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What is 'traditional' lasagna?


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What is 'traditional' lasagna?

bmw89 | | Jan 28, 2013 10:39 AM

So, it began with purchasing a couple pounds of beautiful grass-fed beef from the local farmer's market. After some debating over how to use it, I decided I'd finally tackle a true homemade lasagna -- noodles and all. I perused some recipes and came up with a conundrum: it appears there's a school of thought (I never knew existed) that insists traditional lasagna is made with a bechamel sauce, bolognese, and parmesan -- no ricotta or mozzarella. In fact, I've read multiple articles that balk at the thought of using ricotta particularly in lasagna.

Friends, please shed some light on this topic.