How I Learned to Cook Pasta Like a True Italian by Thought Catalog

How I Learned to Cook Pasta Like a True Italian by Thought Catalog Thought Catalog writer Callie Byrnes shares how her experience living in Italy taught her how to live life and enjoy food the Mediterranean way—by eating and cooking with simple, fresh ingredients. The secret is balancing lean protein, nutritious vegetables, and appropriate portions of al dente pasta. It also doesn't hurt to have a few dinner guests to share stories around a table full of pasta recipes come to life.

What are some culinary secrets you’ve learned from your travels? Bring those memorable flavors back home to your kitchen with these tips on how to cook pasta like a true Italian. It may even inspire you to branch out your pasta portioning skills to other cultural meal ideas to create some great pasta fusion.

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