- By Mashed
Cracking open a jar of marinara sauce and throwing a pack of spaghetti into a pot of boiling water is one of the easiest ways to make a meal during a busy work week, but sometimes the jarred sauce coating your pasta is lacking in flavor. Even a batch of homemade sauce you've spent hours on can be disappointing in the flavor department - missing a certain something you just can't put your finger on. So, naturally, you turn to a secret ingredient to save the day.
- By La Cucina Italiana USA
Food waste is not cool and nobody should throw in the bin what's still edible and good to eat. We didn't need the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste to remind us all of that, right? To make the job easier, check out this collection of recipes featuring cheese rinds, leftover pasta, vegetable skins and fruit seeds. It doesn't sound too yummy but it actually is. Buon appetito!
- By Mashed
What do you do when your pasta has finally reached al dente perfection? If your answer is to drain it in the sink you're making a significant culinary mistake. That murky, starchy water, known as "liquid gold" by many chefs, still has a job to do...