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Learning Objectives To learn new facts about pasta To see why there are so many types of pasta available To design a pasta dish using a type of pasta of your choice . 5 Things about Pasta In your group write down 5 things you can think of about pasta!. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Who Invented Pasta?
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Learning Objectives • To learn new facts about pasta • To see why there are so many types of pasta available • To design a pasta dish using a type of pasta of your choice
5 Things about Pasta In your group write down 5 things you can think of about pasta! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Who Invented Pasta? The Chinese, The Italians or the Indians? • The Chinese – Eaten pasta as far back at 5,000 BC. • The origins of 'macaroni' in Italy go back as far as the time of the Ancient Romans who gave the credit to the 'Gods’ • Italian Marco Polo brought it back to Italy from China in the 13th Century A.D • Video – History of Pasta
The word pasta comes from the Italian word for paste, meaning a combination of flour and water • Top quality pasta is made from durum wheat semolina (flour). • When pasta is made the aim is to convert the flour of the durum wheat semolina into an product we can eat. What Is Pasta Made From?
How is Pasta Made? 1. Blending of flour and water 2. Kneading and mixing of the dough 3. Shaping the Dough 4.Drying 5. Packaging and Distribution
Pasta Shapes There are more than 600 pasta shapes world wide Alphabets - This favourite kids' shape is usually used in soups for a fun meal anytime Macaroni - 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 favourite 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
Different Pasta Shapes / Types • How we cook them
Why Is Pasta Good for Us? 1 Cup of Cooked pasta contains;
World Pasta Day 25th October
Design a Pasta Dish • What shape of pasta you will use? Shells, spaghetti • Who your dish is for? • Child, Teenager, Mother, Father, Nan, Grandfather, vegetarian, athlete • What ingredients you are going to add to the pasta? • Meat, vegetables, Sauce