Fresh Pasta at Home: 10 Doughs, 20 Shapes, 100+ Recipes, with or without a Machine
Brand:America's Test Kitchen
Turn homemade pasta into your new favorite kitchen hobby with foolproof methods and 100-plus recipes that make it totally achievable
Whether you use a hand-crank machine, electric machine, extruder, or rolling pin and elbow grease, you can make incredible pasta from scratch using ATK's rigorously tested techniques. Then choose one of the delectable recipes to show off your impressive-every-time pasta to perfection.
More than a dozen doughs: Pasta doughs made with eggs, semolina, whole grains, vegetables, and even gluten-free flours are proportioned for perfect results whether you're using a machine or not.
Strand pasta: Spaghetti al Limone; Tagliatelle with Artichokes and Parmesan; Bucatini al Fuoco
Hand-shaped pasta: Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage; Fileja with ’Nduja Tomato Sauce; Gnocchi with Fontina Sauce
Stuffed pasta: Short Rib Agnolotti with Hazelnuts and Browned Butter; Butternut Squash–Filled Cappellacci; Cheese Ravioli with Pumpkin Cream Sauce
Baked pasta: Lasagna Verde alla Bolognese; Wild Mushroom Lasagna; Three-Cheese Manicotti with Meat Sauce
Mix-and-match sauces: Pair your favorite shapes with any of these, including quick tomato sauces, even quicker olive oil sauces, long-simmered meaty sauces, and pestos.
Plenty of step-by-step photos accompany crystal-clear instructions for rolling out pasta sheets and cutting and forming shapes, all accompanied by irresistible photos of the finished dishes.
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