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Homemade Fresh Pasta



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Homemade Fresh Pasta



Buy our Fresh Pasta
Direct from our Factory, in Whole Foods Market (Sarasota & Tampa), at the Sarasota Farmers Market (Satrurdays) or the Siesta Key Farmers Market (Sundays)
How to Cook Fresh Pasta

The first thing you need to know before reading these detailed instructions bellow is that each person has a different taste and you should meassure yours so lets make it simple...

  1. WATER BOLING = FRESH PASTA or WHOLE WHEAT FRESH PASTA GOES IN
  2. WATER COMES BACK TO A BOIL = START COUNTING TIME
  3. FROM ONE MINUTE UP TO 7 (NEVER MORE THAN 7 MINUTES) PASTA SHOULD BE DONE
  4. THE VISUAL MEASSURE WHEN THE PASTA IS COOKED AL DENTE IS WHEN YOU VISUALIZE A LITTLE GROUTH IN SIZE
  5. SACRIFIZE YOURSELF AND ALWAYS TASTE YOUR FRESH PASTA BEFORE SERVING... :)

Please visit our online store or if you are near Sarasota come by to our factory or any of the farmers market (Saturday mornings Downtown Sarasota and Sunday mornings Siesta Key)
 

How to cook Fresh Pasta

& Whole Wheat Fresh Pasta

 

Directions

Measurement

Tip

1- Use plenty of water in a large pot

1 gallon of water per pound of Fresh Pasta

Filtered Water Tastes better

2- Add salt if desired

½ tablespoon per quart of water.

Sea salt tastes better

Regular salt is ok

3- Add vegetable oil

1 teaspoon per quart of water.

Oil helps to prevent the Fresh Pasta from sticking together

4- Cover the pot and bring to a boil over high heat

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Covering the pot helps to increase the temperature and reduce the time it takes to boil the water

4- Add Fresh Pasta and stir gently to ensure separation

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Stirring prevents sticking.

A wooden spoon is preferable

“Keep pot uncovered”

Keep the cooking water boiling

5- Bring back to a boil

then wait minutes:

Angel Hair 1.5”

Spaghetti 7”

Tallarini 2”

Linguini 3”

Fettuccini 7”

Pappardelle 5”

Macaroni 5”

Bucatini 5”

Bucatoni 5”

Fusilli 7”

Piccolo Fusilli 7”

Rigatoni 5”

Penne 5”

Tagliatelle 6”

Rotini 5”

Ziti 5”

Stir occasionally

6 –Taste the Fresh Pasta

Remove a piece from the pot and eat it

Fresh Pasta is ready to eat when the texture is to your liking

Firm Fresh Pasta (al dente) is best

7- Place a large strainer in the sink

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Clean and empty the sink to avoid cross contamination

8- Pour Fresh Pasta into the strainer to drain

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Don’t rinse cooked pasta. If you do, the sauce won’t cling to it

Rinse Fresh Pasta only if it will be used for a salad or will be set aside or stored for later use.



How to cook Fresh Ravioli

&

Whole Wheat Fresh Raviolis

Directions

Measurement

Tip

1- Use plenty of water in a large pot

1 galon of water per box of Fresh Ravioli

Filtered Water Tastes better

2- Add salt if desired

1/2 tablespoon per quart of water.

Sea salt tastes better

Regular salt is ok

3- Add vegetable oil

1 teaspoon per quart of water.

Oil helps to prevent the Fresh Ravioli from sticking together

4- Cover the pot and bring to a boil over high heat

 

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Covering the pot helps to increase the temperature and reduce the time it takes to boil the water

5- Add the whole sheet of Fresh Ravioli as a one piece – DO NOT BRAKE THE SHEETS OF RAVIOLIS IN PARTS they will separate automatic when is the right time. (If paper got into the water remove it with a wooden spoon after a minute to ensure separation from the sheet of ravioli).

 

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Do not stir it may brake the ravioli shape if dough still raw.

“Keep pot uncovered”

Keep the cooking water boiling at high

The sheet of paper under the ravioli will help you the handle the fresh ravioli.

6- Bring back to a boil

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Do not stir.

7 –After the 7 minutes use wooden spoon to stir for separate the ones still together

Remove a piece from the pot and eat it

Fresh Ravioli is ready to eat when the texture is to your liking

Firm Fresh Ravioli (al dente) is best

8- Place a large strainer in the sink

 

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Clean and empty the sink to avoid cross contamination

9- Pour Fresh Ravioli into the strainer to drain

 

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Don’t rinse cooked ravioli. If you do, the sauce won't cling to it

Rinse Fresh Ravioli only if it will be used for a salad or will be set aside or stored for later use.

 

 

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