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09 Aug: How to cook pasta al dente

Pasta al dente requires boiling water. The reason why we wait for the water to boil before adding the pasta…

09 Aug: I can’t find Tipo 00 flour – what else can I use to make pasta?

Tipo 00 flour is the most used flour in Italy for making pasta at home. It is sometimes combined with…

26 Jul: What is the best flour for making pasta?

We would like to keep the answer to the question ‘ what is the best flour for making pasta?, as…

26 Jul: Can I use bread flour to make pasta?

We wanted to make the answer to the question ‘can I use bread flour for making pasta?’ as easy as…

25 Jul: How to make fagiolini pasta

We show you how to make fagiolini pasta completely from scratch, the traditional Italian way. This pasta shape is also…

25 Jul: How to make cencioni pasta

We show you how to make cencioni pasta ‘little rags’, completely from scratch. We also show you how to cook…

10 Jul: What are capers?

So, what are capers? Capers are very commonly found in cuisine in many different areas of the Mediterranean and have…

17 Mar: How to store pasta

You can successfully tore uncooked, dry pasta in cool, dry cupboard for up to one year. Follow the “first-in, first-out”…

16 Mar: Fresh lemon linguine

If you get excited about making pasta like we do then you will eventually want to flavour your pasta dough….

12 Mar: Vermicelli of Naples

Vermicelli is a type of pasta made from durum wheat semolina flour. From the Italian word meaning “little worm,” vermicelli…