Posts Tagged ‘italian cuisine’

How to Make Spaghetti Sauce Less Acidic (The Italian Secret) – Make Your Sauce Taste Better and Easier To Digest

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in the kitchen hand

Acid is a pretty important topic that we very rarely talk about. As much as I like to add a little bit of lemon juice to everything, it doesn’t always go over well. While my dishes taste wonderful, my guests who are prone to acid reflux would very much prefer that I lower the pH of my cooking.

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Maple Cream Sauce – Enjoy Delicious Autumn Pasta 

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

I’ve always enjoyed gourds. While there are things about each season I enjoy, I think that squash is the single food I look forward to the most. Gourds come with great memories: for me, it’s pumpkin seeds in October, syrup laden squash with Thanksgiving dinner in November, with a smattering of local squash for dinner in December. I’ll often find myself wistfully longing to spend time with my family over a squash in mid-July.

Best Ravioli Maker – Create Amazing Homemade Pasta Shapes

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in Tools & Gadgets

Easily the most distinctive type of pasta, ravioli holds a special place in the hearts and stomachs of pasta lovers worldwide. While spaghetti, fettucini, and penne are simply different shapes of the same dough, ravioli offers new versatility with the addition of flavorful stuffings.

When each piece of pasta embraces delicious meat, cheese, and herb blends, you’ll be able to craft a bountiful array of new recipes in your kitchen.

How to make Pesto

Written by Sean Jewett on . Posted in the kitchen hand

How to make Pesto

Scroll down for the recipe and instruction on how to make pesto

One of my favorite times of the year is when basil plants are exploding with fresh leaves that need to be used before they turn. This is pesto season!! I like to get the whole family together for making pesto from scratch. Not only are they extra hands in processing the ingredients, it’s a great time to hang out with a captive audience who may have ideas to make a different kind of pesto. I made my first sun dried tomato pesto as a result of one of our “basil bashing” sessions.

How to Make Bolognese Sauce

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How to Make Bolognese Sauce

How you say, Bolognese!

Spaghetti alla Bolognese, so delicious, so not Italian, but why hold ourselves to tradition when combining talents can make better food?

Bolognese sauce reminds me of the original meat loaf; the original meat loaf was beef, pork, and veal, ground separately and prepared in layers, when was the time you had traditional meat loaf?

Breville Barista Express Review

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in Small Appliances

Breville Barista Express Review
 
(Updated May 2017) – Couple of shots of espresso makes Jack a happy lad. Who doesn’t love one (or 3 – 4) freshly ground, aromatic and mind-zapping espresso shots to kick-start a day or invigorate one’s mind and body when one needs to go that extra mile (or 3 -4)!

Nurturing this love for espresso in the hearts of millions is theBreville Barista Espresso Machine.With a heavyweight name such as Breville,a world leader in culinary appliances, it does have all the “kitchen cred” that you look in a coffee maker but isthe Breville Barista Express Espresso Maker really worth yourcash?

Let’s find out

Lello Pasta Maker

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Lello Pasta Maker

Lello pasta maker: home-made pasta (at home)

(Updated June 2016) – You can’t beat the taste of fresh, home-made pasta. Of course, there are some hand operated, classic pasta machines out there and these are good,but it sometimes takes an expert to get the pasta right. If you love pasta and want to make it at home then an electric pasta machine could be right up your alley.

One such machine is the lello pasta maker. Let’s have a look at this pasta making magician in more detail.