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What kind of water you shouldn't throw pasta in and why: we tell you how to cook the popular dish correctly

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How to cook pasta correctly
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Pasta is one of the simplest, tastiest, and most budget-friendly foods that can be cooked with butter, fish, meat, stew, cheese, tomato paste, and mussels. But even such a simple product can be very easily spoiled if cooked incorrectly.

Navy pasta

The FoodOboz editorial team has selected useful tips from chefs on how to cook pasta correctly and quickly so that it does not stick together, is not raw, but is not overcooked either.

Tip: it is very important not to throw pasta into cold water, but only into boiling water! If you don't, the pasta will stick together immediately and won't taste good!

How to cook pasta correctly

1. Add a little oil when cooking

Vegetable oil

To cook pasta that won't stick together, you need to take twice as much water, so it will be soft but not overcooked. And to prevent them from sticking together during cooking, just add a few teaspoons of oil to the water and mix well.

2. Do not cover the pot with a lid

How long to cook pasta

Another way to prevent pasta from sticking together during cooking is to leave the lid off the pot.

3. Add the butter

Butter

Serve cooked pasta with butter to prevent it from sticking together on the plate. But it is very important to add room temperature butter, not solid butter.

How to cook pasta deliciously

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