pasta

  • Man's handmade pasta gesture to win Tinder date goes viral

    Is food the way to your heart? You'll appreciate this.

  • Avoid these mistakes to cook pasta the ‘authentic’ way

    If you pride yourself on being an excellent pasta cook because of your perfect al dente dish, we're sorry to burst your bubble, but you've probably been cooking it wrong. Pasta specialist Giovanni Rana says there are a few simple

  • Italian chef explains how to cook pasta perfectly in less than two minutes

    Antonella Rana, a Verona-based pasta specialist and the daughter-in-law of famous pasta maker Giovanni Rana, has revealed that the formula for perfectly-cooked pasta is much simpler than you think. Firstly, she has revealed that opting for fresh rather than dry pasta is always better – and will get your meal ready pronto. “Fresh pasta is the quickest.

  • Turns out, you've been grating cheese wrong this whole time

    We'll be testing the theory tonight with a large bowl of pasta.

  • There's a trick for making perfect pasta every time

    “It’s just about simplicity.”

  • Pasta types: Do you know your farfalle from your fettuccine?

    From farfalle to fettuccine, how many pasta types can you name correctly?

  • Have you been making pasta all wrong?

    According to the Internet, we've been straining pasta all wrong.

  • Why you shouldn't rinse pasta after cooking

    Contrary to popular belief, rinsing your cooked pasta is the last thing you'd want to do before stirring in your sauce. Here's a critical tip for ensuring that your Italian dinner comes out better than the last time. See also: That

  • Gluten-free foods aren't as healthy as the real thing, nutrition experts warn

    Despite this, gluten-free diets remain popular even among those without Coeliac disease.

  • 3 homemade pasta recipes to cook up this spring

    For many of us, pasta is a food staple. I myself have grown up with it being a fundamental part of my dietary life. Some of my earliest memories include sitting around my Nonna’s table in Italy while being messily spoon fed homemade pasta marinara, and sitting in front of the television watching the spaghetti scene in Lady and the Tramp.

  • Three hacks for healthier pasta

    Indulge in pasta without the guilt! Here are three hacks that every carb lover should

  • 12 beautiful pictures of pasta to celebrate #WorldPastaDay with

    It seems there’s a day for everything nowadays, but if you have to celebrate one, it’s happening right now in a kitchen near you. Yes - it’s World Pasta Day, which means only one thing - it’s an excuse to load up on the carbs, while looking at pictures of carbs, while planning your next carb-packed recipe. Here are some pictures of pasta cooked to perfection to gaze at until your spaghetti bolognese is ready. Drinking wine before bed could keep you slimmer This portable pizza carrier means you can always carry an extra slice with yo

  • Turns Out Pasta Isn’t Fattening - And Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

    There’s nothing that fat cartoon cat Garfield loves more than a plate of pasta - and most dieters shun the stuff altogether. In fact, pasta may actually help weight loss as part of a healthy Mediterranean diet - and isn’t as fattening as we’ve believed. Researchers from the Neuromed Institute used data from two large Italian studies where people were asked what they had eaten in the past 24 hours, and whether this was representative - and then measured.

  • End your ban on carbs with these 5 delicious international noodle recipes

    Get the recipe from: Pickled Plum Vegan Dan Dan Noodles Substitute meat for mushrooms in this play on the traditional Chinese dan dan noodles recipe. Using a bit of peanut butter leaves you with a dish that stradles the line between dan dan noodles and sesame noodles from your favourite take out spot.

  • 5 spring pasta recipes to try this weekend

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  • 5 nonna-approved tips for the best ravioli

    Fresh ricotta cheese is used in this recipe and, I think we can all agree, is one of the best things out there. You want the pasta to be thin enough so that it cooks well, but sturdy so that it can keep its perfect shape.

  • 10 healthy and comforting vegetarian mains to try this winter

    Vegetables get a bad rep and are often overlooked on just how versatile and tasty they can be.

  • 5 Cozy One Dish Meals That Are Perfect for Winter

    What’s cozier than having a big ol’ skillet full of comfort food to get you through the next few weeks of winter? After all, who doesn’t love making an entire meal in one vessel (read: less clean up after), so we’ve rounded up our top five picks for one skillet meals. As Abbey from Everyday Champagne says “It’s everything you love about the perfect plate of spaghetti and meatballs (and a little bit of what you love about lasagna) but easier”.

  • Tasty meals on a tight budget

    When money is tight, it can be hard to think of tasty dishes that won't break the budget. But eating well doesn't have to be expensive, and putting an affordable dinner on the table is easier if you have some thrifty recipes to help you