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DIY Pasta Sauce: Make your own Authentic Italian Red Sauce in 10 Minutes or Less!

Carlo Pistritto, Mechanical Engineer turned Jack-of-all-Trades

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11 Videos (22m)
    • Section 1.1 - Welcome

      1:37
    • Section 1.2 - What is a Red Sauce?

      4:27
    • Section 1.3 - Overview of Making a Red Sauce

      2:54
    • Section 2.1 - Choosing Your Ingredients

      2:05
    • Section 2.2 - Food Preparation

      1:07
    • Section 3.1 - Sautéing

      1:14
    • Section 3.2 - Tomato Base

      1:50
    • Section 3.3 - Adding Other Major Ingredients

      1:17
    • Section 3.4 - Adding Herbs and Spices

      1:26
    • Section 3.5 - Cooking Pasta

      2:30
    • Section 3.6 - Plating Your Dish

      1:31

About This Class

Learn how to cook a fast and easy authentic homemade Italian pasta sauce using basic ingredients. This class focuses on tomato-based sauce.  Perfect for cooks and non-cooks alike, and ideal for people who don't have much time to shop and cook, but still want to provide their family a delicious and healthy meal. Meant to be made using ingredients usually found in a kitchen. Lectures will include explanations of the purpose of each ingredient, and substitute/optional ingredients that can be used based on the cook's desired taste or ingredient availability. This recipe is vegetarian-friendly, but flavorful enough for meat lovers alike.

We will also briefly be covering how to cook pasta so that we can create a complete meal.

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Step by step instructions on how to create an authentic pasta dish. Helpful class :)
I appreciate that Carlo really goes over how to create an authentic Italian pasta dish!
He presents some neat ideas not know by the average person.

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Carlo Pistritto

Mechanical Engineer turned Jack-of-all-Trades

Here is my bio, complete with the different types of skills I am interested in teaching.

I am the youngest child of an immigrant family from Sicily, Italy.

I have been cooking since I was around five years old, helping both of my parents in the kitchen as a "sous chef".

My first language was Sicilian, followed by English (which is my primary language now). I learned Spanish in middle school and high school and I am fairly fluent. I then studied Italian in college, which...

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