al dente

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of pasta cooked so as to be firm when eaten

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Al Dente Fettucine with Seared Beef and Sour Cream (left) andChocolate Penne Rigate with Dried Fruits and Walnuts.
It was lightly creamy where the noodles were al dente and the chashu was a meaty tender.
So I grabbed a packet, and guess what it said: "For al dente, reduce cooking time." Gino, mate, I think someone's on to your secret.
Because an al dente pasta dish is impossible to make on the Sabbath, in this delicious case Italian Jews boiled their pasta ahead and baked it with a good Bolognese sauce.
Cook pasta al dente, which translates "to the tooth"--a slightly firm texture, not soft and mushy.
A risotto that is cooked but the grain remains al dente. This frozen base offers chefs exactly that."
Starting from an awesome Eid Al Adha brunch for families at its brand new international restaurant Cote Jardin to an indulgent Business lunch at the Al Dente restaurant there is something to suit every taste, mood and occasion.
Boil a pan of water, then add the pasta with a good pinch of salt and cook according to packet instructions until al dente.
Cook for 4 mins more until al dente. 3 Remove from the heat and let it sit with the lid on for 10 mins.
Summary: APEAL -- the Association for the Promotion and Exhibition of the Arts in Lebanon -- announced the recipients for this year's APEAL/Maria Geagea Annual Scholarship Wednesday at a news conference at Al Dente restaurant.
3 Meanwhile, cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water for about 10 to 15 minutes or until al dente (follow instructions on the packet).
The rice should be creamy and al dente (tender but still retaining a bite).
Cook the Pappardelle in a large quantity of boiling salted water until al dente. Meanwhile, heat 50g of butter and the olive oil in a frying pan.
What you're aiming for is al dente, Italian for "to the tooth.'' It's just a way of saying that properly cooked pasta is tender all the way through, but still ever so slightly firm to the bite.
Cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water for six to seven minutes or until al dente. Drain well and mix with the sauce.