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Pasta Cookbook Recommendation

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Greetings and Salutations Everyone,

Having fun going through the forums. Very appreciative of the high level of discourse and good humor. I’m home.

Looking for a pasta cook book. One that doesn’t use volumetric measurements. Metric is welcomed.

I’ve been making linguine and ravioli for over ten years.

Favorite is my KitchenAid Paste roller.

Thanks in Advance,

Nelson87, In Southern Connecticut

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Greetings and Salutations Everyone,

Having fun going through the forums. Very appreciative of the high level of discourse and good humor. I’m home.

Looking for a pasta cook book. One that doesn’t use volumetric measurements. Metric is welcomed.

I’ve been making linguine and ravioli for over ten years.

Favorite is my KitchenAid Paste roller.

Thanks in Advance,

Nelson87, In Southern Connecticut

Do you want the main focus to be on the pasta itself or on recipes using pasta (or maybe equal focus)? It sounds like the former, but I thought I'd ask.

edited to add: Welcome to eGullet!


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I have the original of this book, and it's terrific. The one noted below is a "revised edition."

AMAZON LINK

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I have the original of this book, and it's terrific. The one noted below is a "revised edition."

AMAZON LINK

I should have mentioned that the paperback version is quite a bit cheaper, and it looks like it may be the original.

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Do you want the main focus to be on the pasta itself or on recipes using pasta (or maybe equal focus)? It sounds like the former, but I thought I'd ask.

Never said anything 'bout sauce. So.. Why do you?

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Never said anything 'bout sauce. So.. Why do you?

What is so unreasonable about him asking for clarification? (In fact, he never mentioned sauce, either.)

Pasta can be used to refer to both the ingredient and to dishes using the ingredient. Most "pasta cookbooks" will concentrate on the latter.

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Pasta Fresca: An Exuberant Collection of Fresh, Vivid and Simple Pasta Recipes by Evan Kleiman and Viana La Place.

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Thanks Franci. She has another book comming out Oct 14, '13. See below link

http://www.amazon.com/Sauces-Shapes-Pasta-Italian-Way/dp/0393082431/ref=la_B0026BZGRI_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1380184613&sr=1-2

Nelson87 in Southern Connecticut

Sauces & Shapes: Pasta the Italian Way, which Oretta and I cowrote, has sections on sauces, soups in which pasta is used, and fresh pasta, plus a long introductory section that is sort of a user's manual for pasta.

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MS. Fant

I am eagerly awaiting Sauces & Shapes: Pasta the Italian Way.

Nelson87, AKA Popeye

In Southern Connecticut

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