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When you are in denial about your part in the relationship, then you are no better than a child flinging sand at another child in a sandbox.

When you take responsibility for your part in the marriage, only then will you be able to connect with your partner in a mature, intimate way.

Once drained and dressed pasta becomes a matter of extreme urgency and it is very important to tuck in the moment it is ready. Pasta secca (dry pasta) 100g uncooked pasta per person as a one-course meal 70–80g uncooked pasta per person as an appetizer 50g uncooked pasta per person when added to soups Pasta fresca (fresh pasta) 80g uncooked pasta per person as a one-course meal 30–40g uncooked pasta per person when added to soups The act of skillfully combining cooked pasta with a sauce is something we Italians call the ‘mantecare’ or ‘mantecatura’.

This literally means to emulsify the starch from the pasta with the oil or butter in the sauce to make that creamy loose pasta finish that is so compelling.

Boiling pasta Italian-style Fill a large pot with water, cover and bring to the boil.

(Note: The rule is 1 litre/quart water for every 100g pasta.) When at a rolling boil add 1 tablespoon rock salt (a palm-full) and wait for the water to comeback up to the boil.

As her fourth book, food writer Laura Santtini has been a prominent voice in food since 2009.Add the pasta to the boiling salted water and stir with a long carving fork.Bring the water back up to the boil and lower the heat slightly to avoid the pot boiling over and cook as directed on the packet.This ingenious invention is a safe and easy way to drain pasta without rushing to the sink, you simply pull the inbuilt colander up and the magical starchy cooking water, that is the ‘numero uno’ pasta secret, stays in the pot rather than being poured down the sink.When purchasing, be sure to look for a minimum capacity of 4 litres/quarts and a large and spacious colander, otherwise no matter the size of the pot your pasta will be confined anyway, which kind of defeats the object.

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