Perfect pasta

Perfect pasta

For the ultimate homemade pasta experience, Sandra Mclay from Total Food Equipment introduces a trusted Italian appliance bound to become a kitchen stalwart.

Creating your own fresh pasta at home means you get to experiment with different flavours, and temper to suit your individual palate. For a spicy Mexican take on the Italian staple, add chili peppers; or push the envelope altogether by using chocolate as the base for a unique pasta dessert. 
The Marcato Atlas 150 Wellness Pasta Machine makes all your pasta dreams come true. Marcato has been a market leader in the production of kitchen appliances that can create delicious, authentic homemade pizza, pasta, pane and biscotti for the past 80 years; and the new version of the Atlas Pasta Machine combines high functionality with beautiful design. 
The ‘Wellness’ version is manufactured from anodised aluminium alloy so that the dough is completely free from any nasty toxic metal residue.
With the capability of creating pasta in three shapes – lasagne, fettuccine and tagliolini – the Atlas Pasta Machine can be used with 12 accessories (sold separately) to make additional shapes, and comes equipped with a 10-position regulating knob to achieve different dough sheet thicknesses to suit your culinary requirements.
Easily secure your pasta machine to the bench with the accompanying clamp; and, to increase productivity in the kitchen, it has a bayonet fitting so that a Marcato Pastadrive motor can be easily attached.
A genuine Italian masterpiece, the Atlas 150 Wellness Pasta Machine comes in classic stainless steel, as well as red, blue and black.
Bring your culinary creations to fruition with quality kitchen essentials from Total Food Equipment.


Fresh pasta tips

We took a leaf out of Laura Santtini’s new cookbook, Pasta Secrets, for the low down on how to make the best fresh pasta.
Laura suggests using only the finest ingredients and a pinch of love. ‘Type 00’ flour or ‘farina tipo 00’ (doppio zero) is finely milled especially for making pasta, while fresh free-range eggs are vital to give the pasta a nice, bright hue. If the yolks are a little on the pale side, you can always add a dash of yellow food colouring to the dough, and for added elasticity and flavour simply add a splash of olive oil into the mix.

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