How to cook pasta "al dente"
Cooking pasta properly is indispensable for success with any pasta recipe. The key to cooking pasta is enough water and heat, and knowing when the pasta is chewy and al dente. DIRECTIONS FOR COOKING “AL DENTE” ITALIAN STYLE. Prepare sauce in a wide pan. In a separate pot bring 4 to 5 litres of salted water to a rapid boil. Pour in the package of pasta 500 g (if using as a main course we recommended 100 g p/person) stirring gently. DO NOT ADD OIL TO THE WATER (a good quality