Oede.by is the first cooking school in Minsk. It is a cozy kitchen in the center of the city where the best chefs share their secrets with wanna be gourmands. Here is a photo report on ‘Making Pasta at Home’ master class with Anton Kalenik of Bistro de Luxe.
Semolina for pasta (ма́нка - in Russian)
This is hard work - you need strong hands, like Anton’s
Keep it warm and cozy - or it will run away
Pasta machine (20 euro, can’t buy in Minsk; closest vendors in Lithuania and Russia)
Virginal leaf of pasta
Varieties - you can do pretty much anything you want with it
Frutti del Mare
Wine (white, dry, cheap)
Cherry tomatoes, garlic, basil, parsley
To get that garlic taste just crush the clove (without peeling it) and throw into the pan…
… like that - no need to slice, dice, squeeze, etc and no burned garlic in your dish! just throw it out once it’s shared all its goodness.
The last stages - this smells amazing…
Add vegetable broth to keep the ingredients stewing gently.
Fresh hand made pasta cooks for about 2 minutes - no more!
The miraculous cheese grater for the finishing touches.
THE DELICIOUS RESULTS
Frutti del Mare Linguine with Tomato Sauce
Pappardelle with Meat Ragoût
Tagliatelle with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes
This was so much fun. Thank you, Oede.by!