He Says People Cook Pasta Wrong. After I Tried His Tips – He’s Right.


I’ve been cooking pasta all wrong and my bet is, you have too!

Chef Andrew Carmellini, author of the new book Urban Italian, demonstrates the proper method to give pasta a silky smooth taste. The trick is in how the pasta is drained then folded into the sauce, and perfected when Chef Caramellini’s secret is added.

Here he demonstrates the proper way to sauce pasta; starch and fat are crucial. I was amazed that I’d never seen this method before. Now I am cooking the family pasta the right way and yes, the compliments are pouring in!