The Science Behind Making Pasta

While many view pasta-making as an art, it actually boils down to these principles of chemistry.

This article, written by John Perritano, appears on How Stuff Works.

Mario Batali, American Chemical Society Weigh in on the Science of Pasta

Like any good Italian, my mother, Victoria Perritano, made her first batch of pasta dough as young bride newly married to her Italian groom. She learned the technique from her mother, my grandmother.

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