How to Cook Pasta
from Albert Grande's pastatherapy.com
You made your pasta
Now it's time to cook it!
Here is a true pasta tale:
"When I first learned to cook pasta, I would throw it against the wall to see if it was done. If it stuck, it was done." Albert Grande
Seriously, if you are cooking home-made pasta, make sure you put in plenty of water.
Do not over-cook your pasta.
I check my pasta by sampling a strand.
I like it "al-dente". This literally means "to the tooth".
Drain your pasta in a colander. You can drizzle a little olive oil on it and toss.
Of course there is the great pasta debate: should you use add some oil to the water?
Against conventional wisdom, I still add a little oil to my pasta water.
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