24 Pasta and Grains

Pasta is a staple food in most commercial kitchens. Most pasta is made from semolina flour. It is available fresh or dried. Pasta can be boiled or baked.

Grains have a high nutritional value and can be dried for storage for long periods of time. There are many different types of rice, wheat grains, and other grains. Grains can be steamed, braised, baked, or cooked by the risotto method.


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