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how to make spaghetti all'assassina

Spaghetti all’Assassina

SPAGHETTI ALL’ASSASSINA Spaghetti all’ assassina is the “Assassin’s Spaghetti” or what I like to call the “Killer Pasta.” Why? Because this pasta has killed the way we make traditional spaghetti. Spaghetti all’ assassina is cooked in a pan and not boiling water, giving it a beautifully burnt and crunchy texture – a way you’ve never …

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Cheap vs Expensive Pasta

Cheap VS Expensive Pasta

CHEAP VS EXPENSIVE PASTA: IS THERE A REAL DIFFERENCE? Walking down the grocery isle, if you’ve ever wondered if there is an actual difference between the cheap pasta priced around $1 VS the expensive brands that start at $5 and can go quite higher than that, you’re not alone. Is expensive pasta really better than …

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How to make Ricotta Cheese like a Cheesemaker

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

How to Make Homemade Ricotta Cheese Homemade Ricotta – the recipe you have all been requesting! Freshly made soft, luscious ricotta to spread on fresh bread, mix with fruit or add to your next Italian dish. In this video, you will be introduced to an incredibly passionate Italian cheesemaker who will change your life and …

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How To Make Kale Pasta

Kale Pasta

How to Make Kale Pasta Kale pasta by Vincenzo’s Plate? Don’t worry, you’re in the right place! By combining juicy kale with tasty olives and a hint of chilli there is no regeretting adding this luscious green vegetable to your next pasta dish. With all the hype surrounding kale, I wanted to create my own …

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Creamy Saffron Risotto

Saffron Risotto

SAFFRON RISOTTO Saffron Risotto (better known as Risotto Milanese) is a classic Italian dish born in Milano. The main ingredient is, you guessed it —precious saffron! This authentic Saffron Risotto incorporates all the ingredients that make this dish great: carnaroli rice, creamy butter, white wine, and of course, the star of the show: saffron. Follow …

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how to make bechamel sauce

Bechamel Sauce Recipe

HOW TO MAKE AUTHENTIC BECHAMEL SAUCE Bechamel sauce originated in France, but is incredibly important in Italian cooking. We use this versatile sauce in a number of dishes, including lasagna, crepes, and traditional pasta. Although many people the world over use ricotta cheese for these recipes, it’s not as common throughout Italy. Instead, béchamel sauce …

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Potato Gnocchi Recipe

Potato Gnocchi Recipe

HOW TO MAKE POTATO GNOCCHI LIKE AN ITALIAN NONNA Potato gnocchi are a much loved pasta dish in my family, but no one makes them as good as my Nonna, the Gnocchi Queen! While pre-made gnocchi are easy to find at the supermarket, nothing comes close to my Nonna’s. They are the perfect texture – …

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Italian Struffoli Recipe

Struffoli

STRUFFOLI  Struffoli, also known as Honey Balls (and many other dialect names!) are the perfect sweet treat to serve at Christmas. This deep-fried, crunchy dessert originated in Southern Italy in regions like Campania, Calabria, and Puglia. The intriguing part about struffoli is that everyone has a unique recipe and often the secrets to getting them …

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fresh egg pasta

Nonna Fresh Egg Pasta

NONNA FRESH EGG PASTA  Store-bought pasta can never replicate the taste and smell of fresh homemade pasta. Pasta made fresh is something that every Italian Nonna takes great pride in, especially mine. Growing up, I would watch in awe as my Nonna would make fresh egg pasta from scratch. The process is one that requires …

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italian grandma pasta e fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

How to Make Pasta e Fagioli Nonna’s pasta e fagioli is an authentic, comforting, classic Italian dish – perfect for chilly winter evenings! Her recipe has simple ingredients cooked to perfection, with the beans & pasta perfectly soft and absorbing all the delightful flavors of the sauce. Pasta e Fagioli is a form of Italian …

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