October 24, 2012

Making Homemade Pasta in Bologna

I would like to share with you a nicely written article about one of my custom pasta lessons. Lauren also did a wonderful job of photographing all the steps ...so read on and prepare some pasta!

ARTICLE: The Art of Making Homemade Pasta in Bologna, By Lauren Aloise, October 2012

Photo courtesy of Spanish Sabores 2012

Notes: Every now and again, I receive a special request from a chef, experienced cook or even a regular person and time permitting, I can custom a lesson to someone's requirements. In this particular lesson, we prepared pasta with a butternut squash stuffing and the typical wide noodles of Bologna, the tagliatelle with the likewise typical ragù.

Just yesterday, I had a couple say they were surprised that the ragù from Bologna wasn't tomato based. I explained that ragù means sauce and that every province has its own typical sauce (with variations in each household)...