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Everything about Pasta

What is Pasta?

Flour/semolina - main substance/ingredient of pasta product, forms gluten when mixed with water producing stronger dough, and giving it more elasticity.

Water - to make it possible to shape

Egg - different colour and flavour and also as a binder and improves the elasticity

Hand made pasta

Flour/ Semolina-Durum Wheat + Water + Egg = Pasta

Once kneaded and cut into shapes using a die, it can either be used straight away or dried beforehand. You can add colours and flavourings to the actual pasta.You can flavour pasta’s using mushroom, spinach, beetroot,

Comments

LSC

Thank you so much :)

Terrie

Thank you! Do you know if we need to make the pasta itself in Section A of the test when we write up the making stages? **

Nicola

I'm not sure :S sorry ** hope this helped though :)

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