There is nothing more satisfying than unwrapping a wrapper from decadent pasta. They are the epitome of luxury, pure indulgence of hedonic desires, and are largely known as the favorite cookies of Parisian tea houses. But behind their pastel shades and beautiful textures is technical knowledge – the art of making pasta in the form of a combination of sweetness, sensations, smells.
We bring to your attention our 10 great facts about pasta. . .
1. The first pasta in the world was made not in France, but in Italy. In 1533, sweets were delivered to France by the personal chef of the future queen Catherine de Medici. A little later, the recipe was finalized by chef Pierre Defontaine, who invented to fill them with butter cream. Continue reading