Tag: Pasta

Techniques for Making Fresh Pasta

In a professional kitchen, fresh pasta is generally made with mixing machines and rolling presses, although in some restaurants, especially of gourmet quality, it is not rare to find those who knead the dough by hand and roll it out with a long rolling pin on a wooden counter. Here, we will illustrate various manual and mechanical techniques.

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Trenette al Pesto

Trenette is a type of long pasta, similar to linguine but broader. Pesto is a commonly used term in all traditional cuisines for a sauce that is ‘pounded’ in the mortar, which is what pesto means. The word pesto most commonly refers to the sauce of Liguria, made with the basil of the region, which has very fine, slightly curly leaves…

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