• Toby

The Ultimate Buying Guide to Home-Made Pasta 2020

Updated: Nov 22, 2020

Maybe you picked up cooking from scratch in lockdown or want to impress your dinner dates with freshly made pasta, either way this blog will help you impress and showcase your skills. Of course it all begins with the dough and the good thing about making it all from scratch is that you can accommodate to dietary requirements, we have linked our favourite recipe in our verdict, go check it out.

1) Mixing Bowl

OXO is a renowned brand for cooking supplies and we love their mixing bowls. These set of 3 Good Grips bowls will be a fab addition to any household, whether you are cooking for a family or just yourself. They are easy to clean, but also fit nicely into the dishwasher.

Buy Now: £20.73

2) Rolling Pin

We understand you are likely to have a rolling pin in your top drawer already, but we wanted to take the time to review this for you just incase. This GOBAM rolling pin is made from high quality beechwood, so you will be making a worthwhile investment, as the durability of this premium wood is second to none. Its sleek surface definitely doesn't have any burrs, which is what makes it a great rolling pin for creating smooth pasta surfaces.

Buy Now: £7.64

3) Pasta Machine

Marcato Atlas has engineered a beautiful pasta machine, that is sleek and sustainable. Its Italian heritage and chrome aesthetic makes it an appliance must have. This machine is able to make Lasagne, Fettuccine and Tagliolini pasta but it can also be used for making pitta bread, again noodles and dumpling cases. This machine is also compatible with 12 different pasta attachments that can be bought separately if you want to adventure with you machine a little more. This is a top end machine and is definitely worth the investment.

Buy Now: £62.00

4) Pasta Drying Rack

This device may seem a bit abstract, but it is a necessity in creating the best pasta. The drying rack ensures that shape and structure are desirable before cooking it. This compact design is definetly the best in the market for us, its tall innotave design allows it to hold upto 2 kg of pasta at a time. When you are finished with it, it is easily cleaned and stored hassle free.

Buy now: £19.99

5) Ravioli cutters

One of our personal favourite pastas is ravioli, eating it delightful but making it is so fun, you can determine a lot about the person as to what they put in their ravioli. There are many ways to make ravioli but the traditional ravioli cutters are a must have in your drawer if you count yourself a pasta connoisseur. Simply just use them as a stamp, totally foolproof.

Buy Now: £5.49

6) Ravioli Press