PASTA is a simple mixture of unleavened dough made from hard wheat flour, water and sometimes eggs. Popular types of pasta include macaroni, spaghetti, linguine, penne, fusilli, lasagne and ravioli. While there are many different recipes for fresh pasta dishes they all contain the same basic ingredients. But how many calories in a bowl of pasta. Discover here. Continue reading
Thickening pasta sauce is easy. The best way is to make a beurre manié, which is equal parts flour and butter mixed together into a paste. You can add the beurre manié directly in the saucepan with the pasta sauce, stir to combine thoroughly, simmer for about five minutes (the sauce will become slightly cloudy), then remove from heat. You can also add the beurre manié directly to your pasta before you serve it, mix thoroughly with a little bit of pasta water, then eat. Continue reading
Do you know how long cooked pasta lasts before it goes bad? It can last up to 3 days in the refrigerator, but only if the package has not been opened and stored in a sealed container. If your pasta is left open and exposed to air, it will only last 24 hours. Once you have opened a package of cooked pasta, I recommend using it within 3-4 days of opening or freezing the rest so that they don’t go bad. Continue reading
Pasta is nice food and its shelf life can be long (up to 3-4 years) if dry, cool, dark, and sealed in an airtight container. The storage temperature should not exceed the room temp or warm places. Dried pasta should always be used within one year. Though not as tasty as fresh pasta, dry pasta is still edible after five years of storage. Continue reading
Most weight-loss diets take into consideration the premise that carbohydrates are fattening. Therefore, they eliminate the presence of bread, pasta or cereals from the eating plan. Is pasta good for losing weight? However, there is now a new movement in nutrition that defends that pasta does not make you fat. What makes you fat are the sauces or seasonings that we usually add to accompany this dish. Continue reading
We will explain in this article how to keep pasta fresh. There are four main techniques for keeping homemade pasta fresh.
You’ll find out how to store pasta fresh or dried, storage times, and our helpful tips below. Continue reading
Recipe In breast recipes we have noticed that the poblano chili is one of the most used chilies in Mexican cuisine to season all kinds of dishes, from rice, potatoes, fish, and even pasta. It contains a very low degree of spiciness so it is ideal for all those who want to get into the ingredients of Mexico but without overdoing the spiciness. Continue reading
The low protein-carbohydrate paste is a paste with high protein content and a very low value in carbohydrates. It is the perfect alternative to traditional pasta without giving up its flavor, but with the advantage that it is not fattening. If we add to these qualities that it is made in Italy, the cradle of pasta, we get the best low-carbohydrate Italian Protein Pasta that you can add to your diet. Continue reading
It never hurts to know a few tricks to reheat food and that these are not ruined with a bad texture, are runny, dry, hard, or only get hot in some parts.
The pasta can be reheated in a stove, microwave oven, and conventional oven. We share some tips that will facilitate the task, especially if our food is not accompanied by a sauce. Continue reading
This is a basic topic within cooking studios: Ways to thicken sauces without resorting to the classic trick of adding flour.
The ideal in many cases is to thicken through cooking without the need to incorporate any additive but as in cooking there are usually last-minute problems, it is never too much to have resources and know-how to work them to obtain good results. Continue reading