Cooking with your house guests


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Bobi and Bella helped with the pasta dinner on Saturday night.  We made fresh pasta dough (recipe in an earlier post) and we used the dough for two types of ravioli:  veal and sausage and cheese.  These were served with pesto and a fresca marinara.  These recipes will be featured in the handmade pasta chapter of Cook the Part.  The recipe for the cheese filled ravioli follows:

Cheese Filling

1 pound ricotta
1/3 cup parmesan, freshly grated
3 large cloves garlic, crushed
1 ½ teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
3 large egg yolks
2 tablespoons Italian parsley, finely chopped
¼ pound mozzarella, finely diced

 

1.  Mix
Mix all ingredients, incorporating the eggs one at a time.

2.  Chill.
Cover and chill until ready to fill raviolis.

Bobi and Bella visiting and cooking

Bobi and Bella visiting and cooking

Making pasta with Bella and Bobi

Making pasta with Bella and Bobi

Well of flour for the egg

Make a well out of the flour and break the eggs into the center.

Making Pasta

Slowly stir the egg into the flour.

Learning technique of gradually stirring the eggs into the flour

Learning technique of gradually stirring the eggs into the flour

2010-09-20T12:37:57+00:00 September 20th, 2010|Menus and Memories, Recipes|