Why Are We So Obsessed With Pasta?

Bella Breakdown Pasta can be the stuff of dreams. Seriously, if you’re a pasta lover, you have likely dreamt of swimming in all things spaghetti, linguini, rigatoni pasta. Why are we so obsessed with pasta? Well first of all, it’s one of the top five types of carbohydrates, next to bread. And consequently, you know what goes really great with pasta? That’s right, bread! Preferably garlic, slathered in butter and salt. Pasta is so wonderful because you can do so much with it! Hello, Mac and Cheese is technically a pasta. People add all kinds of vegetables and sautéed...

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How to Make No Cook Tomato Sauce

Bella Breakdown This tomato sauce takes the freshest ingredients and brings a colorful, crisp flavor to your Italian meal. It goes perfectly with hot pasta or on toasted bread for bruschetta. To make: 1. Combine fresh chopped tomatoes, basil, balsamic vinegar, molasses, garlic, salt, pepper and olive oil in a bowl 2. Mix to combine well No stove? No...

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How to Make Super Simple Fresh Pasta

Bella Breakdown We’ve all had dry pasta in every shape and size, but fresh pasta is on another level. Fire up that pasta cutter and get fancy for a night. You deserve it. Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup 00 flour (specifically Italian milled flour used for pasta making) 1/4 cup semolina flour 2 large egg yolks 2 large whole eggs 2 Tbsp. water 1 Tbsp. olive oil Procedure Step 1 Mix the all-purpose flour, 00 flour, and semolina flour in a medium size bowl with a whisk.   Step 2 Empty the flour mixture onto a marble...

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