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Learn how to use the best ingredients and simple, classic techniques to make fresh, homemade pasta in your own kitchen with Making Artisan Pasta. Calling for just the simplest ingredients and a handful of unique kitchen tools, making pasta at home has never been easier, more fun, or more delicious.

Inside, you'll find:


Recipes for pasta doughs made completely from scratch, w
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Quarry Books
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Mickey
Nov 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cooking-baking
The book does cover areas that I wanted to explore with using different kinds of flours in pasta making. This book also covers different methods of making pasta by hand or machine. If your your looking for sauce recipes for pastas you will be disappointed. If your looking for something that is gluten free you will also be disappointed.

This book covered exactly what I was looking for and I was thoughly pleased.
Nicole
Mar 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cookbook, food
An excellent book, worth owning. Makes me wish I had the pasta-making equipment so I could dive in and start making all the filled pastas, sheet pastas, and dumplings that are some of the most intriguing recipes in the book. The brilliant photography really sells each dish and style of noodle, taking you step-by-step through the whole process. Moving this to my Amazon wish list!
Debby
Feb 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cookbooks
I recently took a three-series class on pasta making, and the culinary teacher recommended this book. We made pasta from the pasta mix recipe in this book, and it had a beautiful texture. We made the two-egg pasta dough, and made the spinach pasta recipe. It was absolutely delicious, and I loved the texture of the pasta. I had to own my own copy, but Amazon was sold out of the book version. Patience isn't my greatest virtue, so I downloaded the kindle version. Thankfully, the kindle version is p ...more
Kat
Jun 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is an AWESOME book if you enjoy making pasta from scratch. Delicious recipes and every page is full of pictures detailing every step (exactly what you need if you are one of those people who loves to cook and just needs a little guidance.) Text to speech enabled.

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Eduardo Itriago
Jan 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Muy bueno y completo

El libro está muy completo y te enseña paso a paso todas las técnicas necesarias para hacer pasta en casa
Alexandra Skoronski
So many amazing things you can do with pasta

I bought this book as a curiosity awhile back and just briefly looked through it hoping it would include pasta with alternative flours. It doesn't, BUT now I have gotten to read the entire book and am impressed at how much can be done with a few simple ingredients. Noodles are my absolute favorite comfort food and the authors have included instructions for many of my favorites from many different countries, including ramen and other popular Japanese no
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Alex Gallo
Jul 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Hands down my favorite pasta book. Great detail and excellent explanations. I feel like this book is great for both beginners and seasoned makers alike. Been hogging this one at the library, up to renewal number 3 :D
Alain Harvey
Feb 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cooking
Learn how to use the best ingredients and simple, classic techniques to make fresh, homemade pasta in your own kitchen with Making Artisan Pasta. Calling for just the simplest ingredients and a handful of unique kitchen tools, making pasta at home has never been easier, more fun, or more delicious.

James Beard Award winner Green teams up again with photographer Legato (after The Fishmonger's Apprentice) to produce a beautifully photographed directory on how to make all types of pasta in your own
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Camilla
Jan 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I read the book. Cover to cover. Twice.

I own a ridiculous number of cookbooks and it's a pretty special cookbook to get me to read it like a novel and inspire me into the kitchen immediately...or at least making an ingredients list immediately. Making Artisan Pasta is such a book. Aliza Green writes about pasta, about ingredients, how to make pasta, form pasta, and so many more ideas and tips on making fabulous pasta.

The photos are similarly inspirational from the step-by-step photos to the beau
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Janie
Feb 22, 2013 rated it liked it
Green, Aliza (text) & Steve Legato (photogs.). Making Artisan Pasta: How To Make a World of Handmade Noodles, Stuffed Pasta, Dumplings, and More. Quarry: Quayside. Jan. 2012. 176p. photogs. index. ISBN 9781592537327. pap. $24.99. COOKING
artisanpasta0120 Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, January 20, 2012James Beard Award winner Green teams up again with photographer Legato (after The Fishmonger’s Apprentice) to produce a beautifully photographed directory on how to make al
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Fred Kohn
Dec 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Now that I am retired, hopefully I will have more time to devote to cooking. I have been interested in making homemade pasta ever since I obtained an old hand pasta roller from my mom that used to belong to my grandma. In reading this book, the first thing I noticed is that one can spend an absurd amount of time and money making homemade pasta. Since the book was actually overdue to the library when I began reading it (it is very popular and has a waiting list), I wasn't able to give it the atte ...more
Bonnie Jean
Feb 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: cookbook, nonfiction
This was an interesting little cookbook. The emphasis was definitely on artisan pasta- i.e., pasta as an art form- rather than practical/everyday types of things, but it definitely had a lot of creative ideas to get you thinking. I subtracted 1 star for the almost complete lack of suggestion for what to DO with these interesting pastas once you had it made, except in the very vaguest of terms: "This pasta might go well with seafood," and "Don't serve this pasta with a cream sauce." Still, defini ...more
BAC
Oct 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
Very well put together with wonderful photography. All the instructions and recipes were well written and very inspired without being pretentious. I made several of the pastas, mostly the ones incorporating veggie juices, and they all came out perfect with the added bonus of the recipes translating well for pasta machine use. I'd judge that this book is best suited for someone who's already made their own pasta a few times as it can get frustrating trying a more intricate dish for a first time.
Amy
Jan 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cookbooks
Love this book! I will definitely be using my pasta maker more often!

This book is full of gorgeous pictures, fantastic recipes, and super helpful tips. It breaks down everything from different flours and eggs, to work surfaces, to hand preparation vs machine. Plus there are many different recipes for flavored pasta doughs as well as filled and shaped pastas.
Beth Lequeuvre
May 13, 2014 rated it really liked it

So glad my best friend got me this for my birthday. This is an awesome one to own. Logical recipes. Gorgeous photography. I can't wait to start making these pastas. Any one know where one would purchase durum flour for cheap? Checked both my stores, nada.
Jonele
Jan 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
Loved this - gave great ideas for pasta flour recipes I hadn't thought of and really good directions for each one. This one will make it into my reference bookshelf!
Renee
Jul 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Wonderful - Everything I wanted of this book . . .
Brian M
Nov 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Great book for learning how to make homemade pasta.
Ginal
Jan 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Very inspiring and educational book. Thoroughly enjoyed it and will refer to the recipes for years.
Heydi Smith
Oct 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is the best pasta book I've found, in fact, the only one I think I need in my house. It has step by step illustrated instructions and fabulous recipes.
Alexandra
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Every recipe I've tried so far has been 100% on point. Amazing book and I especially love the history included on pasta shapes and all the information on the ingredients. Highly recommend.
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Aliza Green is an award-winning Philadelphia-based author, journalist, and influential chef whose books include The Fishmonger’s Apprentice (Quarry Books, 2010), Starting with Ingredients: Baking (Running Press, 2008) and Starting with Ingredients (Running Press, 2006), four Field Guides to food (Quirk, 2004-2007), Beans: More than 200 Delicious, Wholesome Recipes from Around the World (Running Pr ...more