How to Keep & Store Fresh Pasta

Introduction: How to Keep & Store Fresh Pasta

About: Made in Canada, I grew up crafting, making, and baking. Out of this love for designing and creating, I pursued a BFA in product design from Parsons School of Design in NYC. Since then I've done work for Martha…

If you end up making more fresh pasta than you need, in this class I show you the best ways to keep and store it for future use.

Step 1: What You'll Learn in This Video Class:

  • How to properly freeze and dry fresh pasta.
  • How long it can stay stored for maximum deliciousness.

Step 2: Key Points to Remember:

  • Freeze pasta in single layers only.
  • Par-boil ravioli before freezing it.
  • Do not defrost frozen pasta before cooking it.

Step 3: Quiz Time

Once you've watched the video lesson, put your knowledge to the test! Take the quizzes below and see how you do.

{
    "id": "quiz-1",
    "question": "What is my (your instructor's) favorite way to save extra fresh pasta for future use?",
    "answers": [
        {
            "title": "Drying",
            "correct": false
        },
        {
            "title": "Dehydrating",
            "correct": false
        },
 	{
            "title": "Freezing",
            "correct": true
        }
    ],
    "correctNotice": "You got it! Freezing is the quickest and most low maintenance method. I think it also maintains the 'fresh' in fresh pasta the best.",
    "incorrectNotice": "Close but no cigar! In my opinion, freezing is the quickest and most low maintenance method. I think it also maintains the 'fresh' in fresh pasta the best."
}
{
    "id": "quiz-2",
    "question": "How long can you keep fresh pasta frozen before you should eat it?",
    "answers": [
        {
            "title": "2 weeks",
            "correct": false
        },
        {
            "title": "1 month",
            "correct": true
        },
	{
            "title": "3 months",
            "correct": false
        }
    ],
    "correctNotice": "You're right! You have very smart pants.",
    "incorrectNotice": "I'm afraid not!"
}

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