When it comes to Italian pasta sauces feelings run high. Both Jamie Oliver and Nigella Lawson have experienced the wrath of Italian chefs after their attempts at a classic carbonara, and they’re probably not alone.
But whatever tradition dictates, one thing is for sure. Homemade pasta sauce is one of life’s pleasures, where simple technique and good quality ingredients let those beloved Italian flavours shine.
Learn how to make homemade pasta sauces and unlock a world of simple and tasty cooking, small on effort and big on reward. What’s not to like?!
Whether you’re looking for a quick and tasty supper fix like spicy puttanesca or a comforting creamy cacio pepe or feeding a crowd with ragu alla bolognese, you’re bound to find a suitable pasta sauce recipe to satisfy all your guests.
If you’ve never tried making your own pasta sauce, help is at hand from this simple food infographic from SavingSpot which outlines 14 classic pasta sauces. We’ll leave you to debate the semantics of garlic and seasoning and personalise your recipe as you choose, just be careful who you invite to dinner!
Once you’ve nailed how to make homemade pasta sauce, be sure to make sure that you use the right pasta: 40 Pasta Types and What Sauce to use with them.