1. Make Your Own Pasta
Nothing beats homemade pasta. Try Mario’s simple recipe this weekend.2. Picking Your Pasta
Look for a pasta shape that will compliment that sauce you will pair it with.3. Adding Salt To The Pasta Water
Add enough salt to your pasta water so that it tastes like the sea. This will is important because it seasons the pasta preventing it from tasting bland. Keep in mind you will still need to season your dish to taste.4. Cooking Your Pasta
Cook your pasta for one minute less than the package directions. You can finish the pasta in a pot with the sauce. This will prevent overcooking.5. Using The Pasta Water
Mario uses pasta water in many of his dishes. The water contains a bit of starch from the cooked pasta and salt. Often this helps the sauce come together with a bit of extra flavor.