chunks. Quick, easy, delicious.
I chat to Welsh-Italian cooks the Chiappa Sisters about their foodie heritage, how to make scrumptious bright-colored pasta, Welsh-Italian fusion dishes and much more.