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Homemade Pasta

Tonnarelli Cacio e Pepe {Authentic Recipe}

Tonnarelli cacio e pepe is one of the most famous dishes of the Roman tradition, of course, along with pasta alla carbonara and pasta alla gricia. Like spaghetti aglio e olio, it is one of the so-called poor man’s dishes or “piatti poveri” in Italian.  These are the meals that were prepared by the poorest …

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Tonnarelli {How to Make Tonnarelli Pasta Step-By-Step}

Tonnarelli Pasta, also know as spaghetti alla chitarra is a long, square type of pasta typical of some parts of Central and Southern Italy that you can easily make at home. You can make tonnarelli even if you’ve never made homemade pasta before. All you need is 2 simple ingredients and 2 pasta making tools. …

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Tortelli Mantovani {Pumpkin Tortelli from Northern Italy}

Pumpkin Tortelli or Tortelli Mantovani is a traditional pasta from Northern Italy (Lombardy region) made particularly for Christmas Eve. Pumpkin, as a protagonist of the season is also a key ingredient in the filling of these tortelli. But Tortelli Mantovani are called so for a reason. It’s not just simple pumpkin that sets them aside, …

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Homemade Garganelli {Step By Step With Pictures}

Garganelli is one of the staple Italian egg pastas typical for Emilia-Romagna region and enjoyed all over the world. Garganelli look very similar to penne pasta as they have the same tubular shape. However there are a few significant differences between penne and garganelli. Garganelli use egg based pasta dough, as opposed to eggless penne. Garganelli …

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Pappardelle Bolognese {Pappardelle Alla Bolognese}

Wide pasta ribbons coated with rich Ragu Alla Bolognese is what Pappardelle Bolognese are all about. Pappradelle Pasta You get extra points if you make your own homemade pappardelle 😉 But even if you make it with quality store bought pappardelle you’ll fall in love from the first bite. Because of wide pasta shape, rich …

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Atlas Pasta Machine By Marcato {Detailed Review & User Guide}

It’s impossible to imagine and Italian household where there is no a pack of pasta in the pantry. And while pasta is availble in the stores and online in all imaginable types and forms, still there is nothing that can be compared to a homemade one. And here’s where a good, quality pasta machine comes …

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Homemade Cavatelli Pasta In 3 Easy Steps

Cavatelli is a short type of pasta that resembles a slightly elongated shell. Its cavity catches perfectly almost any kind of sauce so you can use it in so many different ways. Typical for Molise and Puglia regions of Italy cavatelli are well known all over the world. If you haven’t tried them yet, you …

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Fagottini Pasta with Mortadella & Pistachios

Fagottini made from fresh pasta dough with savory Mortadella filling are easy, yummy and pretty impressive. Just look at those beautiful curves 😍 Now imagine how you bite on each piece and feel savory notes of Mortadella and Pistachios bursting with flavor right on your taste buds. Butter and sage is a perfect condiment that …

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Homemade Potato Gnocchi { How Italians Make It}

Discover how to make soft, pillowy and flavorful potato gnocchi in a couple of easy steps. This classic Italian pasta is one of the ultimate comfort foods that exist. Enjoy it with pesto alla genovese, tomato sauce alla sorrentina or simply with butter and sage. For perfect gnocchi make sure to use starchy red skin …

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