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Pasta Masterclass
Introduction to Pasta Making History of Pasta and Nutritional Benefits of Pasta. Pasta is the cornerstone of the healthy Mediterranean diet. Relatively cholesterol -free and very low in sodium. It can be paired with various vegetables, sauces and proteins. Pasta also delivers the slow releasing complex carbohydrate that we need to power us through the day. It is served bathed in nutrient rich sauces, olive oil and large amount of proteins, packed cheese, poultry and meat. It is one of the world famous foods of the Italian cuisine. N.B Currently dietary guidelines suggest that around 60% of our daily calorie intake should come from carbohydrates, making pasta an ideal choice. Pasta is also low in glycemic index, which means that it doesn’t cause unhealthy spikes in blood sugar levels and it is a preferred choice to avoid refined carbohydrates. Equipment required for pasta making. • Manual and electric pasta machine. • Pasta shape cutters. • Cookie cutter. • Pasta shape attachments. • Rolling pin. • Pizza cutter. Pasta is usually referred to as mama’s dish made from three basic ingredients; flour, eggs and salt (optional oil).

  • Recipe for Fresh pasta dough (40 mins)
  • Cooking the perfect Pasta
  • Pasta Sauces: Marinara (25 Mins)
  • Pasta sauces: Alfredo (10 Mins)
  • Pasta sauces: Pesto (10 mins)
  • Pasta sauces: Bolognese (2 hours)
  • Making the Perfect Lasagna (4 hrs.)
  • Pasta Salads (20 Mins)

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