Tag Archives: Homemade Pasta

Veal Tortelloni

Last month I posted a recipe for Pistachio Cream Sauce with Pancetta and Peas.  The sauce goes incredibly well with veal tortelloni that I make.  I felt that I would be remiss in not including the recipe for these incredible pasta morsels.  I admit that making homemade tortellini is labor-intensive and difficult for some.  But […]

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Einkorn Wheat Busiate

Busiate are long corkscrew shaped pasta noodles.  The province of Trapani, Sicily gave birth to this unique pasta.  The classic way to serve these noodles is with pesto Trapanese.  The name comes from the long, thin wood or metal rod (busa or buso) that is used to shape the pasta.  Making busiate gives new meaning […]

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Fresh Pasta Dough: Pasta Fresca

Making fresh pasta is not as hard as it seems if you have the right equipment.  I use my Kitchen Aid mixer with a pasta roller attachment – it takes the headache out of cranking that ole pasta machine all day.  It cranks out pasta in short time: otherwise, it can be a long drawn […]

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