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How is Pasta Made?

Since 1994, Basta Pasta has been winning people over with our famous Fallston pasta and Italian food.  Basta Pasta is one of the most treasured pasta restaurants in the Fallston area, and we love providing the residents with true Italian food. Of course, it’s always good to pay tribute and understand the history of such delicious food and if you have ever wondered “how is pasta made?” then we have the answers for you. Let’s take a quick tour into the world of pasta!


Have you ever tried your hand at making pasta?

Pasta Around the World

While Basta Pasta is known for fine Italian food and one of the premier pasta restaurants in Fallston, visitors from other countries may not know what type of food we serve! You see, pasta is served in some shape or form in other countries and is known as udon in Japan, mein in China and spaetzle in Germany. But, not matter where you are from, you can’t deny the delicious taste and the celebration that is fine Italian food.

Basic Ingredients

Pasta basically consists of two basic raw materials: water and semolina flour. Semolina is ground flour that is amber-colored and grown specifically for being used as pasta. Semolina flour is much more easily digestible than a lot of other flour. Farina flour can be used to make pasta as well, but most of the flour is semolina flour. Eggs are sometimes mixed in to add color and richness. Adding herbs and spices like garlic has recently increased in popularity.

Fallston Pasta Preparation

The flour needs to be mixed and kneaded before it’s ready to go in the oven. The most important process before the pasta finds its way to your table is the cutting. The cutting phase will determine the type of noodle you will dine on. After the past is dried, you will be ready to enjoy this delicious Italian food in Fallston’s famous pasta restaurant!

Visit Basta Pasta Today!

In 2004, Basta Pasta opened its doors to the public, and ever since has maintained the image and experience of casual Italian dining. In addition to fresh, delicious ingredients and recipes, the restaurant strives to uphold expert, attentive, and cordial service for its customers. Enjoy a taste of Italy with hearty pasta dishes, endless salad and breadsticks, and fine wines right here in your hometown. For more information, visit our website.

Want to learn more about our wine selection? Need to get in touch with one of our locations? Here is some basic contact information:

Fallston Location- 2745 Fallston Road


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