Menu Enter a recipe name, ingredient, keyword...

7 pasta mistakes you should never make


Everyone seems to think that cooking pasta is super easy. All you need to do is boil some water, add the pasta and cook for a few minutes. Right? Wrong! 

If you want to make sure that your pasta tastes its absolute best, there are a few rules you need to follow, especially when it comes to taking into account its molecular structure. Pasta contains starch, which is something you should never forget while cooking it. 

Read on to find out the 7 mistakes you should never make when cooking pasta! 

Don't add oil to the cooking water!

Whatever you do, do NOT add oil to the cooking water! Although a lot of people are in the habit of doing this, it serves absolutely no purpose whatsoever. 

More steaming articles

Chef Tips and Tricks

8 Mistakes That Everybody Makes With Pasta

Do you put the pasta in without waiting for the water to boil? Add oil? Forget the salt? 

Comment on this article