5 Pasta Sauces That Could Save The Day

Pasta by itself is no head-turner. But cloak it in the savoury, refreshing and sizzling sauce, and everyone wants a piece of it. As it happens, the trick with making a pasta sauce isn’t the sophistication; it’s the simplicity. Let’s begin our first masterclass with a relatively simple pesto.   Purple Pesto Sauce    

June 22, 2016 / by admin / No Comments

Pasta On The Side

Heart: I want pasta! Head: What, again? Heart: Again? Head: Didn’t you just have some? Heart: That was yesterday! Head: … Heart: What? Head: Maybe try something new? Heart: Naah, pasta it is! Head: Okay, but not for the main course. Heart: As in? Head: Pasta sides, dummy! Heart: Hey, who you calling dummy? Head:

June 22, 2016 / by admin / 1 Comment

Styling Pasta: Plating Tips For Serving Pasta

We human beings are a visual species. If it looks good, we want it. Beautiful women, beautiful cars, beautiful art. And the same goes for food; we eat with our eyes. So the next time you whip up a feast for the gods, let it be a feast for the eyes too. Well, let’s open

June 22, 2016 / by admin / No Comments

Roll sound. Roll Camera. Dig in.

We all know our cinema history, be it when Dorothy realizes she and Toto aren’t in Kansas anymore, or when Rhett Butler scandalized our grandparents with the D-word, or when Charlie Chaplin landed his first speaking role. But unbeknownst to many, over the years, pasta’s been quietly doing the rounds of Hollywood, featuring in a

June 22, 2016 / by admin / No Comments

Use Your Noodle – What Exactly, is The Difference Between Spaghetti and Noodles?

Of all the world’s mysteries, the spaghetti-noodle debate is by far, one of the most intriguing (to us at least) and perplexing. Till today, people still can’t quite wrap their heads around this conundrum as easily as they (for example) would wrap a pile of spaghetti around a fork. To save our readers from more

June 22, 2016 / by admin / 5 Comments

The Science Behind the Healthy Pasta

Pasta is a food rebel. And like all rebels, it has stirred a revolution in the world of food. Those who used to say that pasta is fattening or not good for one’s health in the longer run, cannot help but grab that spatula for another plateful. Because even they cannot deny the healthy benefits

June 22, 2016 / by admin / No Comments

Al Dente Pasta Hacks

There’s more to pasta than meets the eye. As you would know if you’ve ever tried making pasta at home, more often than not, you’ll end up with gooey, sticky stuff that’s just not worth the time or effort. But that’s why we’re here, no? To make sure your next pasta escapade won’t end as

June 22, 2016 / by admin / 5 Comments

That’s not true! Debunking pasta myths.

Had you been Italian, you’d have understood the significance of cooking the perfect pasta dish. We can’t make you Italian now. But we sure can help you cook like one. Since pasta’s popularity has increased, myths have begun to surface, which can get in the way of perfect Al Dente. Allow us to burst some

June 22, 2016 / by admin / No Comments

The Pasta Creation Myth

“And on the 8th day, He created pasta and behold, it was very good.” We all know that pasta is heaven-sent (duh!), but when did we mere mortals first learn to love it? Fear not, young ones. This is the history of pasta as we know it. Marco… Polo? While many researchers credit the discovery

June 22, 2016 / by admin / 1 Comment

The Four Most Famous Pasta Shapes (and what they’re called)

At Panzani, we know pasta like the back of our hand (and boy, do we know the back of our hand.) Alright, now that that’s out of the way, it’s down to business, then. The answer to the question ‘Just how many pasta shapes are out there?’ is: Over 600. But that’s the easy part.

June 06, 2016 / by admin / No Comments