Homemade Pasta Dough: How to Make Pasta Dough for the Best Pasta Dough Recipe Including Pasta Dough for Ravioli and Other Fresh Pasta Dough Recipe Ideas

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Making your own pasta is a very satisfying way to spend your time in the kitchen. The rewards come from both the effort that you put in and the fantastic new tastes that you can create for your family and friends at meal time.

Homemade Pasta Dough explains how to make many different kinds of pasta from the raw ingredients. The book explains how to make pasta dough both by hand and using various machines to help cut down the work involved.

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Overview

Making your own pasta is a very satisfying way to spend your time in the kitchen. The rewards come from both the effort that you put in and the fantastic new tastes that you can create for your family and friends at meal time.

Homemade Pasta Dough explains how to make many different kinds of pasta from the raw ingredients. The book explains how to make pasta dough both by hand and using various machines to help cut down the work involved.

Fresh pasta made at home is a very healthy option and there are lots of ways that you can vary the pasta dough you make. This will then add life to your pasta meals. The book contains details of mixing, rolling, cutting, stuffing and shaping your pasta.

This is an updated and extended version of the original popular book with lots of new pasta dough recipes which will extend your pasta repertoire. There are also more details on stuffed pastas such as ravioli and tortellini as well as dessert style pasta. Also now included, are example recipes showing where the different pasta doughs and shapes can be used.

Contents:

Introduction
Using machines or making pasta by hand?
The basic pasta dough recipe
Making the dough by hand
Rolling the dough by hand
Using a mixer to make the dough
Rolling the dough using a machine
Semolina based pasta as an aid to nutrition
Pasta Dough recipe using all purpose flour
Pasta dough recipe without eggs
Colored pasta
Green pasta
Red pasta
Dark red or purple pasta
Other colors for pasta
Herb pasta
Roasted capsicum pepper pasta
Lemon pasta
Lemon and black pepper pasta
Lemon and Parsley Pasta
Pasta with saffron
Egg noodle pasta
Pasta dough made from whole wheat
Fresh Lasagna Pasta
Fresh Fettuccine pasta
Dessert Pasta
Chocolate Pasta
Storing home made pasta
Preparing pasta shapes by hand
Using a machine to cut and shape pasta
The best uses for different pasta shapes
Stuffed Pasta
Pasta dough recipe for ravioli
Tortellini with a spinach and ricotta filling
Agnolotti stuffed with beef and spinach
Cappelletti stuffed with prosciutto, sausage and chicken
Fresh pasta dough meal recipes
Conclusion

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781478234586
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/29/2012
  • Pages: 116
  • Sales rank: 126,008
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.24 (d)

Meet the Author

Elisabetta Parisi knows about pasta and it is her passion for pasta over the year that has resulted in the production of this book. Pasta is in her blood and in her genes. In Italy pasta is a part of life and this shows in the energy and skill that Elisabetta puts into her cooking.
Good pasta means starting with the right ingredients and then making everything from scratch. Add to this the know how passed down through generations and you have the contents of this book.
If you are new to homemade pasta then this is the perfect place to start. You may think that making pasta is hard but this book soon puts your mind at rest so that you can get on with the cooking. It contains basic information on flours that you can use for pasta; the different ways of mixing and rolling the dough; how to shape the pasta and of course how to cook it.
The first version of this book released on Kindle was a much shorter production which concentrated on the accurate making of a limited number of pasta doughs. This book was praised for being short, sweet and to the point. Many people bought the book and it proved to be very popular in the Italian section where it quickly became number 1 in the top 100 books sold. Based on this success, Elisabetta has reviewed and extended the material in the original book so that it contains far more pasta dough ideas including how to produce a variety of stuffed pasta and dessert pasta. This then resulted in the version of the book currently published as a paperback and on Kindle as well.
Elisabetta is skilled in the cooking of a variety of other Italian dishes as well as a number of other European styles and this has resulted in the production of a number of other Kindle releases that you may be interested in:
Panini Recipes.
Penne Pasta Recipes.
Bruschetta Recipe.
Tapas Recipes.
Mushroom Recipes.
Ground Turkey Recipes.
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