Whether you’re a total beginner at making homemade pasta or you’ve been doing it for years now, make sure you’re not missing out on the most essential tools when it comes to making pasta at home. This article lists the best tools and equipment for making pasta. Of course, the basics: a pasta machine, pasta […]
Pasta Buyer's Guides
I've written several buyers guides to help you pick the right model. Whether you're looking for a way to make homemade ravioli or just want a high quality pasta maker, the following buyers guides are for you.
List of pasta buyer's guides
There are many different ways to make ravioli and each has their own benefits. When deciding on the best ravioli maker, there are several ravioli stamps, trays, attachments and tools that I can recommend for you to pick between. Stamps, trays and smaller pasta tools are generally all cheap yet great options that don’t rely […]
Top tip for flour grade choice: As a general rule, fine pasta shapes such as vermicelli and spaghetti work best with fine flour such as 00 grade. For bigger, more robust pasta shapes like penne or conchiglie (shells) use a course semolina flour or a blend with some course flour in it. As always, everyone […]
For the past six years I have updated this buyers guide every year. For 2021, our top rated machine, the Philips pasta maker has had a minor model update but otherwise my recommendations remain the same. Philips, Marcato and KitchenAid are all great choices, but each have their purpose and perfect use. Don’t expect the […]