Cold Sesame Noodles Vegan Gluten Free Nut Free Cold Soba Noodle Salad Recipe With Sesame Ginger Dressing Vegan Richa
PASTA SECRET #1: ATTITUDE Attitude is the most important aspect. We should give the greatest attention and focus to our cooking and not get distracted by other things. PASTA SECRET #2: THE WATER THE POT AND THE SALT To cook pasta we need only four things: good attitude good water good salt and good pasta. Always use a large and deep pot. No shallow or small pan for boiling pasta. The best ones are those wonderful stainless steel beauties with a very thick bottom. Puts lots of water to boil. Even if you are going to cook just for yourself a quick "spaghettata" always use at least 1 quart of water. You need 1 quarter for each 100 gr of pasta. If the water from your sink taste too much of chlorine you may want to buy a good filtration system for your kitchen. It is worth it! Regarding the salt you need 10 grams per each quarter of water in the pot. Always salt the cooking water. If salt must be eliminated for health reasons then maybe you should stick to rice for the time being. Salt is a must.
The Kitchen Aid pasta maker makes your dough and kneads it too. Once you fix the required attachment the machine cuts the dough and then rolls into a flat slab. Then it slices the dough into the required pasta. The Kitchen Aid pasta maker does not require too much of maintenance and cleaning. The various attachments can be removed and can be washed separately. The machine also comes with special toothpicks and brushes that can be used to clean the attachments. The machine can make pasta in the form of linguine noodles fettuccine lasagna angel hair pasta and many more. While making pasta the most important point is to take care of the thickness level of the pasta. Pasta must be made with the right thickness. Too thick pasta takes longer to cook and might not be able to absorb the sauces; hence you must make the pasta thin in a way that it can absorb the sauces. If nothing else you must continually remember to only cook pasta just before you dish the meal. A common mistake when cooking pasta is that people leave it sitting around whilst they then think about making the rest of the dish. If the pasta is prepared well before the meal then odds are you ll probably finish up having a cool stringy and sticky mess. Make sure you utilize a good and high enough pot and only fill the water level to round the 3/4 full point. Having anymore water than 3/4 of the pot will often lead to an overflow during cooking that could have your pasta end up poorly cooked and glued into the bottom of your pot. Salting the water needs to be completed carefully at a period prior to the pasta is added to the pot. Observe The Golden Rule of Cooking Pasta Be certain you follow the "ten hundred thousand" formula.
Some of the hollow or tubular pastas are elbow macaroni (most often used for macaroni and cheese or macaroni salad. Elbow macaroni usually comes in two sizes. The large size is great for casseroles and the smaller sizes are good used in soup such as minestrone or vegetable. Large width tubular pastas are ziti which again comes in several sizes penne rigatoni and cannelloni. Cannelloni are usually about 3 inches long and are served stuffed with a cheese or meat filling and topped with a marinara or meat sauce. The twisted pastas include Fusilli Bucati Gemeli Rotelli (Wagon Wheels). The twisted pastas are good for heavy sauces. Their shape will help to retain the sauce whereas with the smooth thin pastas the heavy sauces will just run off back into the plate. Fusilli are also nice for seafood pasta salads.