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Courgette pasta maker

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I’ve been to BBC Good Food Show in Harrogate a couple of weeks ago. I’ve bought a cutter and a couple of accessories for making courgette pasta. It was something I was considering to buy, but postponed it as I felt I might end up not using the equipment. I am looking at a pasta rolling machine too and I have the same dilemma, will I use it enough to justify loosing the cupboard space?

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Here is my first attempt to make pasta. The strings were as in the demonstration at the show, more than 1m long and springy.

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At the show the set was half the price of a machine and smaller, I thought I can try it. The cutter is perfect for the Julienne cut and this made my decision easier. It doesn’t look particularly professional, but it does the job. If I find it very useful, I’m going to replace it with a machine in the future.

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The courgette pasta boiled in a few minutes.

I don’t have pictures of the pasta dish, I’ll have to cook the dish again for pictures. I thought the cheese will overpower the courgette, but it didn’t, the pasta added their own flavour and it created a new dimension. Much better than expected.

Do you have a courgette pasta maker? Do you use it?

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