Are you on the lookout for the perfect Sunday dinner meal? Here you go, try some Italian Lasagna made with homemade beef ragu, bechamel white sauce and silky homemade pasta: you won’t be disappointed.
This recipe will teach you how to make your lasagne at home from scratch and, while it may seem daunting, it’s not difficult. You should start by making the ragù and while it simmers you can make some homemade pasta (fresh lasagna sheets/noodles); lastly you can preparare some white sauce (bechamel). You can also prepare you Lasagna in advance and pop it in the oven just before dinner.
You might be wondering if this dish is called Lasagna or Lasagne: well, both are correct and simply are the singular (Lasagna) and plural (Lasagne) form. Both forms are used in Italy to refer to this dish, but the plural form is preferred.
We, as Italian, always prefer to make our own pasta handmade from scratch but it’s very common (even in Italy) to go to the store and buy some ready made pasta (both fresh and dried sheets). Remember, if you are going to use dried lasagna noodles, check on the box for instructions about pre-boiling them.place the flour in the middle of the work surface and create a “well” in the center of the flour