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How to make pasta

How to make pasta

Yields2 Servings

 200 g 00 Flour (plus extra for kneading)
 2 Eggs
 1 pinch Fine sea salt

1

Pile the flour onto a clean work surface, make a well in the centre, crack the eggs into the well and sprinkle with salt. Use fingers in a stirring motion until everything is incorporated.

2

Flour a work surface with extra flour and knead until it feels satiny roll into a ball and wrap in cling film and refrigerate for 1 hour.

3

After it has rested flour a work surface and roll out then put through a pasta roller 2 or 3 times on the widest setting folding in half after each roll. Begin working your way down the roller setting until at thinnest.

4

Allow the dough to sit at room temperature and dry slightly before cutting into the desired shape. If the pasta becomes to dry it can crack when you try cutting it. If you don't have a pasta roller you can roll the dough out as thin as possible with a rolling pin, allow to dry slightly then cut into tagliatelle or whatever shape you desire.

5

To cook bring a large pot of salted water to the boil immerse pasta and cook for 1 - 2 minutes. Keep in mind fresh pasta doesn't take as long to cook as dried.

Ingredients

 200 g 00 Flour (plus extra for kneading)
 2 Eggs
 1 pinch Fine sea salt

Directions

1

Pile the flour onto a clean work surface, make a well in the centre, crack the eggs into the well and sprinkle with salt. Use fingers in a stirring motion until everything is incorporated.

2

Flour a work surface with extra flour and knead until it feels satiny roll into a ball and wrap in cling film and refrigerate for 1 hour.

3

After it has rested flour a work surface and roll out then put through a pasta roller 2 or 3 times on the widest setting folding in half after each roll. Begin working your way down the roller setting until at thinnest.

4

Allow the dough to sit at room temperature and dry slightly before cutting into the desired shape. If the pasta becomes to dry it can crack when you try cutting it. If you don't have a pasta roller you can roll the dough out as thin as possible with a rolling pin, allow to dry slightly then cut into tagliatelle or whatever shape you desire.

5

To cook bring a large pot of salted water to the boil immerse pasta and cook for 1 - 2 minutes. Keep in mind fresh pasta doesn't take as long to cook as dried.

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