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Authentic Italian Pasta

I’m a huge pasta fan! If the time permits I make pasta by myself. I made it with one of this old school small pasta machines where you put the dough through until it is perfectly thin. then put on the cutting unit to get some nice pasta out of the thin dough. It was quiet fun. But then I learn the real authentic Italian way to make pasta. It’s actually quit hard work, but it’s worth it! And after the hard work you enjoy the pasta even more 🙂 Put flour, semolina on the table, make a hole in the center to put the eggs and some olive oil in it. Now start to mix and knead until you have a nice dough. Go on with kneading for about 8 to 10 minutes until the dough is quit elastic. Wrap the dough tight in foil and put in the fridge for half an hour.     The Italians all have a wooden pasta board and a pasta rolling pin to get a perfect result. Because the wood …

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Almond Milk

    Almond milk is quite a hype now a days but it is nothing new. Already in Middle Ages people loved cook with or drink almond milk. It is a plant based alternativ to cow milk. It tastes pretty good but what is all about this milk?   Almond milk is actually just made out of water and almond oil. The best almond milk is the homemade. I did not find one milk that tastes as good as homemade one and the most almond milks contains stabilizers or other thing you do not really want to consume. So how to make almond milk by yourself? INGREDIENTS: peeled and soaked almonds, water. Soak some peeled almond in cold water over night or longer. Then rinse the soaked almonds and process them with some cold water in the food processor until it get’s a creamy homogen liquid. Put a sieve over a bowl and cover it with a thin cotton towel. Now put the creamy liquid on the towel filter and drain all the liquid out of …