The Italian Cooking Tools that cannot miss in your kitchen

In our cooking classes we use several traditionals tools to do fresh pasta and other recipes. In this page I illustrate the most common tools and I give you the links to buy it in different country.

Pasta Guitar

Pasta Guitar

It is a frame strung with music wire, used to cut fresh pasta into strands. Chitarras originated in the Abruzzo region of Italy. One rolls out pieces of pasta dough by hand, places each sheet of fresh pasta on the wires, and presses the sheet through the wires with a rolling pin.

 

gnocchi board

Rigagnocchi

Gnocchi board in natural wood to work and arm gnocchi and garganelli.

 

scraper

Bench scraper

Bench scraper is perfect tool for removing any sticky dough from your board, hands and the mixing fork. Once the dough has formed and rested, you can use it again to cut the dough into sections.

 

Rolling pin

The rolling pin is a tool used in the kitchen to stretch and thin solid doughs.

 

pasta board

Pasta Board

Pasta boards have flat, portable surfaces for dough to be worked and rolled. It is made  from various types of wood

 

Pasta Cutter wheels

A tool for cutting pastry and pasta dough to size. It’s ideal for making pie cases, ravioli and biscuits

 

pasta machine

Pasta Machine

Pasta Machine to rolls and cuts pasta dough for making traditional lasagne, fettuccine, and tagliolini at home

 

Ravioli Maker Kit

A kit for forming, filling, sealing, and cutting raviolis in just minutes with the included pasta rolling pin

Ravioli Stamps

Set of 2 Stainless Steel Ravioli Stamps & Cutters-Square and Circle.

 

ricer

Potato Ricer

 

Potato Ricer & Fruit Press ideal for creating smooth creamy mashed potatoes

strainer

Log Handle Strainer

To drain pasta/vegetable/dumplings directly over the pot.

 

food mill

Food Mill

 

Perfect for all types of vegetables, ideal for tomato sauce, purée and to break up baby food.

 

pasta cutter square

Rolling pasta cutter ( square)

To cut Pasta square to do farfalle and tortellini

 

pasta cutter circle

Rolling Pasta cutter ( circle)

 

To cut  Pasta circcle to do Cappelletti and Agnolotti.

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