PASTA is a family favourite dish cooked by thousands of Brits every week, but it turns out you’ve been draining your pasta all wrong.
A woman on TikTok revealed the “right” way to use a colander when cooking in the kitchen[/caption]
“I was today years old when I realised I should cook pasta IN the colander to save my back. Am I the only one?” she said.
“Pasta is life… now I feel a bit silly.”
Dani then went on to show herself putting her colander in a pot before pouring in her pasta of choice.
“My Italian ancestors would be soooo disappointed I’m sure,” she wrote in a comment.
“Have had this pot and colander for a longggg time. My nonna is for sure turning in her grave in disappointment at me.”
While it might seem simple, it has proven to be a hit with viewers, as at the time of writing it had almost 160k views and thousands of comments.
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Many people couldn’t believe that they hadn’t thought of the idea themselves.
“Ohhh my god why di I not put two and two together,” one person said.
“I never knew but wowww,” said another.
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Someone else added: “Giiiirl I never knew this either.”
Not everyone was impressed with the hack, which they expressed in the comment section.
“Save you a whole 10 seconds?” a commenter asked.
Dani responded: “I have terrible upper body strength to lift a large pot, a small change like this will help me. It’s the little things sometimes.”
Dani said her Italian ancestors would be disappointed in her for just realising[/caption]
Dani showed herself putting her colander in a pot before pouring in her pasta of choice[/caption]
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