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Whoa! It’s World Pasta Day

By 25th Oct 2020

World Pasta Day – Where does pasta go dancing? … The meatball.

So it turns out jokes are not our thing, but food is! And today is World Pasta Day and you don’t want to miss it. World Pasta Day was first celebrated in 1995. On this day we don’t only pay tribute to the ever-popular noodle but also the millions of families that enjoy them. Pasta and all similar forms of it are consumed on every continent, making it one of the popular foods around.

How do you celebrate World Pasta Day anyway?

You can throw together your favourite pasta dish or you can try your hand at making your own pasta to celebrate. We know the idea of making your own pasta can sound complicated, but it’s actually one of the easiest things to do.

You’ll need:

  • 300g flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Water (enough to make a smooth dough)

Method

  1. Place the flour on a cleaned counter
  2. Make a well in the middle and drop in your eggs and one egg yolk and salt
  3. ently combine the ingredients
  4. Add small amounts of water and start to need the dough adding water until you’ve made a soft dough
  5. Cover the dough in cling wrap and rest for 30 minutes.
  6. Roll out and cut into desired shapes and cook immediately in boiling water

Karaglen’s Top Pasta Recipes

If making your own dough seems a little too much like hard work, check out these amazing recipes

Seafood Pasta Salad

A perfect summer salad featuring scrumptious seafood, pasta and an assortment of summer vegetables.

Fresh Pasta, mint, garden peas and Crème Fraiche

A beautifully simple dish that combines fresh pasta, peas and mint with creamy creme fraiche.

Pasta Melon Salad

This is a salad with a difference. Use lasagne sheets to wow your guests or family.

Fresh Pasta with SPAR Tomato and Chilli sauce

Making fresh pasta is a lot simpler than people may think. Impress your family and friends with some homemade chevre and pesto filled parcels.

Saffron Pasta Shells With Salmon

A really elegant spring pasta dish that features fresh asparagus and garden peas, subtly flavoured with saffron and a hint of chilli in a cream sauce.

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