How To Cook The Perfect Pasta - Gordon Ramsay

  • Published on Jan 9, 2014
  • Top tips on how to how to cook angel hair pasta - with principles that you can apply to cooking any shape. If you have any others, let us know - always keen to learn.
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  • jhay ola
    jhay ola 15 hours ago

    Nice work :) you can check this link also on how to cook a filipino style spaghetti :)

  • Dom Cruise
    Dom Cruise 19 hours ago

    Most Italians just unknowingly drip some of the oil from their face into the boiling water and don’t even realize its keeping the pasta from sticking.

  • Mr globypants
    Mr globypants Day ago

    BrUh EvErY tImE I Hear Al DenTe I thInK AbOut JacK StaubEr

  • Drewpott
    Drewpott Day ago

    Y'all know adding a minor amount of oil wont cause the slippery issue, adding to much causes it to become oily

  • Half Shine
    Half Shine 2 days ago

    Nice kitchen! what a strong personality! Unluckily, he made almost 3 errors in the simple act of boiling pasta, really i expected more from the most popular chef in the wolrd. But, are we allowed to call chefs ppl who don't even know to cook pasta? :/

  • Quality Content
    Quality Content 2 days ago

    No oil!!

  • Giulia & co
    Giulia & co 2 days ago

    No No No! Please trust me, I’m italian...
    1) put water in a pot and turn on and fire up the stove
    2) when water boils add salt and DURUM WHEAT PASTA (it’s very important not to use soft wheat pasta) , DON’T ADD OIL!
    3) after 5/10 minutes (it depends on the type of pasta) try it and if it is ok (not too hard and not too soft) take it out and drain it.
    4) add COOKED tomato sauce (NOT KETCHUP), or any other dressing you like.
    5) enjoy 😋

  • Giulia & co
    Giulia & co 2 days ago +2

    Sorry Gordon, this is not the right way to cook pasta 🤦‍♀️

  • Lightwood Princess
    Lightwood Princess 2 days ago

    Dopo aver visto ciò che ha fatto alla pasta scolata, sono scesi tutti gli déi dell' Olimpo.
    Toglietegli le stelle Michelin, o tutti i meriti che ha.

  • Preet MJ
    Preet MJ 3 days ago

    I can't find angel pasta 🤔🤔🤔

  • Butter Brot
    Butter Brot 3 days ago

    schmeckt nicht

  • GiovixTM TV
    GiovixTM TV 4 days ago

    Ragazzi lo spiegano anche nelle scuole ALBERGHIERE che mettere un goccio di olio in acqua di cottura della pasta serve a non far attaccare la pasta. Non ha fatto nulla di strano. Ha cucinato un semplice spaghetti cacio e pepe.

  • Trollface Killa
    Trollface Killa 4 days ago

    Don't add oil...unless you want the sauce to slide off -_-

  • Mr. Vodka
    Mr. Vodka 4 days ago

    If i makes macarons then water just comes up.

  • Sincere One
    Sincere One 4 days ago

    That wasn't no damn table spoon of olive oil!!

  • Tadanari Lee
    Tadanari Lee 5 days ago +6

    The thumbnail looks like a thumbnail from rap music video

  • Sesè 1
    Sesè 1 5 days ago

    Che cazzo ho appena visto

  • MarcusofMenace
    MarcusofMenace 5 days ago

    Did.... Did he just put fucking oil in the water?!

  • Maj Gonzales
    Maj Gonzales 6 days ago

    Amazing video on how to cook pasta. Check this link also on how to cook pasta Enjoy!

  • Joyce Pacheco
    Joyce Pacheco 6 days ago Gordon says DO add olive oil to the water to prevent sticking 🤔 I've been watching other chefs who say DON'T do that because it isn't necessary and causes your sauce to slide I quit doing that. 😂 so which is it???

  • shan ice
    shan ice 7 days ago

    why is it so *zoomed* in sis... im gg blind

  • Predycate
    Predycate 7 days ago


  • Van Vantelaquism
    Van Vantelaquism 7 days ago

    Is he always mad?

  • Devian
    Devian 8 days ago

    Pewds is a better chef

  • Peanut Romano
    Peanut Romano 8 days ago +11

    Gordon: * adds oil to pasta *
    Italians: porco dio
    I'm Italian American

  • Francesco Stacchiotti
    Francesco Stacchiotti 8 days ago +1

    Almeno tu fai la pasta come Dio comanda a differenza di tutti gli altri che non sono italiani

    • pelato salato
      pelato salato 8 days ago

      Ma anche tu metti l'olio e il sale nell' acqua fredda?

  • ShannaShow
    ShannaShow 8 days ago


  • Sam Säm
    Sam Säm 8 days ago

    My dinner went from mashed noodles to perfect pasta 🍝. Thanks Ramsay

  • TrapaneseDOC Gaming
    TrapaneseDOC Gaming 8 days ago

    Olio... dico solo questo.....

  • Aarron Ortiz
    Aarron Ortiz 9 days ago

    That is bad ass !!

    LEOPARDTWO 9 days ago

    Recommend not adding oil to the water. More work to clean the pot! Add the oil to the cooked pasta in the bowl.

  • Clemente Imperiali
    Clemente Imperiali 10 days ago +2

    Bevi del cianuro

  • Clemente Imperiali
    Clemente Imperiali 10 days ago +2

    Datti fuoco

  • Clemente Imperiali
    Clemente Imperiali 10 days ago +2


  • Clemente Imperiali
    Clemente Imperiali 10 days ago +1

    Olio nell acqua

  • Manuel fire
    Manuel fire 10 days ago

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  • Orangeee
    Orangeee 10 days ago

    Its bland

  • Amtul Rahim
    Amtul Rahim 10 days ago

    U are a i

  • 1970harleybike
    1970harleybike 10 days ago

    Go Piss Moron..

  • Matteo Ri.
    Matteo Ri. 11 days ago +1

    Praticamente un italiano qualsiasi è praticamente meglio di uno chef americano

  • Grecia
    Grecia 11 days ago

    Are you british english?

  • Acciangelo Magari
    Acciangelo Magari 11 days ago

    No, no, no
    Non serve a nulla mettere olio nell’acqua di cottura. È uno spreco alimentare !!!!!
    L’ olio si usa solo per condire la pasta quando è cotta
    I tempi di cottura sono, di solito, indicati sulla confezione della pasta
    E, buon appetito a tutti 😋

  • Retro 80's
    Retro 80's 12 days ago +31


    • Jordan
      Jordan 3 days ago

      Retro 80's Lololololol

  • Lisa Summer
    Lisa Summer 12 days ago

    Oil in the water..... 🤦🏻‍♀️ it does not separate the noodles....

    • Yusuf Noor
      Yusuf Noor 12 days ago

      It does but it also prevents the sauce from sticking to it

  • Satans Daughter
    Satans Daughter 12 days ago

    He looks like he’s in a rush

  • communism
    communism 12 days ago

    You guys are dumb, to know if your noodles are done,
    They have to stick to the wall.


  • Justin White
    Justin White 14 days ago +2

    Directions unclear lost a leg.

  • cazz'in culo non fa figli ma fa male se lo pigli

    Questo tipo si crede "il re della cucina" ma non è neanche degno di portare le scarpe alle nonne/bisnonne italiane

    This is believed to be "the king of the kitchen but is not even worthy to bring the shoes to italian grandmothers/great grandmothers,believe me

  • Surianath
    Surianath 14 days ago +3

    *Italians have left the chat*

  • Alex Surh
    Alex Surh 14 days ago +20

    Is he always on speed or somthing? lol

    • Reid
      Reid Day ago

      Alex Surh yeah he boofs speed everyday

  • Lalala life
    Lalala life 14 days ago

    Why does he look like he really needs to use the washroom?

  • Emily Contreras
    Emily Contreras 14 days ago

    olive OOL

  • Gabriel
    Gabriel 14 days ago


  • RedstoneGuy929 Gaming
    RedstoneGuy929 Gaming 15 days ago +94

    **puts oil in water**
    Italians: **inhuman noises**

  • Mark Conmigo
    Mark Conmigo 15 days ago

    Wow awesome! Also try this link on how to cook perfect sphagetti

  • chris52lad
    chris52lad 16 days ago

    To test my pasta I throw it at the wall If it sticks it's ready.

  • That Kid Kenji
    That Kid Kenji 16 days ago +1

    No one should put oil at a pasta,it makes it slip and slide away

    • Alex Surh
      Alex Surh 10 days ago

      yea its really annoying trying to eat it and it flies off the fork

  • luigi marotta
    luigi marotta 16 days ago

    Ma ch sfaccimm t stai magnann

  • Stella's Tube
    Stella's Tube 16 days ago +5

    as an italian I'm really disappointed

    • Stella's Tube
      Stella's Tube 3 days ago

      @Gavin Allred how do I prove you I'm italian

    • Stella's Tube
      Stella's Tube 3 days ago

      @Gavin Allred yeah, keep thinking I'm not Italian.
      but you should know google translate sucks
      and I don't need it because

    • Gavin Allred
      Gavin Allred 3 days ago

      @Stella's Tube Google translate sure comes in handy doesn't it?

    • Stella's Tube
      Stella's Tube 5 days ago

      fuck you I'm italian
      ti ammazzo la mamma stai zitto

    • Gavin Allred
      Gavin Allred 6 days ago

      Taking a look at your channel I doubt:
      1. That you are italian
      2.You have the faintest idea how to cook

  • Hidden Desire
    Hidden Desire 16 days ago +2

    I can easily agree with the whole easy to overcook or undercook bit when it comes to making Angel Hair. Never did try pepper on my pasta, but oil and salt were always present in the preparation.
    Also is it just me or does anyone else just fully soak the pasta when adding it to the bowl? I’ve had people badmouth my practice, but honestly it is so it cooks evenly, not overly soft at one end and firmer at another.

  • marvinc999
    marvinc999 17 days ago +5

    Olive oil with water ? April Fool's Day - right ?

  • Agent Andrew Milton Pinkerton detective Agency

    looks like he is falling is he drunk

  • Shaw Tearlach
    Shaw Tearlach 17 days ago

    What song is in the background?

  • Dave Kessler
    Dave Kessler 17 days ago

    For everybody losing their shit about the oil-- he's cooking capellini, not papardelle. Even if you get a hand made bronze die cut capellini it's just not going to have the surface texture of the larger pastas that gets "fuzzy" and makes the sauce stick. In this case, there's so much more surface area because of how small the diameter of capellini it's probably fine to use some oil because it's gonna take a lot more sauce anyways. Gordon probably does so here because he's used to working in a kitchen where the convenience of not having to babysit pasta can make a world of difference on your multitasking tap.

  • SpartOn Narc
    SpartOn Narc 18 days ago

    Gordon is shaking because he wants to pee or go to the restroom.

  • Variety Flavors
    Variety Flavors 18 days ago

    I want to follow this guy’s recipes, but he doesn’t give your recipes he just shows you what he does

  • Whiterun Guard
    Whiterun Guard 18 days ago

    Somebody touch a my spaghet

  • Gayan Rajith
    Gayan Rajith 19 days ago

    hey there, I found a good video about lasagna. It's by far the best video. I've watched about cooking a nice lasagna. It's very testy. Wow.......................You can watch it here

  • Gayan Rajith
    Gayan Rajith 20 days ago

    hey there, I found a good video about KFC fried Chicken. It's by far the best video. I've watched about cooking a nice KFC. You can watch it here

  • Alex Starkey
    Alex Starkey 21 day ago +1

    I love how everyone thinks he’s on drugs or some sort of stimulant but if you actually work In a kitchen it’s actuallly reallly fast paced. He’s probably jittery because he’s worked so long at a fast pace that it’s probably weird for him to work like this with “ all the tine in the world” .

  • Ed Deme
    Ed Deme 21 day ago

    Amazing this is so informative I can't wait to have mine and I'm so hungry now . For more recipe tutorial you may visit for more details.

  • Goo gle
    Goo gle 21 day ago

    Another 5 star chef said not to add oil to the oil because the sauce cannot properly adhere to the spagetti

  • Giuseppe Sacco
    Giuseppe Sacco 22 days ago

    Every time someone add olive oil to the water of the pasta, an Italian chef dies!
    Not even the ABC of how to cook the Pasta and he is making billions just pretending to be a chef. :)

  • Must Stay Anonymous
    Must Stay Anonymous 22 days ago +3

    But, But,

  • Butt Hole
    Butt Hole 22 days ago

    tell me he's not on cocaine

  • Mia Chan
    Mia Chan 23 days ago

    .i have stomach problem and can not eat any pasta if its not well cooked or how some say over cooked now what Gordon ? any advise ?

  • Kenneth gravidez
    Kenneth gravidez 24 days ago awesome now i learn how to cook pasta sweeeeeeet chick thes link in how to cook pork rebs

  • Iam Matrix
    Iam Matrix 25 days ago +1

    For the first time I see that the kangaroo can cook and can talk about it

  • Iam Matrix
    Iam Matrix 25 days ago


  • David Haddad
    David Haddad 25 days ago

    Oil stops the pasta from adhering to each other, yes. It also stops it from adhering to the sauce you nobhead

  • Delfo Movi
    Delfo Movi 25 days ago

    Who ever disliked can't cook lol.

    DJ SPACE INVADER 26 days ago +3

    I just had a break up and my friend who is obsessed with spaghetti sent me this 😂😂😂😂

  • The Retro Theater
    The Retro Theater 27 days ago

    notice no running cold water over the noodles. You have to do that if you aren't serving it right then as Ramsay is. If you don't cool the noodles before seasoning them they will continue to cook and angel hair cooks so quickly it will turn to a sticky mess quickly unless the pasta is going to be instantly plated. Ramsay is a restaurant chef not a family home kitchen cook.

  • Tony Lawlor
    Tony Lawlor 28 days ago

    You want the pasta to be sticky so that the sauce sticks to the pasta when you are eating say a bolognese sauce with it. I am not Italian but even I know putting oil in the water is just plain stupid.

  • 11nf3n0
    11nf3n0 28 days ago

    Nana b’s spaghetti is better

  • Mikey Guiban
    Mikey Guiban 29 days ago

    Thank you Chef.

  • brOnze sUn
    brOnze sUn 29 days ago

    thank u Mr Ramsay - brOnze sUn

  • Ryu Tanada
    Ryu Tanada 29 days ago

    Tried this, ended up with chow mein

  • Deeper Forest
    Deeper Forest 29 days ago

    Is he on meth or some? LMFAO

  • Roevynel Sentillas
    Roevynel Sentillas 29 days ago

    woow i like this

  • Simon Truöl
    Simon Truöl Month ago

    And i thougt Gordon Ramsay would be a perfect cook but he puts oil in the water the sauce wont stick to the Pasta

  • Cinema Klasik
    Cinema Klasik Month ago

    Amazing video on how to cook pasta.Check this link on how to cook spaghetti

  • stellina Libera
    stellina Libera Month ago

    allora l'olio serve forse per non fare attaccare la pasta...è un trucco per fare separare i capelli d'angelo in modo in teoria l'olio d'oliva non s dovrebbe usare magari meglio usare l'olio di semi che non invade tanto il gusto ma ne basta poco olio un quarto di cucchiaio nell' acqua di cottura

  • Emman024z34 YT
    Emman024z34 YT Month ago

    I want to see you react to the pasta n more product and the meme Version of it

  • Neil Tequin
    Neil Tequin Month ago

    amazing video on how to make a pasta. check this link also on how to cook a delisious filipino spaghetti

  • jvounike s
    jvounike s Month ago +1

    Raga ma dite tutti che gordon a buttate l'olio nel aqcua . È il sale?? Vergognia 😂😂 senza sale fa schif😂😂.

    • Stella's Tube
      Stella's Tube 16 days ago

      ma che cazz
      non si è capito niente
      e comunque il sale va messo dopo che l'acqua bolle
      e l'olio non va messo nell'acqua

  • 織田信長
    織田信長 Month ago

    Thx cheaf ❤❤❤

  • Mauro Ferretti
    Mauro Ferretti Month ago

    Lascia perdere gli spaghetti , non fanno per te . Occupati della cucina americana , lascia stare l'italiana che non fa per te .

  • anjocute te
    anjocute te Month ago

    amazing video on how to cook pasta. Check this link also on how to cook spaghetti.

  • Alessio Martinolli
    Alessio Martinolli Month ago

    No non si fa così a fare la pasta non si mette l'olio nello scolapasta con il sale e il pepe.... Gordon translate this please