Without a doubt, each and every one of the KitchenAid pasta attachments holds supernatural powers. Don’t believe me? Attach any one of them to the hub of your mixer, make some fresh pasta, and listen carefully to the conversation veering direction:
“…sipping an espresso in Piazza San Marco… la dolce vita… those Venitian gondolas… gelato in the trattoria…” It’s a safe bet that they’ve never set foot in Italy, but they can’t help themselves. Your exquisite fresh noodles are imbued with magical powers.
Any of these mixer attachments can work magic to empower you to create authentic homemade Italian pasta that will transport your guests straight to Italy – pronto! Let’s take a look at each of these little wizards, shall we?
KitchenAid Pasta Excellence Set (KPEX)
Three attachment sets (see below) combine to form the KPEX:
. KPRA Pasta Sheet Roller and Cutter Set;
. KPCA Pasta Cutter Companion Set;
. KRAV Ravioli Maker.
For noodle fanatics, the KPEX represents endless possibilities. This set enables you to create a cornucopia of fresh homemade pasta to satisfy everyone’s appetite: spaghetti, fettuccini, lasagna, angel hair pasta, thick egg noodles, and even ravioli. Read our full review of the KitchenAid Pasta Excellence attachment set.
KitchenAid Ravioli Maker (KRAV)
Note that the KRAV is part of the above KPEX Pasta Excellence set. It is also designed to complement the KPRA Pasta Roller attachment (above).
Use to make your choice of meat-, cheese- or vegetable-filled ravioli and round up your selection of fresh homemade pasta dishes. Read all about the KRAV KitchenAid Ravioli Maker Attachment here.
KPEXTA KitchenAid Pasta Extruder Attachment
This attachment includes:
. pasta extruder
. 6 interchangeable plates: spaghetti, rigatoni, fusilli, bucatini, large macaroni, small macaroni
. storage case for pasta plates
. cleaning brush
. auger and hook
. pasta ring
. combo tool
For added variety, the KPEXTA pasta extruder attachment lets you make tube-shaped noodles such as bucatini, rigatoni, macaroni (large or small), as well as spaghetti and fusilli. Find out if the KPEXTA Pasta Press is right for you.
KitchenAid Pasta Roller Attachment Set (KPRA)
Note that the KPRA is part of the above KPEX Pasta Excellence set.
Flat noodle enthusiasts will appreciate the 9 thickness settings of the adjustable pasta sheet roller which allow you to make thin linguini as easily as thick egg noodles, fettucini, lasagne noodles, angel hair pasta, tagliatelle, spaghetti, and more. Bet you can’t wait to discover what the KPRA Pasta Roller Set can do.
KitchenAid Pasta Cutter (KPCA)
Note that the KPCA is part of the above KPEX.
It can also be used in conjunction with the KPSA Pasta Sheet Roller (sold separately). For lovers of angel hair or egg noodles, the KPCA is the perfect attachment. Think of the marvelous dishes you can create with the KPCA KitchenAid Pasta Cutter.
KitchenAid Pasta Roller (KPSA)
The KPSA Pasta Roller includes:
. pasta roller
. cleaning brush
Note that the KPSA is part of the above KPEX.
It can also be used in conjunction with the KPCA Pasta Cutter (sold separately). It measures approximately 3-1/2″ x 9-3/5″ x 2″; the usual 1-year limited warranty applies.
The KPSA KitchenAid Pasta Roller creates 6-inch sheets of pasta which are the perfect size to feed into either the pasta cutters or ravioli makers. Two settings allow you to select between thick and thin according to your preferences. Perfect for making thick pappardelle noodles, squares for large ravioli or roll into long sheets for lasagna. Hand washing is recommended.
De-Stress with KitchenAid Pasta Attachments
No more hand kneading, rolling and cutting! That’s what KitchenAid pasta attachments are here for. Just secure any of the above attachments into the hub of any of their stand mixers whether Classic, Artisan or Professional, and you’re good to go! The motor of that powerful mixer goes to work, and your hands are freed to guide the pasta – pure genius!
And remember, you can easily make an extra batch of dough and freeze some of your masterpieces for later. Now that takes the pressure out of entertaining…Share This!