PASTA. LEARNING OBJECTIVES To list the ingredients used in making pasta To understand the reasoning for pasta shape selection To design a pasta dish using a type of pasta of your choice To write the steps in making pasta. 5 THINGS ABOUT PASTA
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5 THINGS ABOUT PASTA
In your group write down 5 things you can think of about pasta!
Who Invented Pasta?
The Chinese, The Italians or the Indians?
WHAT IS PASTA MADE FROM?
HOW IS PASTA MADE?
1. BLENDING OF SEMOLINA FLOUR
2. KNEADING AND MIXING OF
3. SHAPING THE DOUGH
5. PACKAGING AND DISTRIBUTION
There are more than 600 pasta shapes world wide
Penne –comes from the latin “penna” meaning feather or quill can be lisce (smooth) or regate (ridges)
Macaroni elbows - Can be topped with any sauce, baked, or put in soups, salads and stir-fry dishes
Rotini ("Spirals" or "Twists") - Rotini's twisted shape holds bits of meat, vegetables and cheese, so it works well with any sauce
Jumbo Shells - Best when stuffed with your cheese, meat or vegetables.
Bow Ties, Farfalle ("Butterflies") - Bow Ties brighten any meal with their interesting shape. Thick enough for any sauce, or make into a salad or soup
Spaghetti ("A Length of Cord“) - Spaghetti Bolognese – The UK and USA’s favorite pasta dish.
Wagon Wheels, Ruote ("Wheels") - Wagon Wheels make interesting salads, casseroles and stir-fry dishes. Add to soups, or simply top with sauce and enjoy
Lasagne (From "lasanum," Latin for pot) - Create new Lasagne casseroles by using chopped vegetables, cheeses and any kind of sauce.
Rigatoni ("Large Grooved") - Rigatoni's ridges and holes are perfect with any sauce, from cream or cheese to the chunkiest meat sauces
RINSE ONLY WHEN SERVING COLD!
ADD OIL WHEN STORING
MAKE SURE THERE IS ENOUGH WATER
Why Is Pasta Good for Us?
1 Cup of Cooked pasta contains;
IT IS A GREAT SOURCE OF ENERGY!
WHICH COUNTRY EATS THE MOST PASTA?