Lessons > How to Select Pasta (Plant-Based)

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Lesson Overview

While there is a big difference between fresh, laminated, pasta and dried, extruded, pasta, contrary to popular belief, one is not necessarily better than the other. Both are appreciated for their unique qualities and are used for different purposes.

Another big misconception is that all pasta…

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • describe the two different processes used to make pasta
  • identify the ingredients used to make pasta
  • understand why some pastas are better in quality than others
  • understand how to pick out quality, dried pasta at the store
  • describe the process used to make fresh pasta at home

Course Syllabus

START: Watch Lesson Platform Tour
1. Introduction: How to Select Pasta Video Lesson
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment
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3. What is & How is Pasta Made?
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4. The Quality of Extruded, Dried Pasta
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5. Reorder Sequence Activity
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6. Lesson Practice Recipes
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7. Lesson Quiz
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Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

What People Are Saying

"Before this course I knew nothing about making pasta except boiling the water, and frankly I did that wrong because I added salt at the wrong time. Now I now how to choose a quality pasta to ensure that it will best carry the sauce and I know what it means to cook pasta to al dente." ★★★★★
"The difference in the processing is very notable and certainly gives one more choices for an improved pasta dish! Key in this lesson are choices!" ★★★★★
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13 Videos | 7 Tasks
Task 1: Introduction: How to Select Pasta Video Lesson
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: What is & How is Pasta Made?
Task 4: The Quality of Extruded, Dried Pasta
Task 5: Reorder Sequence Activity
Task 6: Lesson Practice Recipes
Task 7: Lesson Quiz

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