Pasta & Empanadas Blog Archive

Pasta Machine antique

An antique pasta machine.

This is a primitive dough press machine from the year 1850 with brass die, this have the same principal of today pasta machine

An antique pasta machine.

 

Two different Spaghetti pasta cutter, old school

 


Bucatini All'Amatriciana Recipe

Bucatini All' Amatriciana - One of the oldest traditional Roman dishes

Ingredients:
1.75lb peeled tomatoes
1 lb Fresh Pasta Bucatini
½ lb Cubed bacon
½ medium onion chopped
Pecorino Romano Cheese
1 chilli Pepper
1 clove of garlic
Olive Oil
White wine

Preparation:
1 - Put the bacon and onion in a frying pan along with the garlic, oil and chilli pepper.
2 - Once the bacon starts to brown add a drop of white wine and simmer.
3 - Add tomatoes and cook for one hour on a low flame.
4 – Cook the Bucatini Fresh Pasta following label instruction, When done drain off the water and put the bucatini into a large bowl.
5 – Add the sauce on top of the pasta and Pecorino Romano Cheese on top
6 - Serve and ENJOY !
 

Cacio e Pepe Pasta Recipe

Cacio e Pepe Pasta

Ingredients:
2 lb fresh pasta spaghetti
3 1/2 cups Pecorino Romano cheese, finely grated (8 ounces)
6 tablespoons unsalted butter (3/4 stick) cut into tablespoon-size pieces
2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper

Preparation:
1 - Bring a large pot (at least 12 quarts) of salted water to a boil.
2 - Add fresh pasta and cook according to package directions.
3- Drain pasta, reserving 2 cups of the cooking water.
4 - Return pasta and cooking water to the pot and place over low heat.
5 - Add remaining ingredients and stir until cheese and butter have melted and formed a creamy sauce, about 5 minutes.
6 - Season with salt, and serve with additional cheese if desired.
7 - Serve and ENJOY ! 
 

Penne All’ Arriabiata Recipe

Penne All’ Arriabiata

Ingredients:
5 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp red chile pepper
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 red onion, finely chopped
1 28 ounce can plum tomatoes, put through sieve
salt
ground pepper
1 tsp red wine vinegar
1 lb penne fresh pasta

Preparation:
1 - Heat the oil in a large saute pan .
2 - Add the chile pepper to taste., garlic and onion, and cook gently for 2-3 minutes.
3 - Add the tomatoes and let them cook until the sauce is quite thick, about 20 minutes.
4 - Cook the penne fresh pasta according to package directions.
5 -Drain the pasta, reserving about 1/4 cup of the cooking water.
6 - Once the sauce has thickened, add the red wine vinegar and salt and pepper to taste.
7 - Add the drained pasta and the reserved pasta water a little at a time to the sauce until you get the consistency you look and toss to coat.
8 - Serve and ENJOY ! 
 

Thanks Wendy

Hi! Discovered your pasta in Sarasota farmers market. Yum!!! We live in Mn and will continute to order online. How long will the pasta last in the fridge and can we freeze it. Thanks for a great product! Wendy

Thank's Kathy, YES we ship all USA

We were in Siesta Key visiting my parents and bought some of your peperonata sauce, puttanesca sauce and Mafalda and Creste pasta. It was delicious! How much would it be to ship pasta and sauce to zip code 83455 (Victor Idaho)? Gratzie!! Kathy

Spaghetti alla Carbonara Recipe

Spaghetti alla Carbonara
Ingredients:
1 lb Peperonata Pasta fresh Spaghetti
½ lb Pancetta or Bacon
4 eggs
¼ cup Heavy cream
Salt & Pepper

Preparation:
1- Boil the pasta in water slightly salted for 6 minutes, always counting from the second reboil.
2- Cut the pancetta in thin stripes, in a hot saucepan cook till crisp and light brown.
3- Whip the eggs, heavy cream, salt & pepper.
4- Add the pasta previously cooked and drained to the pancetta and finally the egg mixture. Turn off the heat and stir with a wooden spoon until eggs are cooked.
5- Serve and ENJOY !
 
 

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