Archivio Mensile March 2019

Production machines for restaurants

Production machines for restaurants

A complete machine suitable for small spaces

If you own a restaurant, but also a deli or a bakery company, one of the most sought after features is to have numerous “concentrated” functions in a compact machine, which takes up little space. Modula’s production machine for restaurants meets these requirements with a low price investment.

Modularity and innovation

Modula’s restaurant production machine has a modular structure: it allows, for example, to purchase the basic model and add in a second moment other components, thanks to the ease with which it can be assembled. The machinery and all its parts are made of stainless steel. The technological innovation of this machine is certified by numerous patents, which guarantee reliability, ease of use and cleaning, and above all maximum safety for operators.

The characteristics of Modula

With the Modula production machine, you can produce long, short and stuffed pasta. The core of the machine is the separator cylinder which allows to produce the sheet that can be used with the other components of the machine or for other preparations. The calibrating rolls are equipped with a protection mechanism that makes them extremely safe and easy to use. Numerous tools can be applied to the cylinder:

  • the folding kneading tray, with removable mixer shaft for easy cleaning;
  • the three-sized cutter to make tagliolini, spaghetti alla chitarra, tagliatelle and pappardelle;
  • the double sheet ravioli machine with interchangeable moulds that take a few seconds to replace and ensure you produce different sizes of ravioli (you can produce up to 25 kg of ravioli per hour):
  • the potato gnocchi and chicche forming unit complete with flouring unit (up to 20 kg of gnocchi can be produced per hour).

 

Pasta during Spring and Father’s Day

Pasta during Spring and Father's Day

Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a civil recurrence that is celebrated all over the world, even if on different dates. In countries of Catholic tradition, this feast is associated with St. Joseph, protector of the family fathers, and is therefore celebrated on March 19th. In the Anglo-Saxon countries, Father’s Day is held on the third Sunday of June. Whatever day is celebrated, this feast is very heartfelt: Children generally prepare something to give to their dad and a good idea would be to have them participate in the preparation of a nice dinner in his honor!

Some tips for super pasta dishes!

Pasta during Spring and Father’s Day? The typical menus for the Father’s Day are different according to the geographical areas. In many areas of our peninsula, we eat pasta and chickpeas, a dish typical of rural tradition, poor but rich in flavor. Lasagna is also very widespread, both in the classic version with ragù, as well as green, and cannelloni stuffed with ricotta and spinach. Other recipes made for this day are pasta in the oven and the tasty and creamy macaroni with cheese.

First dishes in Spring

Pasta during Spring and Father’s Day? Father’s Day also coincides with the arrival of the Spring season, so there are numerous recipes for first courses that can be made with typical seasonal products. Zucchini, asparagus, turnip greens, fava beans are just some of the ingredients that can enrich our pasta dishes. Therefore, from traditional orecchiette to turnip tops, pasta cooked with zucchini or asparagus sauces, or soups with broad beans or peas: You’ll be spoiled for choice!

 

Repair of ravioli machines

Repair of ravioli machines

A pasta for special occasions

Stuffed pasta is a typical gastronomic specialty of Italian cuisine. It is often served on special occasions, such as holidays (Christmas, Easter) or special events (birthdays, etc.). Stuffed pasta is made up of a sheet of pasta, inside which you can put egg or not, and a mixture based on various ingredients (meat, fish, vegetables, cheeses). It is widespread throughout the peninsula, but especially in central-northern Italy. Here, often, every city or region has its own version. If you have a pasta factory and want to make stuffed pasta, it is useful to have a ravioli machine.

Various types of ravioli machines

For the production of ravioli, you can use a double-sheet ravioli machine or a ravioli and cappelletti machine. Obviously, the choice depends on the type of stuffed pasta you want to produce. The ravioli and cappelletti machines are particularly suitable for pasta with a filling of meat, while ravioli machines can be used for fillings also composed of other ingredients. Both machines allow you to create ravioli with different shapes, thanks to the interchangeable molds. What to do if the machine fails or does not work as it should? Let’s see a solution in the case of the repair of a ravioli machine.

Advice in the event of a fault

Unfortunately, even our ravioli machine or ravioli and cappelletti machine can suffer a damage. In this case, we advise you not to attempt to repair the fault yourself, with the risk of doing greater damage, but to contact a company specialized in the repair of ravioli machines, such as Cocozza. Our technicians will advise you in the best way possible about the damage, indicating the best and most advantageous solution to solve your problem.

 

Technical assistance for kneading machines

Technical assistance for kneading machines

A perfect dough

The first step in the production of pasta is the dough. It is composed of very few ingredients: flour (which can be of various types, not only wheat, but also special flours, such as wholemeal, gluten-free or different cereals, such as kamut, buckwheat, spelled, etc. ) and water. Depending on the type of pasta you want to obtain, you can also add eggs. Once these ingredients were mixed by hand and it took a long time to obtain large quantities of the product. Today, fortunately, kneading machines have been introduced and they make it possible to automate the process and to realize large quantities of dough in a short time, without losing the quality of the artisanal product.

The kneading machines

The kneading machines on the market are motorized machines equipped with a tank of different capacities according to the models (from 15 up to 85 kg). The tank is mounted on a base and is often foldable, manually and / or automatically, in order to facilitate the passage of the mixture in other machines. Generally, the kneading machines are made of stainless steel and / or certified materials that can come in contact with food. The kneading shaft is removable in order to allow an efficient cleaning. If a machine should fail, you can contact the technical assistance for kneading machines.

Repair of kneading machines

If the kneading machine presents problems, it is advisable to immediately contact the kneading machines technical assistance. Cocozza guarantees a high level of quality thanks to the specialized technicians who have provided this type of service for years. Aware that every day when the kneader machine is not used means a significant loss of turnover, our technical assistance intervenes in a timely manner, trying to resolve the failure as soon as possible or, in any case, to provide the best advice.